Oakes, David Robert Sr.

David R. Oakes, USAF– May 10, 2023 An obituary for David R. Oakes has not been located as of the date of this post. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Sgt. Oakes served a tour in the Vietnam War as a HH-43B/F fire fighter with Det. 3, 38th ARRS in the 1968-to-1970-time frame.

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Overton, Gaylon R.

Gaylon R. Overton, Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired)October 08, 1932 – October 18, 2000 Gaylon Royce Overton, 68, died Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2000. Services will be at 10 a.m. Friday in First Baptist Church with the Rev. Roger Orr, minister of missions, officiating. Burial will be in Northlawn Memorial Gardens by Morrison Funeral Directors. Mr. Overton…

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Oake, Robert G. Sr.

Robert G. Oake Sr., Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired)June 05, 1925 – May 10, 2023 Lt. Col. (USAF Retired) Robert “Bob” G. Oake, Sr., was a fighter pilot, helicopter instructor pilot, and contract negotiator. On May 10, 2023, he slowly slipped the surly bonds of Earth and passed peacefully into eternal life surrounded by his loving…

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O’Beirne, Henry “Harry” J

Henry ‘Harry” J. O’Beirne, Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired) August 16, 1937 – February 15, 2022 Lt. Col Henry ‘Harry” O’Beirne, 84, of Huntsville, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022. Lt. Col. O’Beirne was born August 16, 1937 in Dublin, Ireland. He immigrated to the US in 1958 where he spent a year with family in…

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O’Rourke, Edwin L.

O’Rourke, Edwin (Ed) L., USAF September 29, 1938 – April 17, 2019 Gainesville, GA Edwin “Ed” L. O’Rourke, 80, of Gainesville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at his residence. Ed was born in Warfordsburg, Pennsylvania to the late Thurman M. and Rosalie L. O’Rourke. Ed grew up in Maryland where he was active…

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Odom, James B.

James B. Odom, USAF (Retired) June 10, 1930 – December 3, 2018 A service for James B. Odom, 88, of Lufkin, will be held at 10:00 a.m. Monday, December 10, at the Gipson Funeral Home Chapel with Pastors Mark Newton and Bob Klund officiating. A graveside service at Hillcrest Cemetery will follow. Mr. Odom was…

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Olmsted, Aaron G. Jr.

Aaron “Tim” G. Olmsted Jr., Lt. Colonel, USAF (Retired) December 19, 1950 – May 13, 2011 OLMSTED, Lt. Col. Aaron “Tim” G. Jr. (USAF, Ret.) Retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Aaron “Tim” G. Olmsted, Jr., 60, of Ellington, beloved husband for 32 years of Diane (Kenyon) Olmsted, died suddenly on May 13, 2011 in Pennsylvania.…

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O’Donnell, Terry Lee

Terry Lee O’Donnell, USAF (Retired) February 12, 1945 – June 17, 2021 Roanoke, Virginia – Terry Lee O’Donnell, age 76, of Cloverdale, Virginia, passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021. Terry was born on February 12, 1945 in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. He was a Veteran of the United States Air Force having served in Vietnam as…

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Ostergaard, Ray Dean

Ray Dean Ostergaard January 19, 1940 – January 20, 2021 Ray Dean Ostergaard was the second child born to Danish immigrant Nelson Ostergaard and his wife, Evelyn Dunlap Ostergaard on January 19, 1940, in North Platte, NE. He went through the North Platte school system. While Dean was in North Platte High School, he was…

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