He never met a stranger, and leaves behind many friends. Born August 5, 1960 in Florence, AL, Rod was a son of Evelyn Rea Griffin and the late M. Rod was also the owner of Griffin Enterprises in Bon Secour, AL.

It is to each of the veterans of the gulf war that are no longer with us that we the gulf war veterans will never forget. He served 20 years which included Vietnam and the Persian Gulf War before his retirement in 1991 as a first class gunner’s mate (guns). Jay is survived by his wife Marianne, mother Bernice, his two children, 4 grandchildren and numerous relatives. Whether my Maker is prepared for the great ordeal of meeting me is another matter” -Winston Churchill Visitation: Thursday, December 10, 2009 from 6 -7 PM. Memorial Service: Thursday, December 10, 2009 at PM in the Fairhaven Funeral Chapel. Rivet Funeral Home, 425 Daniel Webster Highway Merrimack, NH, A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on December 11, 2009 at AM, at Our Lady of Mercy Catholic Church 16 Baboosic Lake Rd, Merrimack and a burial will be held in the Last Rest Cemetery of Merrimack immediately following the services. He is survived by his wife, Renea Marie Rich; step-daughter, Kylie Rebecca Cox; son, Kody James Rich and daughter Mackenzie Rae Rich of Kuna, Idaho all of whom he loved so very much.

We ask the VA now to set up a Registry of Gulf War Veterans of 1990-91 that have died! Va., he graduated from Du Pont High School in 1971 and enlisted in the U. He went on to graduate from Fischer Technical Institute in 1993 and work as an ASE certified mechanic and Virginia State Inspector at various service stations in the Virginia Beach area. For more info or an online register book go to Ralph D. Also survived by his mother, Mary Ann Rich; sister, Rae A. He was stationed in multiple locations both in the United States and abroad, including Brawdy, Wales; Puerto Rico; Jacksonville, FL; Kings Bay, GA; Norfolk, VA and San Diego, CA.

We request you honor them now, List them by name, unit, age at death, and cause of death. Cooper passed away Tuesday, November 24, 2009 at the MUSC Hospital in Charleston. Air Force as a Master Sergeant after serving 24 years, during which time he served in the Persian Gulf during Desert Storm. Air Force veteran serving in the Vietnam and Persian Gulf wars. Hudnall, 56, of Virginia Beach, VA passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. He most recently worked for Burgess Synder Industries in Virginia Beach as a member of the in-house fabrication team. Rich-Van Vranken and her husband Ronald and their children Luke, Dak and Olivia of Virginia; and his extended family residing in and around Austin, Texas. Rod, a retired, disabled veteran, enlisted in 1977 to serve his country in the U. He served as a First Class Boatswain’s Mate and Sonar Technician.

Below is the rough listing of not only our gulf war veterans that died in December 2009 but those citizens that supported the gulf war veterans. Jerry was born in Spartanburg, SC, on December 11, 1947. He was a member of the local VFW Post No.10420 in Murrells Inlet. Arr.: Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville, Mo., (816) 380- 3268. Dave was an avid fisherman, woodworker, and had unlimited interest in learning everything, but his number one real love was being a grandfather. Lawrence Silva of Virginia Beach; two daughters, Jennifer (Michael) Wells of Virginia Beach and Michelle Hudnall of Page, W. Condolences for the family may be submitted online at Cloverdale Funeral Published in Idaho Statesman on December 9, 2009 HAROLD R. “ROD”, 49, Retired First Class Petty Officer, of Morehead City, NC, went home to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 24, 2009 in Durham, NC after a month long battle with pneumonia. In addition, Rod served in the Desert Storm conflict where he worked with the Navy Seals and recieved many commendations.

9, at Korean First Presbyterian Church of Fort Walton Beach. He left this world doing the things he loved – hanging out with friends, listening to music and having a cold beer. 80 Garden City, GA 31408 912-964-2862 Morning News December 9, 2009 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at savannnahnow.com/obituaries . Richard Patrick Mullen (1945 – 2009) Richard Patrick Mullen, 64, a retired Army command sergeant major, passed away Saturday, Dec. Calling hours will be from 4PM to 7PM on December 10, 2009 at the George R. Funeral services will be held at AM on Thursday, December 10, 2009, at Powell Baptist Church with the Reverend Randall Whitaker and Douglas Hood officiating with Full Military Honors accorded. Fred was preceded in death by his Father Kenneth Ray Rich who passed away in July of 2006.

Robert Huffman’s memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., on Wednesday, Dec. Once separated from the Air Force, Jay worked at Gulfstream as an Aviation Electrician. (Martin) Cross of Merrimack, two daughters and their husbands, Pamela & Jeff Cohen of Hooksett, and Deborah & Peter Jordan of Merrimack, five grandchildren, Joey and Matthew Cohen, Makayla and Nicholas Marchand, and Hanna Jordan, a brother and his wife, David & Judy Cross of Scottsville, KY, two sisters and their husbands, Martha & Ronald Melon of Dayton, OH, and Priscilla & Frank Iosch of Washington, NH, as well as several brothers/sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, and his many close friends. – Starling Funeral Home announces the death of Retired Master Sergeant Ralph De Forest Johnson, Jr. Carol Cliatt Johnson, who entered into rest on Tuesday, December 08, 2009, at his residence. Johnson was born in Richmond County to the late Ralph D. Fred was currently enrolled at Stevens-Henager College, pursuing an Associates Degree in Medical Specialties.

Va.; five grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his biological father, Mearl Huffman. Internment will be at Barrancas National Cemetery at Pensacola N. Donations can be sent to Covenant Hospice whose service was indispensable during Robert’s care or to a Cancer Research Facility of choice. Edward Jay Lucas Edward Jay Lucas – RINCON – Edward Jay Lucas, a resident of Rincon, Georgia, laid to rest in his home on December 6, 2009. After high school he enlisted with the United States Air Force and proudly served in Desert Storm. Members of the family include his wife of 45 years, Rachel G. In April of 2008, Sergeant 1st Class Rich retired from the US Army having served his country honorably for 20 years.

(Jeffrey) Letts of Grove City, Ohio, Merilee (Ted) Davis of Indianapolis, Ind., Rexanna (Roger) Oiler of Cannelton, W. Robert is survived by his wife, Kyong Chu; two daughters and their spouses, Dave and Stacy Ambler and Henry and Tonia Fell; two grandsons, Henry and Allan Fell; parents, James and Margaret Kehoe; brothers, Thomas and James Huffman; and sister, Katherine Kehoe. Arrangements have been made through Emerald Coast Funeral Home. Jay attended Cloverdale Schools in Cloverdale, Indiana where he graduated high school. Friday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas. Peter was predeceased by his father David “Scottie” Cross. He was also retired with 33 years of service from the Georgia State Transportation Department. He was part of the 11C4V Infantry, a mortar man, an airborne specialist and US Army Ranger.

You could often find him with a fishing pole in his hand or in his workshop crafting furniture. He will forever be remembered as a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend. Army and Army Reserve retiree having served 39 years including Vietnam and the Gulf War. Johnson was the recipient of numerous military awards including the Purple Heart. Johnson; his daughters, Christina (Todd) Bradley, Grovetown, Julie (Shawn) Clayborn, Grovetown and Tracy Johnson, Harlem; His Grandchildren, Andrew Gates, Statesboro, Greg Gates, Camp Lejeune, NC and Heather (Matthew) Brown, Camp Pendleton, CA, Samantha Clayborn, Grovetown, Allie Clayborn, Grovetown and Cheyenne Johnson, Harlem; Sisters, Linda Volner, Harlem and Judy Bullard, Winfield; brother Ricky Lonergan, Appling; and mother-in- law Catherine L. He could hunt, track, fish, find and do anything and so Idaho became his hearts home. He was at the Berlin Wall when it came down and he had served during both gulf wars, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq.

Bush & Sons Funeral Home, 10 Genesee St., Camillus, NY 13031. Robert enjoyed many things in life including gardening, singing, reading, crosswords, fishing and carpentry. The visitation will be on Thursday, December 10, 2009 from pm until pm at Edmond Fahey Funeral Home in Bay St. The Procession will leave the Funeral Home on Friday, December 11, 2009 at pm for a Mass of Christian Burial at pm at Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church in Bay St. Interment will follow in Gulf Coast Memorial Cemetery & Mausoleum in Bay St. Family & Friends are encouraged to wear Saints attire. He had a wonderful sense of humor that always defined him, even during his most difficult times. During his military career Fred and Renea lived in Alaska where he had a zest for life and was an avid outdoorsman.

Contributions, in lieu of flowers may be made to you local American Heart Association. After retiring from the Air Force, Bob continued his career working overseas for private sector companies as a Journeyman Plumber. Louis, MS, sisters, Cindy Myers of Covington, LA, Karen Young & her husband, David of Abita Springs, LA, mother-in-law, Shirley Stinson of Bay St. Louis, MS, sister-in-law, Laura Stinson of Diamondhead, MS, 3 nieces, Joni Godfrey, Joli Myers & Lexie Ladner and a nephew, Christopher Young. He was also an avid model train enthusiast, was an excellent cook, and enjoyed sci-fi movies. A celebration of Fred’s life will be held Thursday, December 10, 2009 at am, at the Cloverdale Funeral Home Reception Center.