Military honors and burial are planned in
In 1955, he married Velta Anne Manning, and earned a degree in teaching before beginning a career in teaching history and English.
He was called back to active duty during the
Cuban Missile Crisis and worked in the Air Logistics Command, retiring from 37
years active duty in 1985 after service in
In retirement he moved to Punta Gorda, where he was a Rotarian.
Surviving are his wife Anne, two sons, Greg and Robert, a daughter-in-law, Melissa, five grandchildren, two brothers, Don and Carroll, and a sister, Margaret.