Gone But Not Forgotten

Honoring fallen comrades is an important part of the AOG mission and we ask to be notified as soon as possible of the death of any graduate so that we can take appropriate actions. The AOG has learned of the following graduate or cadet deaths within the past 90 days. We have posted the information we have and will update this page as more information becomes available.


Lt Col (Ret) Jeffrey Field - Informed On: May 26, 2015

CS-07, Class of 1970, Deceased on May 23, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held on 26 May 2015 from 1700-2000 hours at Hixon Brothers Funeral Home; 701 Jackson St; Alexandria, LA 71301. A funeral service will be held on 27 May 2015 at 1030 hours at the Chapel of Hixon Brothers Funeral Home. Burial will be in Alexandria Memorial Gardens; 8855 US-165; Woodworth, LA 71485. The family has suggested that donation in lieu of flowers be made to the Calvary Baptist Church Missions Fund or Building Fund; 5011 Jackson St Ext; Alexandria, LA 71303.

Lt Col (Ret) Michael Nishimuta - Informed On: May 7, 2015

CS-40, Class of 1973, Deceased on May 6, 2015

Please Contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 5 June 2015 at 1000 hours at the USAFA Cadet Catholic Chapel. Inurnment will follow at the USAFA Cemetery.

Mr John Habeich - Informed On: May 5, 2015

CS-38, Class of 1987, Deceased on April 13, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A gravesdie service will be held on 30 May 2015 at 1000 hours at the Saint Frncis Catholic Cemetery; 2033 N 48th St; Phoenix, AZ 85008. If sending flowers, please send to the Main Alter at the cemetery.

Mr John Houston - Informed On: May 5, 2015

CS-03, Class of 1959, Deceased on May 2, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services are pending at USAFA for later in the year.

Lt Col (Ret) Clark Lovrien , Jr - Informed On: May 5, 2015

CS-03, Class of 1959, Deceased on May 3, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services are pending at USAFA for later in the year.

Col (Ret) William McClure - Informed On: May 5, 2015

CS-04, Class of 1981, Deceased on January 24, 2014

Please contact the Assocition of Graduates for condolence information. A graveside service will be held on 16 July 2015 at 1100 hours at the USAFA Cemetery. In the event of inclement weather the service will be moved to the Memorial Pavilion

Mr W. Stephen Bishop - Informed On: April 28, 2015

CS-01, Class of 1960, Deceased on April 25, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A graveside service will be held on 16 May 2015 at 1300 hours at the USAFA Cemetery. In the event of inclement weather the service will be moved to the Memorial Pavilion.

Col (Ret) Gregory Lockhart - Informed On: April 24, 2015

CS-20, Class of 1977, Deceased on April 14, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 25 Apr 2015 at 1400 hours at the Pierce-Price Funeral Home; 9609 Center St; Manassas, VA 20110 (703) 257-6028 The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be sent to the American Diabetes Association; PO Box 11454; Alexandria, VA 22312 (800) 342-2383 www.diabetes.org

Mr Dean Carroll - Informed On: April 14, 2015

CS-31, Class of 1974, Deceased on March 23, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. No services will be held per the deceased request

Lt Col (Ret) Norman Roderick - Informed On: April 10, 2015

CS-03, Class of 1962, Deceased on April 6, 2015

Please contact the Associaiton of Graduates for condolence information. A private wake will be held. He will be cremated and his ashes scattered at his family's discretion. The family has suggested that donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Association of Graduates; 3116 Academy Dr; USAF Academy, CO 80840

Lt Col (Ret) J Forman Meachem - Informed On: April 10, 2015

CS-17, Class of 1973, Deceased on March 11, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services are pending at USAFA, the date is still to be determined. The family has suggested that donations, in lieu of flowers, be sent to support the USAFA National Character and Leadership Symposium (NCLS); USAFA Endowment; 3116 Academy Dr; USAF Academy, CO 80840-4402 www.usafa.org/Endowment.

Capt (Ret) Frederick Wagner IV - Informed On: April 6, 2015

CS-22, Class of 1964, Deceased on April 2, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held from 1700-2100 hrs. on 7 Apr 2015 at Forest Lawn Funeral Home; 4471 Lincoln Ave; Cypress, CA 90630-2507 (714) 828-3131. A Funeral Service will be held on 8 Ap 2015 at 0830 at St. Irenaeus Catholic Church; 5201 Evergreen Ave; Cypress, CA 90630-2951.

C1C Alexandre Quiros - Informed On: April 6, 2015

CS-31, Class of 2015, Deceased on April 2, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 8 Apr 2015 at 1345 hrs. at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel.

Lt Col Phillip Perry - Informed On: March 30, 2015

CS-28, Class of 1981, Deceased on March 24, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Celebration of Life will be held on 31 Mar 2015 at 1200 hrs at the B. A. Williams Chapel ; Williams Funeral Home; 2945 Old Tobacco Rd; Hephzibah, GA 30815 (706) 792-1003. The family will receive visitors beginning at 1100 hrs. prior to the service.

Col (Ret) Wendell Wood - Informed On: March 23, 2015

CS-22, Class of 1965, Deceased on March 22, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services are pending at this time.

Mr David Whitney - Informed On: March 23, 2015

CS-37, Class of 1972, Deceased on March 2, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service was held at his home on 9 Mar 2015. A Celebration of Life is pending in July 2015.

Mr Carlton West , Jr - Informed On: March 16, 2015

CS-22, Class of 1963, Deceased on March 15, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held on 17 Mar 2015 from 1500-1700 hrs. and from 1800-2100 hrs. at the Dahlonega Funeral Home; 20 Gibson Rd; Dahlonega, GA 30533 (706) 864-3683 www.Dahlonegafuneralhome.com. The funeral service will be held on 18 Mar 2015 at 1400 hrs. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Cavender Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family has suggeted that donations be made in lieu of flowers to the American Heart Association; PO Box 840692; Dallas, TX 75284 (800) 242-8721 www.heart.org.

Mr G. Evans - Informed On: March 9, 2015

CS-31, Class of 1977, Deceased on March 6, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Memorial Service will be held on 10 Mar 2015 at 1800 hrs. at Meyers Funeral Home; 1150 St Rd 46E; Batesville, IN 47006. Flowers may be sent to the funeral home or residence.

Mr Scott Hines - Informed On: March 2, 2015

CS-03, Class of 1992, Deceased on February 21, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 5 Mar 2015 at 1700 hrs. at the Jewish Community Center of Palm Springs-Temple Isaiah; 322 W Alejo Rd; Palm Springs, CA 92262. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be sent to Desert AIDS Project - Mental Health Services www.desertaidsproject.org (760) 323-2118

Col (Ret) Ralph Femrite - Informed On: March 2, 2015

CS-21, Class of 1967, Deceased on February 27, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 9 Mar 2015 at 1000 hrs. at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Burial will immediately follow at the USAFA Cemetery. In the event of inclement weather the graveside service will be moved to the Memorial Pavilion.