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.


Mr Theodore Keefer III - Informed On: January 13, 2017

CS-12, Class of 1970, Deceased on August 4, 2016

No further information is available.

Capt (Ret) Michael Hughes - Informed On: January 3, 2017

CS-01, Class of 1962, Deceased on December 29, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. The funeral service was held on 3 Jan 2016 at 1000 hours at Christ Church; 118 N Washington St; Alexandria, VA 22314. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date still to be determined.

C4C Timothy Barber - Informed On: January 3, 2017

Class of 2020, Deceased on December 31, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Memorial service will be held on 9 Jan 2017 at 1100 hours at the First United Methodist Church; 3160 E Spring Creek Parkway; Plano, TX 75074. A funeral service will be held on 12 Jan 2017 at 1330 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Interment will follow in the USAFA Cemetery.

Mr Gregory Faltin - Informed On: January 3, 2017

CS-01, Class of 1987, Deceased on December 28, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral mass was said on 2 Jan 2016 at St Patrick's Catholic Church in Louisville, KY. His family has suggested that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Dare to Care; 5803 Fern Valley Rd; Louisville, KY 40228 (502) 966-3821 www.daretocare.org.

Dr Gary Johnson - Informed On: January 3, 2017

CS-16, Class of 1966, Deceased on December 31, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. No services are scheduled. His family has suggested that memorial doantions in lieu of flowers be made to the Front Range German Shepherd Rescue www.frgsr.org.

Col (Ret) Charles Bergman - Informed On: December 29, 2016

CS-25, Class of 1975, Deceased on December 25, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will held on 31 Dec 2016 beginning at 1000 hours. The funeral service will begin at 1100 hours. Both events will take place at the Deer River Bible Church; 34471 State Hiwy 6; Deer River, MN 56636 (218) 246-9570. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.

Dr Richard Willett , PhD - Informed On: December 27, 2016

CS-10, Class of 1967, Deceased on December 24, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A graveside service will be held on 30 Dec 2016 at 1200 hours at Raleigh Memorial Park; 7501 Glenwood Ave; Raleigh, NC 27612. A celebration of Life will be held on 30 Dec 2016 at 1400 hours at St Andrews Presbyterian Church; 7506 Falls of Neuse Rd;Raleigh, NC 27615. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; 26 Broadway, 14th Floor; New York, NY 10004 (800) 533-2873 www.jdrf.org or to St Andrews Presbyterian Church (see address above) (919) 847-1913 http://saintandrewsraleigh.weebly.com/give.html.

Mr Richard Day - Informed On: December 27, 2016

Deceased on December 22, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services will be held on a date to be determined at the Woodside Country Club in Aiken, SC. The family has suggested that donation in lieu of flowers be made to the Aiken Heart Association; PO Box 5211; Aiken, SC 29804.

Lt Col (Ret) Jack Paterno , Jr - Informed On: December 20, 2016

CS-10, Class of 1964, Deceased on October 22, 2016

No condolence information is available. Services were held in Bronx, NY at the time of his passing. He is entombed in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY. Memorial donations may be made to the Burlington County Animal Shelter; 35 Academy Dr; Westampton, NJ 08060

Judge Philip Lane - Informed On: December 19, 2016

CS-07, Class of 1961, Deceased on December 15, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation was held from 1800-2000 hours on 18 Dec 2016 at the Harper Funeral Home; San Angelo, TX, The funeral service will be held on 19 Dec 2016 at 1100 hours at the First Christian church;29 N Oaks St; San Angelo, TX 76903. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery; 1120 West Ave N; San Angelo, TX 76901. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the following charities: YMCA www,ymca.net Shriners Hospitals for Children; Office of Development; 2900 Rocky Point Dr; Tampa, FL 33607 (800) 241-4438 www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org St Jude Children's Research Hospital; PO Box 1893; Memphis, TN 38101-9950 (800) 785-5071 Fax: (901) 578-2805 wwwstjude.org

Lt Col (Ret) Thomas Meyer - Informed On: December 16, 2016

CS-23, Class of 1968, Deceased on November 25, 2016

Services were held at the time of his passing. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Maj David Goodale - Informed On: December 13, 2016

CS-01, Class of 2004, Deceased on December 12, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 29 Dec 2016 at 1000 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Interment will immediately follow in the USAFA Cemetery.

1st Lt Johnathon Haase - Informed On: December 12, 2016

CS-23, Class of 2013, Deceased on November 23, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Lt Haase was interred in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery; 2617 Vinson Hwy SE; Milledgeville, GA on 5 Dec 2016.

Brig Gen (Ret) Richard Fullerton - Informed On: December 12, 2016

CS-11, Class of 1983, Deceased on December 11, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 16 Dec 2016 at 1200 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Inurnment will immediately follow in the USAFA Cemetery.

Ms Mary Snyder - Informed On: December 1, 2016

CS-37, Class of 1980, Deceased on April 16, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held at the time of her passing. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Norhwest Harvest; PO Box 12272; Seattle, WA 98102 (206) 923-7441 www.northwestharvest.org.

Lt Col (Ret) William Raines III - Informed On: November 30, 2016

CS-25, Class of 1982, Deceased on November 28, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation and Funeral service will be held on 2 Dec 2016 at the Southeast Christian Church; 920 Blankenbaker Pkwy; Louisville, KY 40243  (502) 253-8000.  Visitation will start at 1100 hours until the service at 1300 hours.  Burial will be in Cave Hill Cemetery; 701 Baxter Ave; Louisville, KY 40204. While flowers will be appreciated, the family has also suggested that donations may be made to the following charities: Southeast Christian Church; 920 Blankenbaker Pkwy; Louisville, KY 40243  (502) 253-8000 Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517; Topeka, KS 66675  (877) 448-3997 www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Capt Carson Bird - Informed On: November 28, 2016

CS-09, Class of 2008, Deceased on November 26, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 9 Dec 2016 at 1400 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Capt Bird's body was donated for research. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the following charities: One Leg Up On Life; 505 Kenny Way; Las Vegas, NV 89107 www.oneleguponlife.org which will redirect you to a Go Fund Me page. Pigskin Patriots; 10375 Old Alabama Road Connector, Suite 300; Alpharetta, GA 30022 www.pigskinpatriots.org

Capt Andrew Finley - Informed On: November 23, 2016

CS-23, Class of 2012, Deceased on November 17, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held from 1700-2000 hours on 25 Nov 2016 at the Anglin Funeral Home; 402 Donelson Pkwy; Dover, TN 37058 (931) 232-5454 www.anglinfuneralhome.com. The funeral service will be held on 26 Nov 2016 at 1000 hours at the funeral home.

Lt Col (Ret) Richard Penn , Jr - Informed On: November 15, 2016

CS-11, Class of 1959, Deceased on November 10, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be held on 19 Nov 2016 from 1600-1900 hours at the Smith Funeral Home; 135 N Broad St; Milford, CT 06460 (203) 874-2588 www.georgejsmithandson.com. The funeral service will begin at 1800 hours on 19 Nov 2016 at the funeral home. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA on 8 Mar 2017 at 0900 hours. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Disabled American Veterans; PO Box 14301; Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 (877) 426-2838 www.dav.org.

Lt Col (Ret) Daniel Pflueger - Informed On: November 7, 2016

CS-07, Class of 1972, Deceased on April 12, 2010

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held at the time of his passing. The family suggested that memorial donations be made to the charity of the donor's choice.

Mr Mark Wise - Informed On: November 7, 2016

CS-20, Class of 1968, Deceased on October 12, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held in Hawaii for the family.

Mr Keith Brandin - Informed On: November 4, 2016

CS-06, Class of 1979, Deceased on October 31, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A private family service was held 6 Nov 2016. The family has suggested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; 26 Broadway, 14th Floor; New York, NY 10004 (212) 785-9595 www.jdrf.org

Mr Jimmie Smith - Informed On: October 27, 2016

CS-07, Class of 1959, Deceased on October 22, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation is from 1000-1200 hours on 25 Oct 2016 at the Freeman-Manalapan Marlboro Funeral Home; 344 Rt 9 N; Manalapan, NJ 07726 (732) 972-8484 www.freemanfuneralhomes.com. The funeral service begins at 1200 hours at the funeral home. Entombment in St. Gabriel Mausoleum in Marlboro, NJ will immediately follow the service. The family has suggested the donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517; Topeka, KS 66675 (800) 448-3997 www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Mr Harold Hamm - Informed On: October 26, 2016

CS-18, Class of 1974, Deceased on January 19, 2015

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held in Florida at the time of his passing.

Lt Col Scott Maser - Informed On: October 25, 2016

CS-15, Class of 1987, Deceased on October 23, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 28 Oct 2016 at 1130 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant chapel. Interment will immediately follow at the the USAFA Cemetery.

Col (Ret) James Gravette - Informed On: October 25, 2016

Deceased on October 21, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will be from 1400-1600 hours and from 1800-2000 hours on 27 Oct 2016 at Murphy Funeral Home; 4510 Wilson Blvd; Arlington, VA 22203 (703) 920-4800 www.murphy-funeralhomes.com. A funeral mass will be said on 28 Oct 2016 at 1100 hours at St. Agnes Catholic Church; 1910 N Randolph St; Arlington, VA 22207.

Col (Ret) Laney Cormney - Informed On: October 24, 2016

CS-08, Class of 1967, Deceased on September 8, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 1 Nov 2016 at 1100 hours at the Richmond Cemetery; 606 E Main St; Richmond, KY 40407. Interment will follow the ceremony. His family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Melanoma Research Foundation; PO Box 759329; Baltimore MD 21275-9329 (800 ) 673-1290 www.melanoma.org.