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.

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Maj Gen (Ret) Kip Self - Class of 1978

Deceased on January 6, 2018 - Informed on January 30, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. MGen Self graduated from CS-11. Services were held at the time of his passing. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery on a date still to be determined. His family has suggested that memorial dantions may be made in lieu of flowers to the ALS Association; Gift Processing Center; PO Box 37022; Boone, IA 50037-0022; (888) 949-2577; www.alsa.org or to the Paralyzed Veterans of America; 801 18th St NW; Washington, DC 20006; (800) 555-9140; www.pva.org.

Maj (Ret) Donald Mumford - Class of 1986

Deceased on December 29, 2017 - Informed on January 30, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Maj Mumford graduated from CS07. A funeral service was held on 2 Jan 2018 in Plainfield, IN. A meorial mass will be said on 3 Feb 2018 at 1200 hours at St. George Catholic Church; 200 N. 3rd St; New Baden, IL 62265; (618) 588-4323. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Huntington's Disease Society of America; 505 Eighth Ave, Suite 902; New York, NY 10018; (800) 345-4372; www.hdsa.org or to the educational fund set up for his children: Mumford Children's Educational Fund; c/o Hampton Gentry Funeral Home; 106 Shaw St; Plainfield, IN 46168; (317) 839-6573. His obituary may be viewed at www.hamptongentry.com.

Mr Larry Dodge - Class of 1973

Deceased on January 20, 2018 - Informed on January 24, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Viewing will be held from 0900-1045 hours on 26 Jan 2018 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, Castlewood Canyon Ward; 7160 Bayou Gulch Rd; Parker, CO 80134. A funeral service will follow at 1100 hours at the Church. A graveside service will be held on 26 Jan 2018 at 1330 hours at the USAFA Cemetery. Service information can be viewed and condolences may be left on the Parker and Elizabeth Funeral Home website www.pfh-co.com.

Col (Ret) Richard Goddard - Class of 1961

Deceased on December 29, 2017 - Informed on January 22, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Col Goddard graduated from CS-16. A graveside service and burial will be held on 16 Feb 2018 at 1200 hours at Miramar National Cemetery; 5795 Nobel Dr; San Diego, CA 92122. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the American Cancer Society; PO Box 22718; Okalhoma City, OK 73123-1718; (800) 227-2345; www.cancer.org or to the Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517; Topeka, KS 66675; (877) GIVE-WWP (448-3997); www.woundedwarriorproject.org.

Mr David Kapp - Class of 1968

Deceased on January 9, 2018 - Informed on January 12, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A celebration of life service will be held on 13 Jan 2018 at 1500 hrs at the Bluebonnet Hills Funeral Home Chapel; 5725 Colleyville Blvd; Colleyville, TX 76034; (817) 498-5894. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the ALS Association; PO Box 37022; Boone, IA 50037-0022; www.ALS.org or The Paralyzed Veterans of America ; 801 18th St NW; Washington, DC 20006-3517; (800) 555-9140; www.pva.org.

Lt Col (Ret) Thomas Pyrch - Class of 1974

Deceased on January 4, 2018 - Informed on January 9, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Lt Col Pyrch graduated from CS-26. Visitation will be held on 12 Jan 2018 from 1700-1900 hours at the Renaissance Funeral Home; 7615 Six Forks Rd; Raleigh, NC 27615; (919) 866-1866; www.rfhr.com. A funeral service will be held on 13 Jan 2018 at 1400 hours at the North Raleigh Presbyterian Church; 11905 Strickland Rd; Raleigh, NC 27613. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center; CB #7295; Chapel Hill, NC 27599; (919) 966-5905; www.unclinberger.org or to the USAFA Endowment; 3116 Academy Dr., Ste 200; USAF Academy, CO 80840; (719) 472-0300, Ext. 200; www.usafa.org/give.

Col (Ret) Charles Stallworth - Class of 1973

Deceased on December 27, 2017 - Informed on January 9, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. He will be directly inurned at USAFA. No services are planned.

Col (Ret) Robert Gibson - Class of 1962

Deceased on December 26, 2017 - Informed on January 8, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral servicewill be held on 31 May 2018 at 0830 at Ft Meyer Chapel at Arlington National Cemetery; interment will follow at the cemetery. A receprtion will follow the interment at the Ft Meyer Officer's Club. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Air Force Academy Fund; USAFA Endowment; 3116 Academy Dr, Suite 200; USAF Academy, CO 80840; (719) 472-0300 ext. 200; www.usafa.org/give

Mr Thomas Spear - Class of 1970

Deceased on December 19, 2017 - Informed on January 8, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A graveside service will be held on 29 June 2018 at the USAFA Cemetery.

Col (Ret) Michael Leggett - Class of 1979

Deceased on December 17, 2017 - Informed on January 2, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Col Leggett graduated from CS-16. A funeral service will be held on 8 Jan 2018 at 1000 hors at the Kirkwood Presbyterian Church; 1209 Hampton Hwy; Yorktown, VA 23693. A reception will follow at the Poquoson Yacht Club; 417 Messick Rd; Poquoson, VA 23662. He will be inurned at the Air Force Academy on a later date which is still to be determined. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Boy Scouts of America; 1325 W Walnut Hill Ln; Irving, TX 75038; (972) 580-2000; www.scouting.org.

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