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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Lt Col (Ret) Patrick McCullough - Class of 1971, CS-30

Deceased on September 3, 2018 - Informed on October 11, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery on a date still to be determined.

Col (Ret) Jon Gallo - Class of 1959, CS-10

Deceased on October 7, 2018 - Informed on October 9, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held at the USAFA Cemetery Memorial Pavilion on 19 Oct 2018 at 1030 hours. Burial will be in the USAFA Cemetery with a reception to follow at Doolittle Hall; 3116 Academy Dr; USAF Academy, CO 80840.

Col (Ret) Richard Searfoss - Class of 1978, CS-09

Deceased on October 1, 2018 - Informed on October 9, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Viewing begining at 1230 hours will precede the memorial service on 12 Oct 2018. The memorial service will begin at 1400 hours at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; 600 Anita Dr; Tehachapi, CA 93561; (661) 822-6490. His obituary may be viewed at www.woodmortuary.net.

Mr. James Bartholomew - Class of 1959, CS-11

Deceased on August 28, 2018 - Informed on October 9, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 12 Oct 2018 at 1300 hours at the Crossroads Baptist Church; 435 County Rd 1266; Pittsburg, TX 75686. His obituary can be viewed at www.ermansmithfuneralhome.com

Mr. Raymond Jones CS-19

Deceased on September 29, 2018 - Informed on October 1, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Funeral services will be held on a later date still to be determined. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the Kent County SPCA; 32 Shelter Cir; Camden, DE 19934; (302) 943-6032.

Lt Col (Ret) Rae Hodges - Class of 1963, CS-13

Deceased on September 23, 2018 - Informed on September 28, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 13 Oct 2018 at 1300 at St. Andrews Episcopal Church; 110 6th Ave E; Polson, MT 59860; (406) 883-5524. Burial will follow at 1500 in Ronan Cemetery, Ronan MT. There will be a reception at Leon Hall; 984 Leon Rd; Charlo, MT 59824.

Mr. Philip Miller - Class of 1971, CS-23

Deceased on September 23, 2018 - Informed on September 25, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service was held on 29 Sept 2018 at Trinity Untied Methodist Church and was buried in Rice Cemetery in Elkhart, IN. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church Children's and Musical Ministries; Attn: Financial Office; 2715 E Jackson Blvd; Elkhart, IN 46516; (574) 294-7602; www.3umc.org/give or to the EAA Young Eagles Program; PO Box, 3816; Oshkosh, WI 54903-3816; (800) 564-6322; www.eaa.org. His obituary may be viewed at www.stemmlawsonpeterson.com.

Lt Col (Ret) Robert Bolton - Class of 1973, CS-02

Deceased on September 11, 2018 - Informed on September 24, 2018

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service was held on 17 Sep 2018 at the USAFA Cadet Catholic Chapel. A graveside service and burial followed at the USAFA Cemetery. His family has suggested that memorial contributions be made to the Cadet Catholic Community; USAFA Endowment; 3116 Academy Dr, Suite 200; USAFA, CO 80840; (719) 472-0300 ext.200; www.usafa.org/give.

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