USA (Ret.)  

Born in Tela, Honduras on December 27, 1934 and passed away September 13, 2012. He retired from the Army after 22 years. He was a Veteran of the Vietnam War and received numerous Military Awards and Decorations. After retiring from the Army, he worked for the Secret Service, Department of Army and Defense Nuclear Agency. His wife, Gerry, of 51 years preceded him in death. He is survived by two daughters, Tracy Shaeffer and Cindy DePoy. His grandchildren are Jeremiah and Veronica Shaeffer and Addison, Hudson and Bryson DePoy. Full Military Honors will be held at Memorial Chapel, Arlington, VA with interment on January 30, 2013 at 11 a.m. A memorial gift in his honor can be sent online to the Disabled American Veterans. Arrangements are under the direction of Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home, Dale City.

Funeral Home

Mountcastle Turch Funeral Home & Crematory
4143 Dale Blvd. Dale City, VA 22193
(703) 680-1234

Published in The Washington Post on Jan. 27, 2013