Conrad Jonathan Rorie

San Diego, California, California

Oct 28, 1930 – Mar 31, 2017


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Conrad Jonathan ‘CJ' Rorie October 28, 1930 - March 31, 2017 San Diego, California - Admiral CJ Rorie was born in Fulton, Tennessee to Lena & Elvy Rorie. He graduated from Union University in Jackson, Tennessee, and received the "Outstanding Graduate" Award. He belonged to ATO...

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Dearest Admiral C.J. Rorie was also very instrumental in (at the least) 2 of Hawaii's IMPORTANT HISTORICAL LANDMARKS.

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RIP Admiral .. Fair winds and following seas .. you were my first Commanding Officer .. USS Bridget .. RM3 then and retired DPCS now .. Thank you .. DPCS (Ret) Dean Stephens ..

Dear Pat and family, We regret we only now became aware of Adm. Rorie's passing. CJ was a major mentor and factor in providing me with the opportunity to extend my career and service to country. I am forever grateful. He was a visionary and instrumental in the restructuring of the Navy laboratory system. His country owes him much. You were a great Navy wife and we remember both of you fondly. Nancy and I wish you fair winds and following seas with heart felt condolences. You and the...

Pat, so sorry to read C. J.'s obituary in this morning's Washington Post. My prayers for you & your family. Know what you are going through - my beloved Bill passed away a year ago. Like me, you have wonderful memories to comfort you.

A fond aloha to Admiral C.J. Rorie, distinguished tactical and strategic and well respected commander of COMNAVBASEPH, and COMNAVSURFGRU MIDPAC, in the early 80's. I remember him vividly as a congenial, kind,and "matter of fact" firm leader of a boss (I was employed then as the admiral's Social Secretary and writer). A gentleman who always kept a song in his heart particularly. "I did it my Way" which sounded to us, from the front office, like a cross between Elvis Presley...

Dear Pat and family,
We just read CJ's obituary that was sent by Navy DNS.
So sorry to hear of your loss; we have great memories of your visits with us in Pearl Harbor when I was MidPac/ComNavBase in the late 90s.
God Bless,
Gordon and Pat Holder

Rest in peace Uncle CJ.