Monday, December 28, 2015

James “Tex” I. Elledge (MSgt,Ret) has passed

I regret to inform you of the death of James “Tex” I. Elledge (MSgt,Ret), age 81 of 220 Todd Cir; Warner Robins, GA who deceased on January 23, 2014 of unknown causes.


He was born on May 28, 1932 in Montague, TX to the parents William and Edna Elledge. He was also preceded in death by his loving wife Dorothy after 35 years of marriage; Son: James I. Elledge, Jr; Sisters: Alice Moreland and Nancy Labowski.


Hi memory will forever be treasured by his loving children: Maragret C. Pickles (Robert) of Mansfield, TX and Donald G. Elledge (Jennie) of Riverview, FL; five great grandchildren; brothers, William P. Elledge, Jr of Breckenbridge,
TX and John H. Elledge of Odessa, TX, and several adoring nieces and nephews.


The funeral service took place at McCullough Funeral Home in Warner Robins, GA on January 28, 2014 with interment at Macon Memorial Park Cemetery in Macon, GA..


Tex graduated from the Combat Control School in Class 65-4. His military assignments were: Warner Robins, Forbes, Viet Nam, Mildenhall and Warner Robins.


Rest in Peace,


Marshall “Olie” T. Oliphant, Jr. (TSgt/Ret) has passed

I regret to inform you of the death of Marshall “Olie” T. Oliphant, Jr. (TSgt/Ret) who deceased on November 29, 2015 at the age of 77 while living at 8500 W. Colter St. in Glendale, AZ


His funeral service was conducted on December 8th at Menke Funeral Home in Sun City, AZ with interment at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona with military honors.


He started his military service in the U.S. Army. His Air Force career began at Keesler with subsequent Combat Control assignments at Hurlburt, Viet Nam, Mc Chord, Viet Nam, Charleston teams. He retired while stationed at Luke during 1977 in a non-CCT assignment.


He took an active role in the Combat Control Association as LM- 649 and attended several CCA reunions.


Rest in Peace,


Tuesday, December 15, 2015

TSgt (Ret.) John R. Jones has passed

I regret to inform you of the death of TSgt (Ret.) John R. Jones, age 86 of
Euless, TX who deceased on June 25, 2015 from complications of
Parkinson’s disease.
He is survived by his loving wife Nita, and devoted sons: Cole, Paul, Michael and Daniel Jones.
John had prior military service with the U.S. Army and served with distinguished service in Korea.
He started his Combat Control career during 1963 at Sewart with subsequent assignments to Ft Campbell, Dyess, Viet Nam, and back to Dyess where he culminated his outstanding military service.
He was buried with military honors at the Dallas-Ft Worth National Cemetery.
Rest in Peace Brother

Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Another CCT has Passed

It is with a heavy heart that I regret to inform you that David A. Gfeller, age 71 died of cardiac arrest December 7, 2015.
David was a class 69-01 graduate of the Combat Control School, with military assignments at McGuire, Norton, Viet Nam and again at Norton where he was medically retired as a TSgt in 1977. David holds Life Member number 459 of the Combat Control Association.
 He will be buried with full military honors at the Riverside National Cemetery at Riverside, CA at a date and time to be determined.