Thank you for the reply to my posting of 2006. Since posting the request my husband has been in touch very briefly with one of your sisters, Julie (2009) Julie sent a short letter informing us of your father's passing and included his funeral memorial. My husband was in the service with your father, stationed aboard the USS Chicksaw (1956-1960 time frame). They were "good buddies" at the time and often went on shore leave with each other while in different ports. My husband had tried over the years to locate your father, as when he left the ship there were some medical issues, with no luck.