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.


Col (Ret) Rodney Weeks - Informed On: January 30, 2017

CS-05, Class of 1967, Deceased on January 27, 2017

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 4 Feb 2017 at 1400 at Wylie Baptist CHurch; 6097 Buffalo Gap Rd #A Abilene, TX 79606 (325) 692-6381.

Col (Ret) Richard Hodgkinson - Informed On: January 27, 2017

CS-11, Class of 1962, Deceased on January 22, 2017

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Memorial Celebration will begin at 1400hrs on 29 Jan 2017 at Bethany Covenant Church; 1 Covenant Way, Route 101; Bedford, NH 03110 Interment will be private The family has suggested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the Dana Farber Cancer Institute; 450 Brookline Avenue; Boston, MA 02215 http://www.dana-farber.org/ 866-408-3324

Col (Ret) Harry Davis - Informed On: January 27, 2017

CS-10, Class of 1971, Deceased on January 26, 2017

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services are pending at this time. The family has suggested that, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to the DAV; PO Box 1430; Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301 https://www.dav.org/ (877) 426-2838

Lt Col (Ret) Matthew Szczepanek , Jr - Informed On: January 24, 2017

CS-15, Class of 1967, Deceased on January 21, 2017

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Inurnment at USAFA is pending at this time.

Mr Theodore Keefer III - Informed On: January 13, 2017

CS-12, Class of 1970, Deceased on August 4, 2016

No further information is available.

Capt (Ret) Michael Hughes - Informed On: January 3, 2017

CS-01, Class of 1962, Deceased on December 29, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. The funeral service was held on 3 Jan 2016 at 1000 hours at Christ Church; 118 N Washington St; Alexandria, VA 22314. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery at a later date still to be determined.

C4C Timothy Barber - Informed On: January 3, 2017

Class of 2020, Deceased on December 31, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A Memorial service will be held on 9 Jan 2017 at 1100 hours at the First United Methodist Church; 3160 E Spring Creek Parkway; Plano, TX 75074. A funeral service will be held on 12 Jan 2017 at 1330 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Interment will follow in the USAFA Cemetery.

Mr Gregory Faltin - Informed On: January 3, 2017

CS-01, Class of 1987, Deceased on December 28, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral mass was said on 2 Jan 2016 at St Patrick's Catholic Church in Louisville, KY. His family has suggested that in lieu of flowers, donations should be made to Dare to Care; 5803 Fern Valley Rd; Louisville, KY 40228 (502) 966-3821 www.daretocare.org.

Dr Gary Johnson - Informed On: January 3, 2017

CS-16, Class of 1966, Deceased on December 31, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. No services are scheduled. His family has suggested that memorial doantions in lieu of flowers be made to the Front Range German Shepherd Rescue www.frgsr.org.

Col (Ret) Charles Bergman - Informed On: December 29, 2016

CS-25, Class of 1975, Deceased on December 25, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation will held on 31 Dec 2016 beginning at 1000 hours. The funeral service will begin at 1100 hours. Both events will take place at the Deer River Bible Church; 34471 State Hiwy 6; Deer River, MN 56636 (218) 246-9570. Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery.

Dr Richard Willett , PhD - Informed On: December 27, 2016

CS-10, Class of 1967, Deceased on December 24, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A graveside service will be held on 30 Dec 2016 at 1200 hours at Raleigh Memorial Park; 7501 Glenwood Ave; Raleigh, NC 27612. A celebration of Life will be held on 30 Dec 2016 at 1400 hours at St Andrews Presbyterian Church; 7506 Falls of Neuse Rd;Raleigh, NC 27615. In lieu of flowers, the family has suggested that donations be made to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation; 26 Broadway, 14th Floor; New York, NY 10004 (800) 533-2873 www.jdrf.org or to St Andrews Presbyterian Church (see address above) (919) 847-1913 http://saintandrewsraleigh.weebly.com/give.html.

Mr Richard Day - Informed On: December 27, 2016

Deceased on December 22, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services will be held on a date to be determined at the Woodside Country Club in Aiken, SC. The family has suggested that donation in lieu of flowers be made to the Aiken Heart Association; PO Box 5211; Aiken, SC 29804.

Lt Col (Ret) Jack Paterno , Jr - Informed On: December 20, 2016

CS-10, Class of 1964, Deceased on October 22, 2016

No condolence information is available. Services were held in Bronx, NY at the time of his passing. He is entombed in Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY. Memorial donations may be made to the Burlington County Animal Shelter; 35 Academy Dr; Westampton, NJ 08060

Judge Philip Lane - Informed On: December 19, 2016

CS-07, Class of 1961, Deceased on December 15, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation was held from 1800-2000 hours on 18 Dec 2016 at the Harper Funeral Home; San Angelo, TX, The funeral service will be held on 19 Dec 2016 at 1100 hours at the First Christian church;29 N Oaks St; San Angelo, TX 76903. Burial will be in Fairmount Cemetery; 1120 West Ave N; San Angelo, TX 76901. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the following charities: YMCA www,ymca.net Shriners Hospitals for Children; Office of Development; 2900 Rocky Point Dr; Tampa, FL 33607 (800) 241-4438 www.shrinershospitalsforchildren.org St Jude Children's Research Hospital; PO Box 1893; Memphis, TN 38101-9950 (800) 785-5071 Fax: (901) 578-2805 wwwstjude.org

Lt Col (Ret) Thomas Meyer - Informed On: December 16, 2016

CS-23, Class of 1968, Deceased on November 25, 2016

Services were held at the time of his passing. Memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

Maj David Goodale - Informed On: December 13, 2016

CS-01, Class of 2004, Deceased on December 12, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 29 Dec 2016 at 1000 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Interment will immediately follow in the USAFA Cemetery.

1st Lt Johnathon Haase - Informed On: December 12, 2016

CS-23, Class of 2013, Deceased on November 23, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Lt Haase was interred in Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery; 2617 Vinson Hwy SE; Milledgeville, GA on 5 Dec 2016.

Brig Gen (Ret) Richard Fullerton - Informed On: December 12, 2016

CS-11, Class of 1983, Deceased on December 11, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A funeral service will be held on 16 Dec 2016 at 1200 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Inurnment will immediately follow in the USAFA Cemetery.

Ms Mary Snyder - Informed On: December 1, 2016

CS-37, Class of 1980, Deceased on April 16, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Services were held at the time of her passing. The family has suggested that donations in lieu of flowers be made to the Norhwest Harvest; PO Box 12272; Seattle, WA 98102 (206) 923-7441 www.northwestharvest.org.

Lt Col (Ret) William Raines III - Informed On: November 30, 2016

CS-25, Class of 1982, Deceased on November 28, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. Visitation and Funeral service will be held on 2 Dec 2016 at the Southeast Christian Church; 920 Blankenbaker Pkwy; Louisville, KY 40243  (502) 253-8000.  Visitation will start at 1100 hours until the service at 1300 hours.  Burial will be in Cave Hill Cemetery; 701 Baxter Ave; Louisville, KY 40204. While flowers will be appreciated, the family has also suggested that donations may be made to the following charities: Southeast Christian Church; 920 Blankenbaker Pkwy; Louisville, KY 40243  (502) 253-8000 Wounded Warrior Project; PO Box 758517; Topeka, KS 66675  (877) 448-3997 www.woundedwarriorproject.org

Capt Carson Bird - Informed On: November 28, 2016

CS-09, Class of 2008, Deceased on November 26, 2016

Please contact the Association of Graduates for condolence information. A memorial service will be held on 9 Dec 2016 at 1400 hours at the USAFA Cadet Protestant Chapel. Capt Bird's body was donated for research. His family has suggested that memorial donations be made in lieu of flowers to the following charities: One Leg Up On Life; 505 Kenny Way; Las Vegas, NV 89107 www.oneleguponlife.org which will redirect you to a Go Fund Me page. Pigskin Patriots; 10375 Old Alabama Road Connector, Suite 300; Alpharetta, GA 30022 www.pigskinpatriots.org

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