Tribute to Tony van Haastert

    Tony passed away on the 2nd of January 2019 and was an exceptional gentleman and the General Manager at Gentex West for many years.  Tony devoted his entire life and career to Aircrew Flight Equipment and safety.  The tribute below was in our December 2013 newsletter.  Tribute to “Tony” van Haastert by Tommy Tompkins… Read More

Obituary for CMSgt (Ret) Milton Yopp

Milton Lee Yopp, Jr., age 70 of Pulaski, VA passed away Tuesday, December 18, 2018 at the Lewis-Gale Medical Center, Salem. Born March 4, 1948 in Christiansburg, VA he was the son of the late Milton Lee Yopp, Sr. & Arlene Jones Yopp. Milton was a veteran of the United States Air Force having served… Read More

Obituary for TSgt (Ret) Paul Stuhltrager

Paul Stuhltrager, Jr. of Warminster formerly of Willow Grove, PA passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at the age of 83. He was the beloved husband of Rita (nee Derr) Stuhltrager with whom he had shared over 59 years of marriage. Paul was born in Abington, PA a son of the late Paul and Emma… Read More

Obituary for CMSgt (Ret) Brian Walter Seth

Brian Walter Seth, 83, of Valdosta, passed away Saturday, November 24, 2018 at his home. He was born March 10, 1935, in Calcutta, India to Viola E. Gasper and Walter C.B. Seth. He retired as a Chief Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force after 30 years of service to his country. He joined… Read More

Obituary for MSgt (Ret) Errol Moss

Errol O. Moss, 81, passed away November 4, 2018 in Tacoma, Washington. Born November 12, 1936, in Crumpton, West Virginia to Gordon & Mozell (Scott) Moss, he served his country with pride, retiring from the United States Air Force. His family is still putting the final touches on a celebration of his life, but encourage… Read More

Obituary for SSgt Shane Appleton

  Staff Sergeant Shane Michael Appleton USAF Staff Sergeant Shane Michael Appleton, USAF, 30 of Tucson, AZ, formerly of North Adams, MA, died on Sunday, October 28, 2018 in Tucson, AZ. He was born in Pittsfield, MA on May 19, 1988 to David Appleton and Barbara Ann (Marby) Beaudreau. He attended local schools and graduated… Read More

Obituary for Col Donald Muir

Donald L. Muir, 87, of Lawrence, Kansas passed away Tuesday August 7, 2018 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Don was born on June 29, 1931 in Lenora, Kansas to LeRoy Carl Muir and Eva (Watts) Muir. He was raised in Effingham and Stockton, Kansas where he attended local schools. He graduated from Stockton High School in… Read More

Obituary for MSgt (Ret) Ron Lorusso

MSGT (R) Ron Lorusso Ronald Patrick Lorusso, age 70, of Shalimar, FL, entered into Heaven on Friday, June 8, 2018.  He was born on May 13, 1948 in Washington, D.C.  Ron retired as a Master Sergeant after 24 dedicated years of service in the United States Air Force. He was known for his gardening skills,… Read More

Obituary for SMSgt Johnny Vaughn

SMSgt Johnny Vaughn February 5, 1932 – October 19, 2017 Johnny William Vaughn, 85, passed away Thursday, October 19, 2017 in Newport News at the Bon Secours St. Francis Nursing Center after a courageous battle with cancer. Mr. Vaughn was preceded in death by his parents, Vester Whitley Vaughn and Hassie Thacker Vaughn, four sisters,… Read More

Obituary for CMSgt Otis (ADTAC Jack) Jackson

OTIS JACKSON 1935 – 2018   JACKSON, Otis Chief Master Sergeant Otis Jackson U.S. Air Force, Retired, 82, passed away Monday, February 19, 2018 in Austin, TX. Otis was born June 23, 1935 to Joe Henry, Sr. and Edna (Denham) Jackson. He was the second (2) of seven (7) children born to this union. He… Read More