Ray, Richard Miller, PO3

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Last Rank
Petty Officer Third Class
Last Primary NEC
00-0000-Unknown NEC Rating
Last Rating/NEC Group
Rating/NEC Group Unknown
Primary Unit
1949-1953, 00-0000, USS Macon (CA-132)
Service Years
1949 - 1953
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Home Town
Fort Wayne
Last Address
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Buried at Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Date of Passing
May 13, 1969
Location of Interment
Not Specified
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Plot: In The Garden Of Allegiance

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US Navy Honorable Discharge Cold War Medal Cold War Veteran Cold War Veteran

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Last Known Activity

Born July 29, 1930 to Milton Merritt and Estella Isabelle Miller Ray. Grew up in Fort Wayne; Graduate of Fort Wayne Central High School. Employed by the local Broadway General Electric plant. Served in the U.S. Navy during the Korean Conflict aboard the gunship U.S.S. Macon from 1949 to 1953. Married in 1954 to Barbara Mc Nutt. Three children - Steven 1955, Sue Ann 1957, David 1958. Drove truck / semi for a local oil company. In 1963 became a sales representative for Sinclair Oil, then in 1966 went to Philips 66. We also had a large rural paper route with around 800 customers. He passed away unexpectedly on May 13, 1969. Things never seemed to be the same afterwords. It deeply affected my Mom, us children and my grandparents. My Grandmother passed away in 1975 never really getting over it.


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USS Macon (CA-132)
  1949-1953, 00-0000, USS Macon (CA-132)
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