Pevoto, Floyd, PR1

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Petty Officer First Class
Last Primary NEC
PR-0000-Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
Last Rating/NEC Group
Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
Primary Unit
1957-1960, PR-0000, VF-124 Gunfighters
Service Years
1940 - 1960
PR-Aircrew Survival Equipmentman
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Home State
California
California
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Home Town
Not Specified
Last Address
National City, CA
Layed to rest in Anacortes, WA

Date of Passing
Nov 18, 1993
 
Location of Interment
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Wall/Plot Coordinates
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Last Known Activity
Resting in peace.
   
Other Comments:
Floyd Kenneth Pevoto, 71, of Anacortes, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 1993, at his home following a long battle with cancer.
He was born Dec. 16, 1921, in National City, Cal, to Ira B. and Zada B. Pevoto. Because of his mother's death when he was 2 years old, Mr. Pevoto was raised by his uncle and aunt, the Rev. D.R. Pevoto and Mrs. Josephine Pevoto in the Brenham and Houston, Texas area.
He graduated from Pasadena HS in Houston, Texas, in 1940 and enlisted in teh US Navy. He was stationed at Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941. Mr. Pevoto retired from the Navy in March 1960, as a parachute rigger.
In 1945, he married Katherine Fisher in Seattle, while they both were stationed at San Point NAS. Later, he was stationed in Hawaii and California. in 1963, they moved to to Oak Harbor where he owned and operated an upholstery shop.
He loved amateur "ham" radio and was known as W7CLW, previously K6JHT in California. He was affiliated with the Oxnard, CA., Lodge No. 341, Free adn Accepted Masons: Scottish Rite: Nile Temple Shriners: Whidbey Shrine Club; Oak Harbor Olks Lodge; American Legion; Deception Pass Power Squadron and the Pearl Harbor Survivors Association. Mr. Pevoto also enjoyed boaring and country music and had been a private airplane pilot.
He is survived by his wife, Lorene at the family home: two daughters, Rebecca Pevoto of Lynnwood and Renee Pevoto of Federal Way and gradson, Kristopher; a son, Kenneth Pevoto and grandsons, Derek and Kory.
   
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 Enlisted/Officer Basic Training
  1940, Recruit Training (San Diego, CA), 0001
 Duty Stations
Naval Education and Training Command (NETC) (Faculty Staff)School Assignments - StaffNAS Point Mugu, CACarrier Air Service Unit 7 (CASU-7)
Naval Air Missile Test Center (NAMTC) NAS Point Mugu, CAVU-1<B>US Army (USA)</b>/Tripler Army HospitalOak Knoll Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA
VR-3NAS AlamedaVF-191 Satan's KittensVF-124 Gunfighters
  1940-1940, AM-0000, OECN, NTC San Diego
  1940-1940, AM-0000, Aviation Machinist Mate Basic
  1941-1944, AM-0000, NAS Point Mugu, CA
  1944-1945, PR-0000, Carrier Air Service Unit 7 (CASU-7)
  1945-1948, PR-0000, Naval Air Missile Test Center (NAMTC) NAS Point Mugu, CA
  1948-1949, PR-0000, VU-1
  1949-1950, PR-0000, US Army (USA)/Tripler Army Hospital
  1950-1951, PR-0000, Oak Knoll Naval Hospital, Oakland, CA
  1951-1952, PR-0000, VR-3
  1952-1953, PR-0000, NAS Alameda
  1953-1957, PR-0000, VF-191 Satan's Kittens
  1957-1960, PR-0000, VF-124 Gunfighters
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
  1941-1941 World War II/Asiatic-Pacific Theater/Attack on Pearl Harbor
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