Ervin, Harry, TMC

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Last Rank
Chief Petty Officer (E-7)
Last Primary Designator/NEC
TM-0000-Torpedoman's Mate
Last Rating/NEC Group
Torpedoman's Mate
Primary Unit
1970-1973, TM-0000, COMSUBGRU 2/COMSUBRON 6
Service Years
1948 - 1978
Official/Unofficial US Navy Certificates
Cold War
Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)
Order of the Rock
Order of the Spanish Main
Order of the Shellback
Order of the Golden Dragon
Panama Canal
TM-Torpedoman's Mate
Seven Hash Marks

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Home State
West Virginia
West Virginia
Year of Birth
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Contact Info
Home Town
Last Address
Virginia Beach VA

Date of Passing
Jan 12, 2017
Location of Interment
Queens Meadow Point Cemetery - Keyser, West Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

 Official Badges 

Chief Petty Officer of the Command US Navy Retired 30

 Unofficial Badges 

US Navy Honorable Discharge Order of the Shellback Order of the Golden Shellback Order of the Arctic Circle (Bluenose)

Cold War Medal Order of the Golden Dragon Cold War Veteran

 Military Association Memberships
Post 3518, Nancy Hanks PostPost 41Tarheel Base
  1978, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW), Post 3518, Nancy Hanks Post (Life Member) (Keyser, West Virginia) - Chap. Page
  1978, American Legion, Post 41 (Life Member) (Keyser, West Virginia) [Verified] - Chap. Page
  1989, United States Submarine Veterans, Inc. (USSVI), Tarheel Base (Life Member) (Greensboro, North Carolina) [Verified] - Chap. Page

 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
Harry Bill Ervin, 86, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.
Mr. Ervin, born in Keyser, W.Va., on Aug. 4, 1930, was the son of Mr. & Mrs. Joseph W. Ervin Sr.
He graduated from Keyser High School in 1948 and immediately enlisted in the United States Navy. After 30 years of service in the Naval Submarine Force, Mr. Ervin retired as a Chief Petty Officer and began a second career with ITT Henze. He was a life member of the U.S. Submarine Veterans Association, a life member of VFW Post 3518, Keyser, and the American Legion, Boyce-Houser Chapter, Keyser, a member of the Bayside Masonic Lodge and Khedive Temple Legion of Honor and Haygood United Methodist Church.
Survivors include his loving wife of 64 years, Iva Jean Ervin; two daughters, Debra Heare and husband, Don, Fort Ashby, W.Va. and Donna Rowley, Norfolk; five grandchildren, Stephanie Perkins, Melanie Hedrick, Sara Rowley, Kristen Adams and husband Julian, and Allison Rowley; five great-grandchildren, Hannah, Abigail and Chloe Hedrick, Riley and Jackson Adams; and a sister, Virginia Bill, Keyser.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Smith & Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel.
A celebration of life will be held on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, 2 p.m. at Haygood United Methodist Church.
A graveside service with Full Military Honors will be held on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017, 2:30 p.m. at Potomac Memorial Gardens in Keyser.
"I served my Country proudly".
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Shriners Children's Hospital Transportation Fund or Haygood United Methodist Church.
Friends may offer condolences at www.smithandwilliamskempsville. - See more at:
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