American Legion Post 253 honors Big Lake’s fallen heroes
American Legion Roy Rose Post 253 honored 219 veterans interred at Glen Rest Cemetery Monday morning.
The ceremony was cut short by a strong storm carrying high winds, strong rain and hail.
Since the service was cut short during the reading of the names the Wildcat would like to present them in this week’s edition.
Those interred at Glen Rest Cemetery are:
Pedro V. “Pete” Acosta, L.H. “Bud” Adair, Oswell L. Albright, Edward Harland Allen, H.O. Allen, Tom Edward Aly, Dale Lee Anderson, Louie “Boots” Armstrong, Raymond Carl Armstrong,Vick Atwood, A. Wilton Baggett,Stanley Wilton Baggett, Nolan Bagley, Carl Eugene Baker, Lorenzo D. Baldridge, James William Barnes, A.L. Barton, Claude Beaty, J.R. Bewick, James Bird, Frazier Black, Jr., Larry Gene Black, James Bradley, Robert Browder, Vonnie R. Brown, Cherry Soloman Bryant, Ernest Wayne Cammack, John A. Cantwell, Elbert “Arkie” Carlton, John Coates Carr, Oscar Dwain “Hoot” Carr, Atwell A. Cartwright, Odis Cartwright, Allen Henry Casteel, Michael Alfred Ceske, Vernon Isaac “Ike” Chaffin, Henry Chesney, Robert F. Childress, Roy Albert “Buddy” Childs, Daniel Boone Christy, Delton “Bud” Clark, Ernest Cole, William Jasper Cutbirth, and William Murry Cutbirth.
Also, Joe M. Daugherty, John Daugherty, George W. Davis, Donald Warren Dean, Frankie Delz, James C. Diez, Otis Smead Dison, Sam Malone Douglas, Raphel L. Duesing, Hugh Banister Edens, Daniel Aubrey Edwards, James Evans Jr., Marion Everhart, Harry Carlton Ferguson, Robert Boal “Robbie” Ferguson, Ronald Gene Foster, Benny Freeman, Albert Fred Fuentes, Juan M. Fuentes, Norman L. Fuson, J.R. Gandy, Prentiss Garrett, Billy Bob Glass, Bill Glasscock, Curtis Ralph Gooch, Arthur Goodloe, Maurice Goodloe, Ronald Warren Gore (Mr. Boogie), Monroe V. Gray, Lester Haas, David E. Halley, Nelson Hayne Hamilton, Carl Eugene Handrick, Edward “Fuzzy” Hardcastle, Marlin Earl Hart, Donald Albert “Doc” Herreid, William Ray Hester, Harry Edens Hill, Jr., Dewey E. Hinkle, William Hubert Hodge, Clayton W. Holden, Hiram Holden, Fletcher Olen “Buster” Holt, John H. Holt, William Eugene “Chili” Holt, William Fletcher Holt, William B. Hooker, Frank Horton, Dorothy Mae Howard, O.L. Howard, Robert E. Hubbard, and Allen Huff, Jr.
And, Howard Jackson, Asa Jacobs, Louis T. Jaggers, Jr., Wesley Edward Jenkins, Wayne Jones, Larry W. Joyce, Harry King, Joe Kosel, Arvil Kuykendall, Kenneth Kruse, Arvil Kuykendall, Ava Bell Kuykendall, Lonnie C. Kuykendall, Allen Laughead, Warner C. Lear, Stanley M. Lennox, Sr., Elisio Levario, Pedro Longoria, Jr., Pete N. Longoria, Allen T. “Bud” Love, Hilario Martinez, William A. Massey, James W. Matthews, Arvill Maxie, Lloyd Lee McAlister, Billy B. McClure, Fielden C. McDaniel, Fielden Flynn McDaniel, G.C. McDermett, R.L. McKinney, Tommy McNeill, Dick McReavy, David McWilliams, E.S. McWilliams, Grover Cleveland Meyers, Charles L. “Buddy” Miller, Jack Miller, Tommy Miller, Miguel A. Montez, Ismael P. Moreno, George Buck Nickels, James Nickels, Max Nixon, James Noland, Calvin J. Norris, Terry Nunnaly, Layton L. “Red” Nutter, Simon Ortiz, Lewis “Buzz” Parker, Oliver W. Parker, John Frazer Pattison, and Tom Payne. Ray Pearson, Ralph Pembrook, George H. Peters, Bernie Phillips, J.D. Poage, Jimmie Lee Proctor, Robbie Proctor, James L. Proffit, Lester V. Pucik, A.J. Queen, Marshall Rackley, Feliciano Ramirez, Joe Ramirez,
And, Roy C. Redman, Alfred J. Reynolds, Paul Richards, Merle W. Richardson, James D. “Wabbit” Richmond, Theodore C. Rist, Gordon E. Roach, S.V. Robertson, Robert Earl Rogers, Henry C. Russell, M.Z. Rutland, J.J. Schaible, William A. Schane, Max J. Schneemann, Jr., W. Henry Schooler, Durwood Lee Seale, Charles Shafer, Willis Short, Herman Siegenthaler, Mack Siegenthaler, Riley A. Sisco, Charles “Chuck” Spurgin, Jr., Charles V. Spurgin, Winfred Starr, A.B. Storey, Seth Elwood Stout, III, David Subia, Felipe Subia, Jr., Robert R. Subia, Santana Subia, Fletcher Taylor, Joe Taylor, George Thompson, Jr., James Tucker, Guadalupe “Walle” Urquidez, L.M. Virden, Detley C. Waldrop, Carl Don Warriner, Eugene J. Warriner, Edmund Bradley Watson, James Weatherby, James Wells, Earl Whisnand, Paul White, S.L. White, Troy White, Billy Joe Whitley, Dewral “Bud” Wilburn, Paul “Shorty” Wilburn, Tony C. Wille, Robert Williams, Mark Anthony Wilson, T.B. Wilson, Richard L. Winchester, Hubert Howell Wood, Robert E. Worth, William Nathan Wright, William R. Wright, and Ruben Ybarra.