AMES LONNIE

CPT Lonnie Ames was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/02/2009 at the age of 63.9
Seattle, WA
Flight Classes 66-17 and 66-15
Date of Birth 06/05/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 114 AHC, 162 AHC in 70-71
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN search Jan 2010

More detail on this person: Born June 5, 1945 in Eldorado, Arkansas and passed away May 2, 2009 in Tacoma, Washington surrounded by his loving family. Lonnie served honorably in the US Army from 1963 to 1983 where he retired as a Captain. He served during the Vietnam War as a helicopter pilot. During his service, he received 3 bronze service stars, Bronze Star, and one Purple Heart medal. He also received 2 bachelors degrees and one masters degree.

Lonnie is survived by his loving wife of 18 years, Valrie (Gardener) Ames; 4 sons, Lonnie (Rosemary) Ames, John (Carrie) Ames, Marcus Ames, Monte L. Washington; 4 daughters, Bridgette Ames, Shameeca (Zhony) White, Rolona Ward, Octavia Ames; 5 siblings, Robert, Lonnette, Linda, Kenneth, Nedra; father, Lonnie Ames Sr.; numerous grandchildren extended family and friends.

Viewing to be held 5-8PM Thursday, May 7, 2009 at Edwards Memorial Center, 3005 Bridgeport Way W., University Place, WA 98466. Funeral service with military honors to be held 11AM Friday May 8, 2009 at St. John the Baptist Church, 2001 S. J St., Tacoma, WA 98405.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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Date posted on this site: 09/21/2017


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