More detail on this person: Col. John Stuart Aufill Sr.. 75. of Prince George, died Sunday. March 22, 1998 at the Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center. He was a native of Hollis, Oklahoma and the son of the late William R. and Matilda Bennett Aufill and was predeceased by a spouse. Carmen K. Aufill. He is survived by his wife. Rose Mary McDaniel Aufill; a son, John S, Aufill. Jr. and wife Carol Jean of Croze*; grand- children. Nicole. Anna and Emily, a son. Alan G. Aufill. of Sacramento, Ca.; a step-son. Michael W. Rawlings of Wash- ington, DC; two brothers. Eugene and Edgar Aufill of Las Vegas. Nv. Col. Aufill had a military career in the U.S. Army of 29 years with more than five years overseas, including being highly decorated for service during WWII, Korea, and Vietnam. He was commissioned in the Field Artillery and completed his initial flight training as an Air Observation Pilot in 1943. He then had numerous aviation related assignments as a flight instructor in both airplanes and helicopters, aviation staff officer. Inspector General Team Chief in Vietnam and' Inspector General for the U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and Fort Lee until his retirement at Fort Lee in 1971. He served in the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) from 1940 to 1941. Upon retirement from the military, he assumed a second career as a Food Service Analyst, TSA. Fort Lee from 1972 until retirement in 1984. He was a member of the following organizations: US Army Field Artillery Association, charter and life member of the Army Aviation Association of America, the Army Otter-Caribou Association, a life member of The Retired Officers Association and the Southside Chapter, an active member of the Republican Party, the Commanders Club. Disabled American Veterans and Post #44. National and Crater Chapter of AARP. an active member, exhibitor and past Vice President of the Petersburg Area Art League and a member of West Hopewell Presbyterian Church. The family expresses appreciation to the dedicated staff and friends of the Inter-Faith Adult Day Care (Petersburg) and Hunter Holmes McGuire VA Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. March 26. 1998 at Covenant Presbyterian Church. Petersburg, with interment to follow in Southlawn Memorial Park The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesdav. March 25. 1998 at the Petersburg Chapel of the J.T. Morriss & Son Funeral Home. Flowers are acceptable but the family suggest that memorial contributions be made to the American Academy of Neurology. Education and Research Foundation for Neuroscience Research. 1080. Montreal Ave.. St. Paul. Mn. 55116 or the Prince George Emergencv Crew. P.O. Box 36, Prince George.- Va. 23H75.
This information was last updated 05/18/2016
Please send additions or corrections to: HQ@vhpa.org VHPA Headquarters
Return to the Helicopter Pilot DAT name list
Return to VHPA web site
Date posted on this site: 11/26/2021
Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association