1LT Eugene "Ned" E Beatty was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/19/2018 at the age of 72.6
Minden, LA
Flight Classes 68-520 and 68-36
Date of Birth 10/21/1945
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with A/123 AVN 23 INF in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam PELICAN 46
This information was provided by George G. Van Riper

More detail on this person: Eugene was born on October 21, 1945 and passed away on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Eugene was a resident of Minden, Louisiana at the time of passing. Ned served his country in the United States Army and retired after 21 years of service as a Lt. Colonel. Remembering Eugene Edward Beatty Lt. Col. ? Eugene Edward Beatty Lt. Col. October 21, 1945 - May 17, 2018 Service Date: May 19, 2018 Rose-Neath Minden Gardens of Memory Minden, LA Funeral services for Eugene Edward "Ned" Beatty, Jr will be held Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden, Louisiana with Rev. Josh Beshea officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory Cemetery in Minden with full military honors. Sadly, I report the death of a fellow VHPA member who was my hooch-mate at Chu Lai, RVN 1969-70. LTC (ret) Ned Beatty passed away 17 May 18 in Minden, LA. We served together in A Co. 123rd Avn Bn (the Infamous Pelicans) on Ky Ha heliport. Ned was our unit's aircraft maintenance officer. He did an outstanding job of keeping us flying. Many American and South Vietnamese soldiers' lives were saved because we always had helicopters available for missions. He was a respected team player held in high regard to all of us who served with him. I have lost a close friend. American has lost a hero!

Burial information: Gardens of Memory Cemetery

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