CW3 Richard "Skoshi" D Biggs was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 06/03/2015 at the age of 86.8
Louisville, KY
Flight Class 58-2
Date of Birth 08/29/1928
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 196 ASHC in 67
Call sign in Vietnam FLIPPER
This information was provided by Sammie WIlliams

More detail on this person: Biggs, Richard passed away peacefully the morning of June 3, 2015.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Regina (Goffinet); daughter, Karen Willett (John); sons Richard J. (Carla), Michael, Brian (Elizabeth) and Alan (Jeanie). He had 11 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. He was retired after 23 years in the Army and, among his accomplishments in service, was part of the Occupational Force in Germany after World War II; was wounded in the Korean War; and flew helicopters in Vietnam. He was awarded the Purple Heart, Legion of Merit and Distinguished Flying Cross, and was a past commander of the VFW.

The family is having a private service and in lieu of flowers request that you please donate to The Wounded Warriors Project.

Published in The Courier-Journal on June 9, 2015

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