WO1 Joseph "Jody" E. Bew was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 10/05/2017 at the age of 73.8
Dunnellon, FL
Flight Classes 68-507 and 68-9
Date of Birth 11/30/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 134 AHC in 69-70, D/17 CAV in 71
Call sign in Vietnam SABER 22
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Ocala - Joseph, or Jody as a lot of his friends and family knew him, was a retired CW4. Born in Newport News Virginia, he died peacefully on Thursday, October 5, 2017 at Legacy House in Ocala, Florida. He was the beloved husband of Joan and devoted father of sons, Jason and wife, Crystal, Jeremy, and Joshua. Later, he enjoyed extended second family, as father to daughters, Julie Martin, husband, Gregg, and Jane Johnson. He was the son of Frances Clinton Bew and Lilly Frances Lawson of Virginia. Graduating from Churchland High School, he later completed college while serving in the U.S. Army for 29 years as a helicopter pilot. In retirement, he was an avid golfer who shared his talent with many friends and family. Surviving, in addition to his wife of 21 years, are eight grandchildren, Ethan, Jordan, Jozlyn, Joesphyn, Lindsay, Stephanie, Josh, and Zachary. He also had three great-grandchildren, Jaxon, Hunter, and Dakota. Jody will be interred at 11:00 a.m. on November 16, 2017 at Bushnell National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to University of Florida School of Medicine Oncology Department or Hospice of Marion County. Published in Ocala Star-Banner from Oct. 22 to Oct. 23, 2017

Burial information: Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida

This information was last updated 10/22/2017

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