CPT Richard H. Brislin was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 09/01/2010 at the age of 72.4
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Flight Class 69-2
Date of Birth 04/01/1938
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Barry Geller, SSN search Feb 2011

More detail on this person: Richard "Dick" Brislin, 72, passed away September 1, 2010. He was born in Monterey Park, CA and moved to Florida in 1978. Dick proudly served his country in the U.S. Army for approximately 22 years as an Airborne Ranger and served two tours in the Vietnam War. During his first tour he was a Platoon Leader in the 25th Infantry. During his second tour he was a helicopter pilot. One of his proudest accomplishments in the military was being a master parachutist. Dick enjoyed fishing and making custom fishing rods and loved doing things for other people, family always came first.

Survivors include his loving wife of 48 years, Sonja Brislin; sons, Bryan Brislin and Richard (Cindy) Brislin; sisters, Darlene Clevenger and Charlene Ellis, of Clatskanie, OR; and grandchildren, Meagan Renee Brislin and Tyler Andrew Brislin, of Riverview, FL. He was preceded in death by his sister, Sherrie Cooper of Laguna Beach, CA.

A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, September 6th in the chapel of Quinn-Shalz, A Family Funeral Home of Jacksonville Beach.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1430-B, Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32207.

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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