CW2 Stanley R. Bozek was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 02/19/1973 at the age of 33.1 from A/C Accident
Gulfport, MS
Flight Class 63-5W
Date of Birth 01/08/1940
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 7 AL PLATOON in 64-65, 117 AHC
This information was provided by Barry Geller, David Bozek (son), SSN deceased search

More detail on this person: I am looking for anyone that might remember serving with W.O. Stanley R. Bozek. He served between '63 and '65 in the 7th Airlift Platoon. He made it through the war but died in 1973 flying to oil rigs in the Gulf of Mexico. I am one of his sons and only have vague memories and very few pictures. Anyone that might have known him or who has pictures, I would very much like to hear from you. Thank you and God Bless America.

Looking for someone who may have served with my father in Vietnam of at PHI Helicopter inc. My father flew the Huey in Vietnam and held the rank of Chief warrant officer 02. Not sure what unit he served in, waiting for the Army to send his DD-214 and medals. I'm also looking for patches that would have been worn during that time by helicopter pilots in Vietnam. I'm trying to make a shadow box for my mother, of my Dad's medals and ribbons from the Army.

survivors: Patricia A. Bozek, Saucier, MS. Wife; Stan R. Bozek Jr., Gulfport, MS. Oldest son; James R. Bozek, Gulfport, MS. second oldest son; Jon St. Jude Bozek, Saucier, MS. third oldest son; David St. Jude Bozek, Baton Rouge, LA. Fourth oldest son, (Died at age of 41 11-16-2006); Robert M. Bozek, Gulfport, MS. youngest son (Father died when I was 6 years old).

From: David Bozek,

Stan R. Bozek died in a helicopter crash while he was working for PHI. Died while returning from an oil rig off shore near Morgan City, LA. Mechanical failure of a Bell 206-B.

BOZEK, STANLEY RICHARD died Feb. 19 on a helicopter flight in the Gulf of Mexico. He was 33, a native of Detroit, Mich., and a resident of Gulfport, Miss. He was a pilot for Petroleum Helicopters. Local funeral arrangements by McCleary Funeral Home in Morgan City. Body sent to Lang Funeral Home in Gulfport, where services will be held at Lang's chapel. Burial in Evergreen Cemetery in Gulfport. Survivors include his wife, Mrs. Patricia Taylor Bozek of Gulfport; five sons, Stanley R. Jr; James R; Jon J; David J; and Robert M Bozek, all of Gulfport; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Julius Bozek of Detroit; two brothers, Ronald A. and John J. Bozek both of Detroit; and a sister, Mrs. Patricia Abramezyk of Detroit.

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