CW2 Keith E. Cedras was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 11/21/2013 at the age of 67.2 from Cancer
Blacksburg, VA
Flight Class 69-41
Date of Birth 08/23/1946
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/3/17 CAV in 70-71
Call sign in Vietnam STOGIE 41
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Keith Edward Cedras died Thursday, November 21, 2013, at his home following a hard fight against cancer. His loving wife, Constance and devoted friend, Dr. James Burger were with him. Keith was an Army helicopter pilot and decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, and spent most of his life and career in aviation. He retired in 2002 after a distinguished career in United States Defense and International Marketing with Bell Helicopter Textron, Inc., Fort Worth, Texas. Keith was born August 23, 1946, to the late Edward Cedras and Isabel Cedras. He is survived by his wife, Constance; his mother, Isabel; sisters, Jean Harding and Anita Power; parents-in-law, Patricia and COL Norman Walker, USAF, Ret.; sister-in-law, Stacy Cowden Brown; brother-in-law, Kyle Cowden; much beloved nieces and nephews; and innumerable friends all over the world.

Memorial services celebrating Keith's life will be held at 5 p.m. at the McCoy Funeral Home, 150 Country Club Drive, SW, Blacksburg on Tuesday, December 3, 2013, and subsequently at the Columbarium at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, date to be determined.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Army Aviation Association of America, Inc. Scholarship Foundation by visiting www.quad-a.ejoinme.org-click on 'Scholarship' then click on 'Donate Now.' Please indicate that your gift is being made in honor of Keith Cedras. Arrangements by McCoy Funeral Home, Blacksburg.

Published in Roanoke Times on Nov. 24, 2013

Burial information: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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