COL Jerry W. Cruit was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/02/2003 at the age of 54.9
Santa Rosa Beach, FL
Flight Class 69-23
Date of Birth 04/20/1948
Served in the U.S. Air Force
Served in Vietnam with A/2/17 CAV 101 ABN in 69-70
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More detail on this person: Colonel Jerry Wayne Cruit March 2, 2003 Funeral services for Colonel Jerry Wayne Cruitt, 54, United States Air Force Retired, will be held today, March 5, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the Emerald Coast Funeral Home in Fort Walton Beach, with Pastor Don Kirsch officiating with full military honors. Recently retired from the Air Force, where he was a hero and patriot, he had a distinguished 30-year career as a helicopter pilot and served in Vietnam, Panama and Desert Storm. He died on March 2, 2003 in Santa Rosa Beach. He will be remembered as a wonderful man, cherished by his friends. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and son and will be sadly missed by all who knew him. He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Lynn; two sons, Trampas and his wife Beth of Santa Rosa Beach, and Chandler and his wife Beth of Shreveport, La.; his mother, Dot Lowke of Atmore; his two grandchildren, Kara and Kate; and many extended family members and friends. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to a charity of one's choice in the deceased name.

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