COL Charles E DeShields was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/19/2011 at the age of 80.9
Laurel, MD
Flight Classes 61-5 and 55-5
Date of Birth 06/09/1930
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 162 AHC in 65-67
Call sign in Vietnam VULTURE 36
This information was provided by SSN search Aug 2011

More detail on this person: Col. CHARLES EMIL DeSHIELDS, SR. On Tuesday, April 19, 2011, Col. Charles E. DeShields, Sr. U.S. Army (Retired) died at his home in Columbia, Maryland. He is survived by his wife Peggie G. DeShields; his children Daphne DeShields, Janet DeShields and Charles E. DeShields, II and brother Willie DeShields. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 29, 2011 from 3 to 8 p.m. at Howell Funeral Home, 10220 Guilford Road, Jessup MD 20794, 301-604-0101. At 7 p.m., Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc. will conduct their Omega Omega ceremony. Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at Argonne Hills Chapel Center, 7100 Rockenbach Road, Ft Meade MD, (301) 677-6035/3787. Viewing before service is scheduled for 10 a.m. at the Chapel. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery will be announced later. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the following: American Cancer Society , American Heart Association and Howard County Center of African American Culture (, 5424 Vantage Pint Road, Columbia MD 21044.

Burial information: Burial: Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA

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