WO1 Richard B Draggoo was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 01/09/2001 at the age of 50.1 from Injuries
East Wenatchee, WA
Flight Class 70-31
Date of Birth 12/06/1950
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Gary Roush, deceased search

More detail on this person: Richard B Or Dick Draggoo, 50 of Moses Lake In Memoriam Wenatchee World, The (WA) - Sunday, January 14, 2001 Richard B. "Dick" Draggoo, 50, of Crumbacher Estates, Tonasket, died Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2001 from injuries sustained during a vehicle accident east of Moses Lake. Dick was born on Dec. 6, 1950 at Chelan to Wm. Clayton and Edna (Bonnell) Draggoo. He graduated with the Wenatchee High School Class of 1969. During the Vietnam War, Dick served in the U.S. Army as a helicopter pilot in Korea. Dick married Nancy L. Condron at Wenatchee on March 19, 1976. They lived at Wenatchee until 1980 when they moved to Olympia and he worked on the Satsop Power Plant. In 1982, they moved to East Wenatchee where they lived for four years. In 1986, they moved to Crumbacher Estates south of Tonasket. Dick was an electrician and enjoyed working on large commercial projects and had been the foreman on many of them. He had just finished working on the Longhouse for the Colville Tribe and went to assist them on a job in Moses Lake. Dick was a member of a world-wide fellowship of Christians. He was also a member of the International Brotherhood of Electrical Works, LU 191, and the Crumbacher Homeowner's Association Board. He is survived by his wife, Nancy of Crumbacher Estates; his three sons, Clayton, currently serving in the U.S. Army and stationed at Fort Lee, VA, Jeremy, attending school in Spokane for training as an electrician and Braden, a senior at Omak High; his mother, Edna Draggoo of Wenatchee; brothers, Robert and family of Federal Way and Ron and family from East Wenatchee. Dick was preceded in death by his father four months ago. His wife and three sons were the light of his life and meant everything to him. He was the epitome of kindness and gentleness and lived his faith. He was a wonderful father and husband and loved doing things with his family. He was our best friend and a perfect example to us. He derived extreme satisfaction from doing all things well and enjoyed the satisfaction of work well done in his trade. He will also be missed by his loving church family who met in his home each Sunday morning. Also the exchange students he enjoyed in his home, Suzanne Niedermeyer of Germany, Bartosz Klimeck of Poland, Jaime Garcia of Mexico and Frey Sigurjonsson of Sweden. Funeral services will be held at the Omak Performing Arts Center (Omak High School) at 20 South Cedar on Monday, Jan. 15, 2001 at 11 a.m. with Dan Lawty, Jenith Hamon and Mark Welch officiating. Concluding military services will be held at the Riverside Cemetery. Visitation will be held Sunday, Jan. 14, 2001 from 2 to 7 p.m. at Barnes Elmway Chapel. Memorials may be given to the Richard B. Draggoo Benefit Fund for Children at Omak High School, P.O. Box 833, Omak, WA 98841.

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