LTC Orlow B Donaldson was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 03/09/2016 at the age of 81.9
Tampa, FL
Date of Birth 04/18/1934
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: LTC Orlow Buell Donaldson III , U.S. Army retired, peacefully passed away at home surrounded by his family on March 9, 2016. OB was born in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

OB was preceded in death by his parents, Orlow and Mary Donaldson Jr, sister Sally Poletes, and grandson David Anthony Finch.

LTC Donaldson flew fixed wing air craft and helicopters while serving two tours in Vietnam and retired after twenty years of service.

OB is survived by his loving wife, Nyla, of 59 years, their children, Annie Donaldson Landers (Darrell), Mary Elaine Powell (Chip), Laura Lee Meadows (Clyde), and SFC Samuel Hagan Donaldson Sr. (Nancy). He is survived by ten grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Burial: Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida, USA

This information was last updated 05/18/2016

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