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
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
Please send additions or corrections to: HQ@vhpa.org VHPA Headquarters
Return to the Helicopter Pilot DAT name list
Return to VHPA web site
Date posted on this site: 11/26/2021
Copyright © 1998 - 2021 Vietnam Helicopter Pilots Association