COL Morgan A Downing was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/12/2019 at the age of 88.5
Shalimar, FL
Date of Birth 02/24/1931
Served in the U.S. Air Force
Served in Vietnam with 38 ARRS DET 11 in 69-70
This information was provided by Jim Burns, obituary

More detail on this person: SALIMAR, FL _ Col. Morgan A. Downing, 88, died Monday, August 12, 2019 at his home in Shalimar, FL. Born 24 February 1931 in Lincoln, IL the son of Morgan O. and Lucille (Lessen) Downing. Morgan married Betty Redfairn in November, 1952. She survives along with their three children, Gaye Lee (Kevin) Gallagher, Dee Ann (Dale) Carlson and Morgan Dean (Sharon) Downing. Five grandchildren, four great- grandchildren and one brother, Dean (Glenda) Downing also survive.

Col. Morgan A Downing served 30 years in the airforce receiving distinguished honors. Morgan was a man who cared deeply for his family. He was also an avid hunter and fisherman.

His parents and one brother, Major Wayne A. Downing, preceded Morgan in death. A private family service will be at a later date.

Lincoln Daily News (Lincoln, IL) - August 22, 2019

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