CW3 Clark "Ed" E. Etheridge was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 09/21/2012 at the age of 69.8
Little Rock, AR
Flight Classes 68-509 and 68-13
Date of Birth 11/26/1942
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with 114 AHC in 67-68, USARV NETT OH-6A in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam KNIGHT
This information was provided by John Kelly

More detail on this person: CW3 Clark Edward Etheridge, U.S. Army (Ret), 69 of Little Rock died Friday, September 21, 2012. He was born November 26, 1942 in Harrison, Arkansas to Lois Griever Etheridge and the late Jubal Early Etheridge. Ed was a life member of VHPA. He was in class 68-509 and 68-13 and served two tours in Vietnam, first with the 114th AHC (67-68) and USARV NETT OH-6A (69-70). He was awarded many medals and decorations including the Bronze Star and the Distinguished Flying Cross. After his military career, Ed continued to fly, owning his own company (Mid South Aviation) and was a pilot for Arkansas Children's Hospital as well as local law enforcement agencies. Ed was instrumental in implementing the Friday Night Flights program for local news station Channel 4. He also enjoyed fishing and traveling with his wife in their RV. He was a fun loving person with a great personality who never met a stranger.

Ed Etheridge is survived by his wife, Patricia Humphries Etheridge of Little Rock; three children, Clark E. Etheridge II of Lyon, Mississippi, Alana E. Payne of Corpus Christy, Texas, Aaron Lawrence Etheridge of Cabot as well as two step sons, Alan Quick of Dardanelle and Jim Quick of Sheridan. Ed is also survived by his mother, Lois Griever Etheridge of North Little Rock; one sister, Mary Lynn Knight of Wright; one brother Lewis Etheridge of Forrest City; two uncles, Calvin Buddy Griever of Hamburg and Elmer Griever of Harrison; eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

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