LTC John A Fambrough was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 04/27/2015 at the age of 81.6
New Braunfels, TX
Date of Birth 10/04/1933
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: A memorial service celebrating the life of John Allen Fambrough will be held Monday, May, 11th, 2015 at 11:00am at Christ Presbyterian Church in New Braunfels.

John was born October 4, 1933 in McAllen, TX to John Adair Fambrough & Mary Lucille Allen Fambrough. He died in New Braunfels on Monday, April 27, 2015. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Betty Hale Fambrough, daughters Donna Bryant, Carmen Futrell & husband Brett, Adele Weber & husband Dan. He also leaves granddaughters Betty Rose Bryant, Lauren Futrell Wynn & husband Drew, Chelsea Futrell Stott, Cameron Weber and Audra Weber; and great-grandson Grayson Wynn. John is also survived by his brother Guy Crain Fambrough and wife Charlene, along with their sons Clifford and Allen, and daughter Kim Williams. He was deeply loved by his family.

John was raised in Raymondville, TX & graduated from Texas A&I in Kingsville in 1956 with a degree in Agriculture. He enjoyed a long, successful career as a U.S. Army Signal Aviator, retiring with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. His military awards include the Bronze Star Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Air Medal w/Numerals 6, Meritorious Service Medal w/1 Oak Leaf Cluster, Army Commandant Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 1 Silver & 1 bronze Service Stars, Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry w/Palm, and Legion of Merit.

Upon his retirement from the military in 1980, John began a career as a ranch broker. In 1994, John and several other ranch brokers were the charter members of what is now the Texas Alliance of Land Brokers. He served on the board of TALB several terms, and was president twice. In 2007, John became a certified QuailMaster. An avid hunter and fisherman, he had a great love and respect for the outdoors. John loved God, his family, his friends, and our country.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Christ Presbyterian Church, 1620 East Common St., New Braunfels, TX 78130, or to the charity of your choice.

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