WO1 Ronald R. Garner was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/17/2011 at the age of 74.8
Painesville, OH
Flight Classes 68-509 and 68-13
Date of Birth 11/14/1936
Served in the U.S. Army
Served in Vietnam with B/2/17 CAV 101 ABN in 69-70
Call sign in Vietnam BANSHEE 42
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Ronald R. Garner Ronald R. Garner, age 74, a longtime Concord Township resident, and formerly of Painesville, died Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, at TriPoint Medical Center in Concord Township. He was born Nov. 14, 1936, in Cleveland. Ron worked for Lubrizol Corporation as a supervisor of materials handling for 35 years, until his retirement in 1998. Mr. Garner was a U.S. Army helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War, receiving two Distinguished Flying Cross Medals. Prior to the Army, he served in the U.S. Marine Corps. Ron was a Mentor High School Class of 1955 graduate. Ronald is survived by his wife, Barbara L. (Abplanalp) Garner; sons, Richard Garner of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Robert Garner of Phoenix, Ariz., and Rendell Garner of Concord Township; nine grandchildren,; three great-grandchildren; brother, Otis (Barbara) Garner of Painesville; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Otis and Helen Garner; sister, Barbara Lekowski; and nephew, Jimmy Loomis. Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Brunner Funeral Home & Cremation Service, 8466 Mentor Ave., Mentor, where the family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Sunday.

Burial information: Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery, Rittman, OH

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