GILSON RICHARD A

COL Richard A. Gilson was a VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 08/12/2010 at the age of 64.9
Grapevine, TX
Flight Classes 70-42 and 70-42
Date of Birth 09/27/1945
Served in the U.S. Marine Corps
Served in Vietnam with HMM-164 in 72-73
This information was provided by SSN search Feb 2011

More detail on this person: Richard "Dick" Gilson GRAPEVINE - Richard "Dick" Gilson, 64, a retired U.S. Marine Corps colonel, passed away Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010. Service: 10:30 a.m. Monday at St. Laurence Episcopal Church, 519 N. Kimball Rd., Southlake. Interment: 10:45 a.m. Tuesday in Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas. Visitation: 4 to 6 p.m. Sunday at J.E. Foust Funeral Home, 523 S. Main St., Grapevine. Survivors: Wife, Diane Sopko Gilson; son, Michael Gilson; daughter, Gina Shackleford; stepchildren, Kelli DeGeeter and husband, John, Katherine Ellison and husband, Michael, Travis Copeland, Anne Adoue and Meredith Adoue; grandchildren, Lauren, Logan, Natalie, Elise, Lizzy, Olivia, Brooks and Cade; brothers, Bill Gilson and wife, Terry, Carl Gilson and wife, Peggy; and sister, Valerie Joan Gilson Koopmann. J.E. Foust & Son Funeral Directors

Burial information: Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery, Dallas, TX

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Date posted on this site: 09/19/2018


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