Updated: Jan 30
Alan passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2017. Al was born in October 1940 in St. Louis, Mo. enlisting in the Navy on July 20, 1962 and trained to be a navigator on the Douglas A-3 Skywarrior. The A-3 was the largest aircraft to fly off the deck of a carrier. Al served on the carriers Shangri-La, Coral Sea and the Intrepid serving off the coast of Vietnam. Al's last squadron was "Heavy Attack Squadron Two". Al is survived by his wife Shirley and children David, Jane, and Susan. Services are scheduled for Thursday, September 14, 2017. Military service will be held at Santa Rosa Memorial Park at 10:00 am. General Service will be held at Daniel's Chapel of the Roses at 2:00 pm.