Gary Ray Hutteball
1944 ~ 2018
Captain Gary Hutteball, age 74, a beloved son, brother, husband, father, grandfather and friend, passed away on Thursday June 21st due to health complications. How do you write an obituary about someone who was such an original? There was no one like Gary and to try to honor his life through words can be overwhelming, but we will try. Gary Ray Hutteball was born on July 3, 1944 in Pasco, WA to loving parents Yvonne Hutteball (Davis) and Douglas Hutteball. His earliest years were in Pasco, but the family later moved to Kennewick just across the Columbia River.
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R. Keith Henderson
Captain Keith Henderson, age 77, passed away at home in Cadiz, Ohio on May 18, 2018. He was born March 13, 1941 in Wheeling, West Virginia to the late Dr. George Edgar and Sarah McCollum Henderson. He graduated from Ohio State University where he studied psychology and completed USAF ROTC.
Keith served in the Air Force flying the C-130 in support of operations in Vietnam. He made several assault type landings at Khe Sanh while the airfield was under fire. After serving in Southeast Asia Keith flew the C-141 with the 62nd Airlift Wing at McChord. He was a 40 year member of the Cadiz American Legion.
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Dennis C. O’Brien
1942 ~ 2018
Dennis C. O'Brien("O'B"), airline pilot, sports fan, friend, father, brother and grandfather, passed away on May 18, 2018. He was 76 years old. Charles O'Brien ("O'B"), airline pilot, sports fan, friend, father, brother and grandfather, passed away on May 18, 2018.
Born in Renton, Washington to Leo and Kay O'Brien, he attended St. Anthony School, St. Edward Seminary, O'Dea High School and the University of Washington, where he was a member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.
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James N. Bates
1938 ~ 2018
Captain Jim Bates, age 80, passed away on July 5, 2018 after a courageous battle with cancer. Jim was born in Brookings, S.D to Gipson and Elsie Bates. He attended high school in Dawson, MN and college at South Dakota State in Brookings, S.D. He met his wife Caryl of 58 years in Dawson and they were married March 19, 1960.
In 1961 Jim joined the US Marine Corps and entered Officer Training at Quantico, VA. Once commissioned received orders for pre-flight training at Pensacola, FL. After earning his wings, Jim was assigned to USMC Squadron HMM-264 at MCAS New River, NC.
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