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Category: News - Briefs Created: 08/13/2010 06:33 PM
URL(s): N/A Updated: 11/10/2012 12:54 AM
OBA Director Dick Gilson Heads West
 
By Mike Whaley
 
We are sad to report that Col. Richard "Dick" Gilson, USMCR (Ret.) Dick passed away on Thursday, August 12, 2010. Dick served as a OV-10 Bronco Association Director since February 2008. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family.

Info on arrangements courtesy Mike McCollum:

Viewing will be from 4 PM to 6 PM on Sunday, August 15, 2010 at the Foust Funeral Home in Downtown Grapevine, TX (523 S. Main). The Memorial Service will commence at 10:30 AM on Monday, August 16 at Saint Lawrence Episcopal Church, 519 North Kimball Avenue at Hwy 114, Southlake, Texas (Exit Hwy 114 at Kimball, church is located just north of the intersection). The reception, with food, will take place at the church following the Memorial Service. Internment will take place at 10:45 AM on Tuesday, Aug. 17 at the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery (2000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Dallas County).

Mike also stated: "As you know, Dick was an integral part of nearly every Marine Corps Organization in the Metroplex. We have lost a key driving force in many, many local Marine Corps support projects. His dedication, loyalty, and love of our Corps has been admired by his fellow citizens, Marine and civilian. To say he will be missed is an understatement."

You can read Dick's obituaries here and here.

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