Wonderful People God placed in my life. Many helped me to achieve goals and reach my destiny in Civil Engineering, music, ham radio and other endeavors.

Harry Hoffman – DHS Band

Ms Davis - ST

Coach Noyse

Ms Schwing

Bill King

Norma Lee Bradley

Dwight Musser

Betty Jo Bostic

Earl Adams

Ed Roberts – Uncle Edward – Dunbar Glass

Fred Roberts – Uncle A W Cox Dept Stores

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 US Navy Destroyer USS SIGSBEE DD502 Jan 23 1943 to Aus 5 1945

CDR Gordon P Chung-Hoon

Bob Martter -GM

Bill Kuehn - GM

Jim Edwards - GM

Irene Erskine

Mohl Norton Lt.

Hugh “Bud” Conners Yeoman

Bob Meeks - GM

Killed or missing in action April 14, 1945 USS SIGSBEE DD502

KIA Burton J. Adams S1/c

KIA Guy V. Amburgey MM2/c

KIA Clayton R. Bryant SF1/c

KIA Robert L. Cheety Cox

KIA Carleton C. Cox Jr. F1/c

KIA Joseph W. Freeman Jr. BM2/c

KIA Callis C. Gwynn S2/c

KIA Joe Hagston S1/c

KIA Lt. jg George G. Hart

KIA Joseph L. Heflin S1/c

KIA Edwin C. Hoover F1/c

KIA William O. Hudson S2/c

KIA Gerard P. Keller S2/c

KIA Sterling J. LeBlanc SC3/c

KIA Ensign Dick M. Lykes

KIA Edwin F. McGraw MM3/c

KIA Earnest P. Mellum M3/c

KIA Sherman L. Millirans F1/c

KIA Lawrence E. Mueller EM2/c

KIA Clair E. Musser S2/c

KIA Anthony D. Sox S1/c

KIA Robert F. Wright S2/c

KIA Rogers B. Young F1/c

(These brave shipmates died, that I may live)

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US Naval Hospital, Santa Cruz, CA (Nov, Dec, 1945)

Martha Laferty – Santa Cruz

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Vetrens  Administration Coordinators – SRC - Charleston, WV January 1946

Mary Roberts – Sister - State Road Commission, WV

Frank Kennedy – Bridge Resident Engineer SRC

Laco Swisher - Designer

Jim Stewart - Designer

Herb Finch - Designer

Clyde R Husk (Student)

Bob Davidson - Draftsman

Chuck  Summers - Draftsman

Mr. Fischer – Design Engineer SRC Headquarters Design

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California Division of Highways, District 07 Los Angeles, CA November 1953

Les Wade  - Senior Highway Engineer Design C

Willard Brown -  Associate Highway Engineer

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My first design squad, August 1954, Design C Wilcox Building, Los Angeles. CA August 1954

Mr. Struve

Don Gingerich

Gene Bastencherry

Johnny Dorro

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Harlan Weatherholt, fellow Squad Leader Wilcox Building Design C

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DIstrict 07 Construction Department

Bill Patterson – 07 LA RE 1960

Ralph Palmer– 07 LA RE 1960

Bill Herring– 07 LA RE 1961 - 1963

Vern Christianson

Jack Nausler

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District 07 Survey Department

Senior Highway Emgineer Sid Elicks Los Angeles, CA Jan - Apr 1964

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Lee Blackburn – 03 Msvl Design C - Senior Highway Engineer - Marysville, CA May 1, 1964

Marion Nelson - Senior Highway Engineer

Ron Nelson - Senior Highway Engineer

Howard Hall

Lorna Richards

Bud Williamson

Ted Lowe

Norman Hansen

Ed Jeffords

Emil Jenson

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Tom Lund – 03 Construction - Senior Highway Engineer

Stan Middleton

Emil Jensen

Wayne Prentice

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Music WV

Harry Hoffman – Band - DHS

Arlie Wahl – Banjo

Deb Wilson – Banjo

Sherman Martin - Guitar

Warren Casto - Mandolin

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Fishing Buddies

Sam Helwer – 03 District Engineer

Gordon Bordsen – 03 Assistant Dist Director

Hal Kays – 03 Personnel

Bob Williams Design C

WAJ Al Johnston Design Adm.

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 Music

Brooks Smith – Banjo

Music – CA - AZ

Al Johnston – Banjo

Ray Dolce – Accordian - Banjo

Everett Conness - Guitar

M C Pigg – Fiddle

Floyd Engstrom – Fiddle - Guitar

Wilbur Treat -  Fiddle

Jack Bell - Guitar

Gale Massey – Fiddle - Guitar

Lloyd Brokaw – Bass – Fiddle

Marvin Standiford – Fiddle – Guitar

Lester Standiford – Fiddle

Paul Harbor – Fiddle

Cliff Smart – Guitar

Joe Johnson – Guitar

Duane Malme – Guitar

Wayne Hedman - Dobro

Cletus Smith - Fiddle