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NORTHERN ARKANSAS MEN WHO SERVED IN VIETNAM WAR

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ATKINSON, Paul Keith
AR LCOL 3 BLN 9 Mar 3 MAR Div Vietnam PH
born 5 Oct 1946
died 27 April 1972
buried Plumlee Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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BEARD, David N
IL Sp 4 7Evac Hosp Depot
born 30 July 1942
died 23 July 1965
buried Low Gap Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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CLARK, Wendell Dean
SP5 US Army Vietnam
born 1945
died 1982
buried Liberty Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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DURHAM, David Manning
SP 4 US Army Vietnam
born 17 September 1946
died 17 May 1984
buried Western Grove Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas.
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DYER, Richard Joey
Pvt US Army Vietnam
born 23 December 1944
died 12 January 1991
buried Mossville Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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EDDINGS, Doyal Wayne
SP 4, U S ARMY,VIETNAM
He was a talented singer,songwriter
born:24Oct1948 Florence,Arizona
died:3 March 2003
buried:Carver Cemetery,Newton County,Arkansas
Father:Ernest Doyal Eddings(Lawrence & Hattie Waters Eddings)
Mother: Nadine Eddings Griffith
Spouse: Marjorie(MNU)
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EOFF, William "Bill" Bradford Jr.
Born: August 5, 1942 at Harrison, Boone Co., Arkansas.
Died: July 1, 1968 at Kontum Province, Ghu Lai, Republic of South Vietnam
Buried: Maplewood Cemetery, Harrison, Boone County, Arkansas
Father: William "Brad" Bradford Eoff Sr.
Mother: Hazel Mae Wheeler
Paternal Grandparents: James Troy Eoff and Virgie Minerva Hudson
(James Troy Eoff was the son of Garrett Bradford Eoff and Mary Olive Beller
from Boone/Newton Counties in Arkansas)
(Virgie Minerva Hudson was the daughter of William Wiley Hudson and
Louisa Ann Morrison from Boone/Newton Counties in Arkansas)
Maternal Grandparents: Robert Sherman Wheeler Sr. and
Nannie "Nan" Lee (Robert Sherman Wheeler Sr. was the son of
Isham Wheeler and Catherine Anderson from Newton County, Arkansas)
(Nan Lee was the daughter of John Arnold Lee and Victoria Shinn from
Newton County, Arkansas)
1st Lieutenant William B. Eoff Jr.
Status: Killed in Action 07/01/68 while performing the duty of Pilot
Casualty Type: Single Male - U.S. Citizen
Age at death: 25.9
Service: U.S. Army Transportation Corp
MOS: 1981 = 19 Rotary Wing Aviator (Unit Commander)
Unit: 178th Assault Support Helicopter Company
Aircraft: Chinook Helicopter (CH-47B tail number 67-18457)
Home City of Record: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Vietnam Wall Location: 54W-028

For his 115 days of service in Republic of South Vietnam
Lt. Eoff was awarded: (Posthumously)
Distinguished Flying Cross (For Heroism)
Bronze Star
Air Medal (For Meritorious Achievement)
Air Medal with First Oak Leaf Cluster with "V" Device (For Heroism)
Air Medal with Second thru Seventh Oak Leaf Cluster (For Meritorious
Achievement)
Purple Heart (12 May 1968)
Purple Heart (01 July 1968)

Lt. Eoff graduated from Harrison High School, Harrison, Boone Co.,
Arkansas in 1960 and the University of Arkansas in 1965 and again in
1967 with his Masters Degree.
Information sent to me by David Lee Eoff, his brother
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HARLEY, Everett F
Pvt 2 US Army
born 1 October 1954
died 17 September 1990
buried Tarlton Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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HENDERSON, Kirby V
AR SP 5 Quartermaster Corps WWII, Korea & Vietnam Wars
born 22 Sept 1926
died 26 Dec 1970
buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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HENDERSON, Ronnie Ford
AR LT JG US Navy Vietnam
born 25 November 1948
died 10 November 1973
buried Mt. Sherman Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: Ford & Phyllis McCurry Henderson
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HODGES, Ronald Gene
Sgt US Air Force Vietnam
Born 9 Oct 1946
Died 27 Oct 1974
Buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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HOUSER, Luther Edward
Pvt 38-722-814
born 26 February 1927
died 22 March 1967
buried Shaddox Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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MARTIN, Gene David
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died: 11 March 1969
buried: Maplewood Cemetery, Boone County, Arkansas
Father: Arthur Arwine Martin (Arwine Yates & Monte Jane Lawrence Martin)
Mother: Nettie Bryant (Lonnie & Nancy Jane Owens Bryant)
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McKINZIE, THOMAS LEON
CPL/ARMY Hulbert,Oklahoma
born 15Feb1948, married,
died 17Oct1968 Thursday (AZ)hostile,died of wounds at Vietnam Cha Lie
Small arms fire Quang Ngai
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Father: John McKinzie
Mother: Nona Flud (daughter of George Thomas and Gladys Cheek Flud)
Grandson of William Riley Flud and Elizabeth Tinney Flud
William Riley Flud was son of John Flud and Miranda Gilmore of
NEWTON COUNTY, Arkansas
George Thomas and Gladys Cheek Flud (grandparents)raised Thomas
They lived at Hulbert, Oklahoma
There is a monument at Hulbert, Oklahoma to the Vietnam Veterans on
which Thomas McKinzie's name is inscribed.
His name is also on the Vietnam Wall in Washington, D.C.
THE WALL
PANEL 41 W
ROW 070

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MITCHELL,Ronald L "Ronnie"
IL SP 4 US Army Vietnam BSM-PH
born 10 September 1950
died 28 March 1971
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MURPHY, Michael G
BT 3 US Navy Vietnam
born 11 August 1945
died 22 August 1987
buried Carver Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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NEVINS, Robert E
SN US Navy
born 23 January 1933
died 8 Feb 1974
buried Western Grove Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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PRINCE, John William
Sgt USA Vietnam
born 10 September 1941
died 23 December 1975
buried Moore Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: William Tom & Mary Dellar George Gregory Prince
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RENFROE,William David
CPL U S Marines
Born: 4Nov1952 Nowata,Oklahoma
Died:13 June 1993
Buried: Nowata Memorial Cemetery,Nowata,Oklahoma
Fa: William Rufus Renfroe (1922-1981)
Mother:Niva Sue Gilmore(1932-2001)
Spouse: Susan Lyle
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ROCOLE, Wayne L
US Army Vietnam
born 18 May 1944
died 28 June 1990
buried Hickory Grove Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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SHADDOX, David Allen
CTR 3 US Navy Vietnam
born 29 December 1946
died 17 November 1973
buried Shaddox Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: James Ted & Jimmie Jones Shaddox
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SHADDOX, Phillip M
SP 4 US Navy Vietnam
born 14 November 1948
died 27 August 1978
buried Shaddox Cemetery, Newton County, Arkanss
Parents: James Ted & Jimmie Jones Shaddox
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SIMS, William Jess
Pvt AR 60th Inf Plt (Scout Dog) Vietnam BSM PH
born 10 November 1947
died 16 July 1969
buried Plumlee Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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SMITH, Paul Denny
US Navy Vietnam
born 24 May 1944
died 25 Oct 1988
buried Western Grove Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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SNOW, Carl Travis
Born 17 Jan 1946 California
Died:4 Feb 1996
Buried: Fort Jones Cemetery,Siskiyou, California
Father: David Loyal Snow
Mother:Pansy Myrtle Taylor(Robert Isaac Taylor & Mary Ova Flood)
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SNOW, Tyrone
U S Air Force
Born: 24June1943 California
Died:10Jan2016
Buried: Fort Jones Cemetery,Siskiyou,California
Father:David Loyal Snow
Mother:Pansy Myrtle Taylor (Robert Isaac Taylor & Mary Ova Flood)
Spouse: Nance Elizabeth Tanguis
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SPEARS, Billy E
AR Sp 4 US Army Vietnam
born 16 March 1942
died 14 September 1989
buried Smith Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
Parents: Amos and Alma Eddings Spears
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SPENCER, John Duane
TSGT US Air Force, WWII, Korea & Vietnam
born 17 March 1922
died 1 June 1984
buried Jasper Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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THOMAS, Robert Luther
SP4 US Army Vietnam
born 2 January 1945
died 22 February 1990
buried Mossville Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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WAGLER, Donald R
Sgt US Marine Corps
born 29 March 1934
died 28 June 1974
buried Deer Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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WALLACE, Elmo "Tip"
AB US Air Force Vietnam
born 8 Oct 1946
died 9 June 1974
buried Western Grove Cemetery, Newton County, Arkansas
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If you have any Arkansas soldier who served in Vietnam War and
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Evelyn Flood
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