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THOMAS EVANS, FTG3, On Board from 1967 - August 1970. Passed away May 13, 2003 in Orangeville, PA. His death was reported by his brother, Army Veteran John Evans. They served in the military at the same time. John was in the Army in country Vietnam (Cam Rahn Bay) when Frank Knox was planning a stop in Vung Tau. John's account of a planned visit with his brother is in the blog. John Evans, email@example.com. (Reported May 31, 2016)
ROBERT (Bob) SUMMERS, STG3, On board from 1967-1970. BOB SUMMERS, STG-3, passed away this morning (5-12-16) of cancer. His death was reported by his daughter Jennifer. He is survived by his daughter and two sons. Many of you will remember Donna Scuitto Bob's companion at many reunions. Donna and Jennifer and family kept careful watch over Bob during his illness and during his final days. Notes can go to family and friends at Bob's Foster City address below. I'll post notice of services when Bob's family decides location and date. Orv and Nancy plus all of us who worked closely with Bob on the Frank Knox Reunion Association will miss him. Bob left the Reunion Association with a strong board and a vision which will keep the FKRA vital and growing in the coming years. firstname.lastname@example.org.
JAMES G. BAKER, CDR, USN Ret. CO of USS Frank Knox from 12-1967 to 11-1969 died 1-24-2016.. He had a "major stroke" on Friday according to his son and was in a coma. His death was reported by his son David. Cards and notes should be directed to: Mrs. James G Baker, 1455 Walden Oaks Place, Plant City FL 33563.
"Captain Baker was a major influence in my life. I don't think I'd be the person I became without his mentoring" "I will be forever grateful for what I learned as a young man aboard DDR-742." Pete Sandrock, CAPT USN Ret.
LONNIE D MCCAIN RD2, died 12-29-2015. 11-50 to 11-52 on USS Frank Knox. No cause of death known.
CHARLES FOLK, GMG3 died 12-31-13. Folk served aboard USS Frank Knox from 6-67 to 12-68. His death was reported by his son Dennis Folk. Dennis can be reached at (253) 732-6746 or at email@example.com.
ELVIN BRUSH, FM died 01-08-16. Brush served aboard USS Frank Knox from 5-49 to 01-50. His death was reported by Susan Brush, firstname.lastname@example.org.
LIFE MEMBER #60 – Bob Sheridan, Engineering Officer aboard FRANK KNOX 1968-70 became our 60th Life Member. “I don’t know why I waited so long.” said Sheridan. Bob is pictured here in the Engine Room #3 onboard the USS MIDWAY CV-41 in San Diego. Pictured with Bob is WWII Veteran Jack Scott who served aboard a destroyer escort during D-Day and Atlantic Operations before and after June 6, 1944. Congratulations Bob!! If you are attending the San Diego Reunion (September 18-21, 2019.) you can swap stories with Jack Scott, he is a regular in Engine Room #3 at the USS Midway Museum and Bob Sheridan.