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GARY LYNN PATRICK

E5

US ARMY

HOME : DALLAS, TX

Plaque : Wall 4, Row F, Col 3

GARY SERVED 3 TOURS IN VIETNAM AS A TRUCK DRIVER AND MECHANIC. TOURS WERE 1966-1967 AS WELL AS 1972-1973. GARY WAS BORN IN JACKSONVILLE TEXAS ON AUG. 19, 1948 TO DIM THOMAS PATRICK AND LETHA OZELL LAMBRIGHT PATRICK. GARY MET THE LOVE OF HIS LIFE IN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL, LATER MARRIED HER ON SEPT. 19TH 1967. LINDA DELL WARD PATRICK. THEY HAD 4 CHILDREN,LEATHA(MICHELLE) PATRICK, GARY WARD PATRICK, JAMES EARL PATRICK, AND CHRISTOPHER JAMES PATRICK. MICHELLE MARRIED STEVEN LEROY MCKINNEY, GARY MARRIED CATHERINE LYNN BUCKBEE, JAMES MARRIED REBECCA MAE SKALSKY. HIS GRANDCHILDREN WERE HIS 2ND. LOVE OF HIS LIFE, CINDY LYNN, ERIC JAMES AND HIS WIFE ROBI GOSDA,DAMIEN MICHAEL, JONATHON EVAN AND CHRISTINA MARIE AND STEP GRANDCHILD MICHELLE STEVENS.. 1 GREAT GRANDSON AIDAN...IN 2012 GARY AND LINDA MET A WONDERFUL YOUNG LADY WHO NEEDED A FAMILY, SO THEY DECIDED THEY WOULD GIVE THEIR CHILDREN ANOTHER SISTER. HER NAME IS JASMINE ANDERSEN, SHE HAS A LITTLE BOY NAMED JAYDEN. GARY ENLISTED IN THE US ARMY IN SEPT. 1965 AND WAS DEPLOYED TO VIETNAM IN 1966. GARY PASSED AWAY DECEMBER 16TH, 2012. IT WAS TOO FAST FOR HIS FAMILY AND WE ARE KEEPING HIM ALIVE AS A VETERAN THROUGH THIS VETERANS WALL.

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Medals

BRONZE STAR MEDAL PURPLE HEART MEDAL VIETNAM SERVICE MEDAL VIETNAM CAMPAIGN MEDAL W/60 DEVICE GOOD CONDUCT MEDAL/W BRONZE CLASP-2 LOOPS EXPERT RIFLE BADGE M-14 4 OVERSEAS BARS

Theatre of Operation

Vietnam