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Riverside National Cemetery, Riverside, California

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Date: 1976 [unknown]
Location: Riverside, Californiamap
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Notable Interments

  • John Agar (1921–2002). Actor, once married to Shirley Temple. He starred mostly in Westerns and war movies, including Fort Apache, Sands of Iwo Jima, and She Wore a Yellow Ribbon – Section 55A, Site 18.
  • Arthur E. Arling (1906–1991). Hollywood cameraman and cinematographer – Section 38B, Site 404.
  • Loyd Arms (1919–1999). NFL left guard – Section 50, Site 5435.
  • Robert Edward Badham (1929–2005). Lt. j.g., U.S. Navy. California Congressman from 1977–1989 – Section 16, Site 914A.
  • George Baker (1915–1975). Tech Sgt., U.S. Army, World War II. Baker was a Disney cartoonist who created the comic strip and comic book character "Sad Sack” – Section 8, Site 3254.
  • Commander (then Pharmacist's Mate First Class) John H. Balch (1896-1980), Medal of Honor, (World War I), U.S. Navy, 6th Regiment, U.S. Marines. Vierzy & Somme-Py, France, July 19, 1918, and October 5, 1918 – Section 2, Site 1925.
  • Aaron Bank (1902–2004). Colonel, U.S. Army. Founder of the Army Green Berets. During World War II, Bank was assigned to the Office of Strategic Services – Section 17, Site 421.
  • Donald Bevan (1920–2013). Playwright – Section 53A, Site 3667.
  • Augie Blunt (1929–1999). Actor – Section 50, Site 6134.
  • Thomas Ross Bond Sr. (1926–2005). Actor and TV producer/director. Best known as “Butch” in “Our Gang” or “Little Rascals” movie shorts during the 1930s. U.S. Navy, WW II – Section 49B, Site 3840.
  • Ruth Broe (1911-1983). United States Marine - Section MA, Site 149.
  • Staff Sargent Henry Elwood Brooks[1] (1919-1999), (World War II) U.S. Army, Company F, 127th Infantry, 32nd Infantry Division. Villa Verde Trail, Luzon, Philippine Islands. Received the Distinguish Service Cross for actions in 1945, along with the Bronze Star Medal 1 olc, and the Purple Heart 1 ofc. He fought alongside and was close friends with Medal of Honor Recipient Ysmael R. Villegas on the Villa Verde Trail. - Section AI, G, 34.
  • Stephen E. Burgio (1912–2001). Supreme Court of New York judge and Nuremberg Trials assistant prosecutor – Section 55, Site 3359.
  • Bill Burrud (1925–1990). Child star and travel program host – Section 28, Site 1608.
  • Peggy Cartwright (1912–2001). Actress, buried with her United States Army veteran and fellow actor William "Bill" Walker – Section 32, Site 631.
  • Stanley Clements (1926–1981). Actor and comedian – Section 4, Site 512.
  • Chris Condon (1923–2010). Cinematographer – Section 51, Site 1055.
  • Marguerite Courtot (1897–1986). Actress, buried with husband, US Army veteran Raymond McKee – Section 12A, Site 1766.
  • Edwin A. Doss (1914–2006). World War II and Korean War fighter pilot – Section 46, Site 1976.
  • 2d Lieutenant (then Staff Sergeant) Walter D. Ehlers (1921-2014), Medal of Honor, (World War II) U.S. Army, June 9, 1944 – June 10, 1944 – Section 20A, Site 644.
  • Abel Fernandez (1930–2016). Actor – Section 61A, Site 3614.
  • John Groff (1890–1990). United States Marine Corps Brigadier General and centenarian; recipient of the Navy Cross and Distinguished Service Cross – Section 8, Site 1261.
  • Gordon Hahn (1919–2001). California politician – Section 55, Site 5241.
  • Bernie Hamilton (1928–2008). Actor – Section 61, Site 352.
  • 1st Lt. John L. Hamilton,[2] USAAF (1919–1982), Tuskegee Airman – Section 6, Site 270.
  • 1st Lt. Kenneth R. Hawkins,[3] USAAF (1918–2003), Tuskegee Airman – Section 57A, Site 2204.
  • Jesse James "Mountain" Hubbard (1895–1982). egro leagues baseball player – Section 4, Site 1943.
  • Major Charles F. Jamerson,[4] USAF (1917–1996), Tuskegee Airman – Section 56A, Site 668.
  • George Clayton Johnson (1929-2015). Novelist and screenwriter – Section 61A, Site 57.
  • Will "Dub" Jones (1928–2000). Bass vocalist. In 1957, Jones joined the musical group The Coasters. The group's recordings during Jones’ tenure include “Yakety Yak”, “Charlie Brown”, and “Poison Ivy” – Section 50, Site 4458.
  • Robert Karvelas (1921–1991). Actor – Section 42, Site 1258.
  • Lillian Kinkella Keil (1916–2005). Captain, U.S. Air Force. Flight Nurse pioneer. She flew on 425 combat missions and took part in 11 major campaigns during World War II and the Korea War – Section 20A, Site 1235.
  • Dick Knight (1929–1991). Professional golfer – Section 43, Site 574.
  • Alexander Kreiser (1901-1993). USMC, China Marine, Naval Aviator, Brigadier General. Section 13A, Site 451
  • Master Sergeant Charles William Ledbetter, USAF (1922–2003), Tuskegee Airman served during World War II, Korea and Vietnam Wars – Section 26, Site 1426.
  • 1st Lt. Perry Willis Lindsey[5], USAF (1922–2004), Tuskegee Airman served during World War II and Korean War – Section 63A, Site 768.
  • Frank John Lubin (1910–1999). Olympic Athlete. Captain of the gold medal winning 1936 Summer Olympics basketball team. Later introduced the sport to Lithuania, where he is considered the father of Lithuanian basketball – Section 50, Site 5241.
  • Tyler MacDuff (1925–2007). U.S. Navy, WWII Pacific Theater. Star of film and television westerns and dramas – Section 62D, Site 90.
  • Raymond McKee (1892–1983). Actor, buried with his wife, actress Marguerite Courtot – Section 12A, Site 1766.
  • Colonel Lewis Millett (1920-2009), Medal of Honor, (WW II, Korea, Vietnam) U.S. Army, February 7, 1951 – Section 2, Site 1910.
  • Patsy Montana (1908–1996). American country music singer – Section AC, Row F, Site 29.
  • Joe Morris, Sr. (1926–2011). World War II United States Marine Corps veteran and Navajo code talker – Section 52A, Site 2818.
  • Sydney Omarr (1926–2003). Astrologer – Section 57A, Site 1904.
  • Colonel (then Platoon Sergeant) Mitchell Paige (1918-2003), Medal of Honor, (World War II and Korea) U.S. Marine Corps, 1st Marine Division, Solomon Islands, October 26, 1942 – Section 20A, Site 533.
  • Earl Palmer (1924–2008). Rock & roll and rhythm & blues drummer – Section 61, Site 2256.
  • Jim Pash (1948–2005). Musician and recording artist – Section 49B, Site 4891.
  • Chesley G. Peterson (1920–1990). United States Air Force Major General – Section 20B, Site 44.
  • Thelma Pressman (1921–2010). Food writer – Section 49A, Site 1080.
  • Chief Warrant Officer John Allen Pulliams Jr.,[6] USAF (1919–2002), Tuskegee Airman served during World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars – Section 47, Site 1603.
  • Jeff Richards (1924–1989). Minor league baseball player and actor – Section 41, Site 1775.
  • Les Richter (1930–2010). American football player – Section 62C, Site 345.
  • Ned Romero (1926-2017). Actor; World War II United States Army corporal - Section CG, Row E, Site 74.
  • Ross Russell (1909–2000). Jazz producer and author, founder of Dial Records – Section 56C, Site 399.
  • Bert Shepard (1920–2008). World War II Army Air Forces pilot who was shot down, suffered an amputated leg, and then pitched and coached with the Washington Senators – Section BC, Row D, Site 377.
  • Curtis Howe Springer (1896–1985). Radio evangelist and self-proclaimed medicine man – Section 14, Site 497.
  • Woodrow "Woody" Strode (1914–1994). Strode had the title role in the 1960 John Ford movie Sergeant Rutledge. Other films included Spartacus and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. Strode was an early black professional football player, joining Los Angeles Rams in 1946 – Section 46, Site 283.
  • Felice Taylor (1944–2017). Soul and pop singer, best known for her recordings in the late 1960s.
  • Aurel Toma (1911–1980). Romanian boxing champion – Section 2, Site 1433.
  • Paul Toth (1935–1999). Major League Baseball pitcher – Section 41, Site 954.
  • Ed Townsend (1929–2003). Songwriter – Section BA, Row C, Site 213.
  • Lorenzo Tucker (1907–1986). Stage and screen actor, known as the "Black Valentino" – Section 19, Site 2661.
  • Staff Sergeant Ysmael R. Villegas (1921-1945), Medal of Honor, (World War II) U.S. Army, Company F, 127th Infantry, 32nd Infantry Division. Villa Verde Trail, Luzon, Philippine Islands, March 20, 1945 – Section 5, Site 1178.
  • Adelbert Waldron (1933–1995). U.S. Army sniper who served in the Vietnam War and was credited with the highest number of confirmed kills in U.S. history with 109. A two-time recipient of the Distinguished Service Cross for separate actions in 1969 – Section AB, Row B, Site 37.
  • William "Bill" Walker (1896–1992). Film and television actor. Buried with wife, actress Peggy Cartwright – Section 32, Site 631.
  • Jerry Wallace (1927–2008). American country and pop singer – Section 61, Site 13.
  • Michael Waltman (1946–2011). Film and television actor. Vietnam War veteran and Purple Heart recipient – Section 52A, Site 758.
  • Noble Willingham, (1931–2004). Actor. He starred as C.D. Parker in the TV show Walker Texas Ranger. Also appeared in many Hollywood movies including Chinatown. Good Morning, Vietnam, and City Slickers – Section BA, Row C, Site 124.
  • Michael Winkelman (1946–1999). Actor. He starred as Little Luke McCoy in The Real McCoys. U.S. Navy, Vietnam – Section 50, Site 4304.
  • Ellsworth Wisecarver (1929–2005). Notorious as the "Woo Woo Kid" for having affairs with older women – Section BB, Row B, Site 80.
  • Captain Hackley E. Woodford, M.D.,[7] US Army (1914–2005), Tuskegee Airman served during World War II – Section 49A, Site 1149.
  • Skip Young (1930–1993). Actor. He starred as Wally Plumstead in The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet. U.S. Navy, Korea – Section 13A, Site 332.
  • Benny Zientara (1918–1985). Major League Baseball infielder – Section 20A, Site 2009.

Sources

  1. Henry Ellwood Brooks on Find A Grave: Memorial #415104
  2. John Lewis Hamilton on Find A Grave: Memorial #3815045
  3. Kenneth R. Hawkins on Find A Grave: Memorial #18115832
  4. Maj Charles Freedeesee Jamerson on Find A Grave: Memorial #829161
  5. 1LT Perry Willis Lindsey on Find A Grave: Memorial #18115548
  6. WO John Allen Pulliams, Jr on Find A Grave: Memorial #18115701
  7. Dr Hackley Elbridge Woodford on Find A Grave: Memorial #18115459

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