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Old 26th March 2008, 08:39
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American Aces Died in 2008

These are the aces I know about so far this year.

Joel Amos OWENS Jr 5 January 19, 2008 Colorado Springs, Colorado
Henry William BROWN 14.2 February 19, 2008 Sumter, South Carolina
Donald Sewell LOPEZ 5 March 3, 2008 Durham, North Carolina
Gordon Marion GRAHAM 7 March 22, 2008 Irvington, Virginia

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Old 4th April 2008, 02:54
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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

Frank,
Is Walker "Bud" Mahurin still with us or has he passed?
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Old 4th April 2008, 04:28
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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

Bud is still alive, although I believe his health is poor.

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Old 13th April 2008, 07:31
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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

Two recent additions to the list:

Maurice George LONG, 5.5, March 31, 2008, Apple Valley, California

William Elmer BRYAN Jr, 7.5, April 6, 2008, Ocean Springs, Mississippi

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Old 19th April 2008, 22:59
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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

And another addition:

Hamilton McWhorter III, 12, April 12, 2008, El Cajon, California.

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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

Frank,

..while you're here ..can I ask if you know how James Goodson is doing......is he still in my part of the world (Kent, England)...last I heard he was in very poor health ...

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Old 20th April 2008, 21:25
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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

Neil,
Jim Goodson has moved back to the US, and lives near his son I believe. He is suffering from Alzheimer's to some extent. I believe when he travels now his son always goes with him; they were at the 4th FG reunion in Texas several years ago.

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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

Sadly, I return too soon:

John Richard (Dick) Rossi, 6, April 17, 2008, Fallbrook, California

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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

And once again I return far too soon:

Edward Alexander (Alex) Phillips, 5, April 17, 2008, Tulsa, Oklahoma

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Re: American Aces Died in 2008

And immediately after posting that, I learned of another:

Truman Sheldon Barnes, 5, April 17, 2008, Las Vegas, Nevada (?)

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