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Gary R. Thoma

NBAer 1963 - 1966

Gary was born 01/24/1944 and passed away 11/09/2012 at 71.

Gary Enlisted U.S. Navy at age 17. He attended Radioman "A" School in Bainbridge, Md. Originally an RM (Radioman) Later converted to ETN (Electronics Technician) while stationed at Summit Transmitter Site, Panama.

Gary was A member of Mensa, an Electronics Engineer and Computer Scientist. A Pilot he flew small private aircraft (172 Cessna and a Piper Arrow)

Gary was a Ham operator with call sign KZ5GT. In the 1970s he was a Professional Wrestler with the WWE.

Gary was Survived by a Sister, Brother, and 2 daughters.

Buried at:
South Florida National Cemetary
Section 37F Site 237
6501 S. State Road 7
Lake Worth, FL 33467

Fair winds and following seas Gary.

This information provided by a Shipmate and confirmed by Gary's sister, Pat.


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