USS SPROSTON DD/DDE577

"In Memoriam" of USS Sproston Shipmates

WE WERE PROUD TO KNOW THEM AND SERVE WITH THEM

OUR SHIPMATES……………OUR FRIENDS

MAY THEY REST IN PEACE

Recent Additions

Name of Shipmate War Rank &
Rate 
Deceased
Date

Abercrombie, Thomas

  GM1 Nov-92
Achtzehn, Daniel   FC2 Apr-2005

Alexander, R. C.

  BTM Jan-75

Alford, Wm. T.

  CDR Jan-73
Allain, C.      
Anderson, Jack M.   CTM Jan-85
Anderson, Ned W.   S1 Jan-66
Andrews, Alfred B.   GM3 Jan-86
Anelli, Nick   SF3 Dec-2005
Appelhans, Jacob J.   SM3 Jan-82
Armani, August  WWII COXSWAIN May-2016
Aufang, W. B.   FT3 Jun-2004
Ault, Edwin G.   STG2 Sep-2007
Bailey, Richard L.   S1 Jan-2002
Baily, Buford Cold War RD3 Feb-2015
Bain, Nathan   BM3 May-2005
Ball, J. R.   SN Jan-93
Balmer, R. J.   SN Jul-95
Barnard, Richard A.   SK1 Aug-2003
Barton, James R.   SM1 Jun-2002
Bazemore, William E.   BT2 Jun-2002
Bekker, Theodore A.   FN May-99
Bender, William   QM3 Jan-84
Bennett, James G.   BTC Dec-2009
Benner, Vernon D.   BT3 Jan-98
Benham, R. L.   FT2 Dec-89
Benoit, Edward O.   GM2  
Berry, John W.   RM1 Dec-96
Bibbee, William C.   WT2 Feb-2003
Black, Lloyd C.   BT3 May-2009
Blanchard, O. N.   GM2 Oct-93
Bloyer, Vaugn E.   GM3 Jan-84
Bogusz, Stanley A.   S1C Jan-58
Boll, H. M.   MM1 Jan-92
Bollard, Philip B.   LT Jan-2003
Bounds, Wilber Carl   YT3 Jan-2008
Bracken, John O.   LT Mar-2002
Bradley, Eugene   CBM Mar-94
Brasington, Tom F.   GM3 Jun-2008
Breeden, Logan   FC3 Jan-2008
Brett, Oscar B.   SO2 Dec-1961
Brown, Lawson M.   YNC Apr-2010
Bruni, Albert E.   EN3 Feb-2010
Burd, James Gardner   BM3 Jun-93
Burke, Sr., Daniel S.   GM3 Nov-91
Burleigh, Don J.   QM1 Sep-2010
Burns, William A. L.   LTJG May-2002
Bush, Elmer A.   SF1 Jan-90
Butler, Edward Cold War GMSN Dec-2011
Byrne, James J.   RDM3 Jan-82
Cacciapudti, M. P.   EM2 Jun-91
Callaghan, Joseph   FC1 Jun-96
Calvin E. E.   LTJG Jan-2004
CamPau McKinley P.   FN Jan-2003
Campbell, Elmer G.   S1/C Apr-95
Campbell, Russell V. Korea QM3 Jun-2016
Cangemi, Gregory Leo   S1 Aug-2000
Cantrell, Earl L.   GM1 Dec-2003
Capozzi, Antonio H.   S2 Nov-2004
Carabonero, Dom   S2 Nov-2000
Carbillano, Anthony J.   SM3 Feb-2008
Carlisle, Latten   SH3 Jan-99
Caron. Bruce M. Vietnam SN Nov-2014
Cameron, Thomas D.   QM2 Mar-89
Carrigan, Kent   GM3 Aug-2008
Carrothers, Leslie G.   SN Apr-2007
Castillo, Aniceto J.   QM3 Jan-99
Ceonzo, Joseph A.   CSOM Jan-2004
Chappell, William R.   MMC Mar-2010
Chambers, Farrell E. Vietnam RMSN Feb-2015
Chladek, Clarence T. Vietnam GMG3 Nov-2011
Christ, Eugene G.   MM2 Jun-2008
Cibelli, Anthony         WWII COXSWAIN May 2012
Clamser, Frank J.   S1C Jan-89
Clifford, Charles M.   S1C  
Coffman, R. E.   LT Jan-98
Coker, Joe Vietnam SHSN Jul-2014
Cole, Fred T.   MM2 Feb-2005
Colley, Marshall Y.   QM1 Aug-2009
Combs, Don R.  Cold War SN Aug-2009
Conroy, Joseph F. WWII MM3 Mar-2015
Cooley, Calvin C.   SM3 Sep-96
Cooley, Harold   SSML2 Jan-89
Cooper, Harold L.   ENS Aug-2010
Cooper, John   S1 May-90
Corley, Roy C.   SN Sep-99
Cox, Eugene H.   ENS Jun-86
Cox, James E.   FC2  
Creamer, William E.   SK3  
Crumrine, Elmer E.   F1C Mar-93
Cudahy, William F.   BT2  
Cunningham, James V. LTJG Oct-91
Cushenbery, Verlyn Vietnam   SN Sep- 2014
D'Amata, John W.   COX Apr-2002
Damato, Michael   SS2 Feb-97
Danis, Donald D.   FT2 Jun-2007
Davis, Richard J.   RM3 Aug-2001
Decker, Carl Vietnam FY2 Jan-2014
Dee, MD, James F.   FTG3 Jan-2011
Dereno, Joseph A.   S1C  
Dearman, Ernest J.   S1C May-2002
Decesare, Charles L.   WT2 Jan-2005
Dols, R. H.   SN Jan-96
Doll, Clayton J. H.   TM3/c Dec-2010
Dombart, H. A.   FC1 Jan-96
Donnelly, A. J.   SOM1 Jan-88
Dorn, Lanny M.   SN Nov-2008
Doubleday, Donald   LTJG Jul-2006
Doughty, E. E.   SM2 Jan-95
Downs, Mathew J.   RD1 2003
Drinkwater, Richard B.   ET2 Jan-97
Durck, Harold L.   RMC Jul-2004
Easterday, Eugene E.   MM2 Jan-86
Eder, Myron A.   MM3 Jun-2008
Edgar, Freddie   SOM2 Jan-98
Edwards, Lloyd E.   GM2 Dec-2009
Edwin, Howard W.   LTJG Aug-2010
Elliott, Glenn   LTJG May-2005
Ellis, Harold   RT1 Jun-96
Ellis, William E.   LTJG Jan-98
Elrod, John Vietnam GMC Dec-2014
Elvin, Raymond L.   FC1 Mar-96
Enquist, Aldrick G.   S1C  
Ennis, Robert T.   LT Mar-2011
Esslinger, Robert J.   CDR Jan-80
Etheridge, Orval Eugene     SN Nov-2010
Even, Charles F.   SOM1 Oct-91
Flatten, Ken   SM3 Sep-2007
Fleming, Richard M.   LTJG Jan-89
Fluman, John W.   BT3 May-2010
Foltz, G. C.   CDR Aug-86
Forsythe, Ralph "Yogi"   TM1 Feb-2007
Foster, B. L.   BM2 Jan-60
Frank, William G.   S2 1988
Franklin, Thomas   BM1 Jan-03
Frederick, Anthony   MM1 Jan-85
Freeman, Charles C.   PN3 Jan-87
Futhey, E Glen   RD3 Jan-92
Gagen, Edward L.   FC1 Jan-85
Ganley, William P.   GM3 Jan-84
Gardner, Fred J.   FC3 Feb-95
Garemore, Bernie R.   BT2 Sept-10
Garrett, Norman   BT2 Jan-98
Gearing, Hilyer F.   CAPT Jan-61
Gentry, Thomas   SO1 Oct-2006
Gerber, Don E.   SN Jul-90
Gifford, Fred B.   BM2 May-2010
Gillis, Arthur W.   CDR Mar-2009
Gilson, Richard   BTCS Nov-2011
Gipson, Doy L.   WT3 Mar-2001
Girard, Kenneth W.   S2C Jan-61
Glenn, Robert Vietnam ST2 Jan-2014
Gloria, Louis   SK2 Apr-2004
Gomez, Bennie M.   MM3 Mar-2007
Gow, George A.   WT3 Oct-2000
Goynes, Fred A. Korea LT July 2014
Graf, Ernest                               Korea EM2 Mar- 2016
Groeber, Henry H.   S1/C  
Guglielmo, Andrew   ME2 Aug-95
Hajduk, Eugene   YN2 Jan-89
Hake, Daniel M.   F1C Jan-79
Halase, Jr., John F.   CQM Dec-2007
Hamblet, J. R.   MM2 Sep-2003
Hancock, Jr., Ernest   S1/C May-95
Hanshaw, W. C.   SN May-94
Hargreaves, E. M.   HM1 Jan-96
Harlan, R. S.   CDR Jan-98
Harmon, Bruce C.   ENS Jan-77
Harp, Clyde “Cotton”   DC3 Mar-2011
Harper, Lacy W.   EM1 Jan-87
Harrell, Tommy E.  Vietnam  SN Jan-2015
Hartman, George L.   SM2 Jan-2000
Harvey, James L.   EM1/c May-87
Harvey, Juliana WWII LCDR/NC  Aug-2015
Haskell, Warren P.   RM2 Jul-99
Hastings, Donald   EMC Jan-99
Heath, James M.   SHSN Jun-2008
Hefner, Claud E. WWII S1/c Mar-2013
Hehir, Thomas F. WWII GMG3 Dec-2014
Heid, Eugene E.   F2C Jan-85
Herridge, Monte B.   SOG2 Jan-97
Hensz, Charles   BT1 Dec-2005
Hesley, Frederick Korea LTJG May-2012
Hessenius, D. H.   BT2 Jan-2004
Hicks W. S.   BM2  
Higgins, Warren J.   BKR3 Mar-96
Hightower, H. R.   CFC Mar-91
Hillberg, A. Gordon   LT Mar-2002
Hilton, Max Wayne   SN Dec-2008
Hocking, Winfred T. WWII EM3 May-2015
Hoffman, Raymond Vietnam CDR Jan-2014
Holland, Dr. Charles   LT Mar-2009
Holliday, Jack E.   SN Aug-2005
Holmes, Michael Vietnam GMSN Dec-2016
Horne, William H.   SS2 Jan-2003
Hostetter, Donald   BT2 Aug-2006
Howell, Chester WWII S1/c Aug-2013
Howell, Willie D.   S1C Jan-2004
Huebner, Wayne E.   MM3 Oct-09
Hugg, Robert M.   GM3 Mar-74
Hughes, Christopher   MM3 Jan-85
Hughes, Derl   S1/C Apr-2006
Hughes, Jake   FN May-2002
Hyatt, John C.   LT Feb-97
Ingersoll, Jack B.   Y3C Jan-65
Ion, William M. Cold War CSSN Apr-2006
Jacks, Sidwell B.   MM2 Jan-76
Jackson, John M.   WT1 Jan-94
James, Gary W.   FTC Jul-2010
Jewart, James W.   SO2 Dec-2001
Jiraugh, Ralph W.   M1C Jan-69
Johannes, Clifford J.   S1C Jan-87
Johnson, C. W.   WT1 Feb-2000
Johnson, Henry  WWII Chief Steward May-2016
Johnson, John H."Grubby"   GM2 Mar-2009
Johnson, Robert H.   EM2 Jan-89
Johnson, Willie B.   MM3 Jul-2004
Jones, Donald E.   ET1 Jan-2004
Jones, Doug Korea RD2 Mar-2015
Jones, William   WT2 Jan-2002
Kalosky, Harold WWII BM2/c  Sept-2015
Karl, Robert D.   LT Apr-2005
Keele, Doman K.   PHM2 Jan-88
Keller, H. L.   SO3  
Kelsch, Richard A.   EM1 May-2001
Kemp, Norval F.   LT-(MD) Oct-91
Kerr, Herbert H.   TN Jan-2000
Kessler, Herbert WWII SM3/c Nov-2013
Ketzler, Charles   SO1 11-2005
King, Wayne Vietnam BT3 Jan-2014
Kinnard, Elton R.   MACH Jan-86
Kinney, Eugene M.   LTJG Oct-2000
Kirby, Robert E.   FN Jul-2004
Kiscadden,Edmund  "Ned"                                                                        MM1 Jan-2005
Kittle, Richard Vietnam FN June-2015
Klein, Don   LT Nov-2011
Kline, Dale J.   QM1  
Koerselman. Richard L.                             Vietnam RD2 May-2016
Laroche, James E.   FC3 Jul-2003
Latorre, Michael J.   RDM3 Oct-92
Lauby, T. E.   EM2 Jan-2000
Lavergne, L. H.   ENS Apr-2005
Leach, James R.   CCS Jan-2002
Lee, Harry G.   QM1 May-2002
Lilyquist Sr., Karl A.   SC2 Nov-2001
Liner, M Glenn   LT Jan-88
Linos, Andrew A.   SC2 Mar-2001
Loksa, John   MM1 Nov-90
Lowry, David V.   LTJG Jan-97
Loyd Jr., Elvin Harris   MM2 Feb-2008
Lucero, S Michael   FN1C Jan-56
Lundy, Archie C.   GM2 Apr-2001
Luosey, Michael J.   CDR Jan-98
Lyons, John T.   CAPT Dec-2006
MacBeth, Jessie Francis   CEM Jun-2009
Madewell, H. R.   SN Feb-60
Mailen, Howard W.   SOM3 Aug-2001
Malone, Crawford L.   SN1  
Marks, Tolbert W.   BM2 Jun-96
Marcaletti, Ron   BT2 Dec-2009
Marlatt, James   RD3 Sep-2016
Marquez, Robert   GMSN Jan-2004
Martin, Stanley Vietnam  RM2 Jun-2014
Mathis, Charles W. Korea RMC Apr-2010
Matson, Aldrick   CRT 1994
Mayernik, Walter   CS3  
McDaniel, Carter B.   SM3 Jul-93
McGann, Patrick H.   CDR May-2001
McGee, C. M.   GM3  
McGuire, Charles E.   SK2  
McIntyre, James R.   FC3 Jan-86
McKee, Glen C. Korea MM2 Jun-2016
McNeely, Donald K.   ET2 Aug-2011
McLaughlin, James WWII S1/c Nov-2010
McLean, Ephraim R.   CAPT Jan-85
Meese, Harold D.   LTjg Apr-2003
Meier, C. F.   RM3 Jan-97
Melton, Paul Marshall   FC2  
Merryman, Jerry   RM2 Jan-2001
Middleton, Robert MD   LT May-2013
Miller, Arthur R.   WT2 Apr-2003
Miltenberger, Clyde A.   MM1 Jan-2008
Minko, Ray   TM3/c Dec-2011
Minor, Glenn W.   BTC Jan-99
Mitchell, Wesley W.   SM3 Jan-88
Montgomery, James W.   LCDR Apr-2011
Moon, Paul S.   Y2 Jan-97
Moore, Glen (Mick) Korea MM3 Dec-2015
Moore, James V.   SN1 Jan-98
Morsewich, Alex   MM1 1998
Moskal, Michael   CSC Nov-2004
Mosley, James L.   SN  
Muckey, Howard J.   MM3 Apr-93
Muessig, John J.   MM2 Oct-92
Musiol, Frederick C.   Y2 Sep-2001
Mussell, Ralph C.   MM3 Dec-95
Nelson, John A.   MM1 Mar-2009
Nicley, Richard Vietnam BM3 Apr-2015
Oconnell, Gerald J.   MM3 Jun-2005
O'Donnell, Ira L.  WWII YN1 Jun-2012
Oberg, Wayne   BT2 Feb-2003
Oomens, James W.   MML3 Jan-98
Ordway, Alan       Vietnam LTJG Apr-2013
Osborne, Billie   SN  
Osborne, T. L.   BT1 Jan-61
Ottinger, Gary Vietnam LTJG Sept-2012
Owen, Jr., Park H.   LT Dec-90
Owen, William H.   RT3 Jul-2009
Owens, Daniel M.   EMP2 Jan-98
Parker, William C.   WT3 Jan-47
Paski, Henry   COX Jan-81
Patton, Clarence E.    TM1C Apr-2008
Paul, Lawrence A.   MM1 Jan-98
Peden, George B.   LTJG Sep-95
Perez, Ruben L. Korea EM3 Mar- 2014
Pfifer, Gerald P.   S1 Jan-83
Phelan, James F.   S1 Mar-99
Pirkle, Clarence N.   FC2  
Poccocro, Augustine   WT2 Oct-97
Polston, C.J. "Shorty" Vietnam SN May-2014
Poole, Johnnie   WT2 Sep-2005
Potter, Chester    MM1 Mar-2007
Potter, Harold R.    CS3 Jul-2009
Potter, Ray G.   CS3 Jan-86
Powell, Leonard D.    RM2 Nov-2008
Preisser, Joseph W.   FC3 Jan-88
Pritchard, W.M.J.   LTJG May-68
Provost, Robert D. Korea CAPT. Oct-2010
Purselley, Melvin E.   SN Jan-78
Putman, Edwin A.   RM1 Feb-2002
Quimby, William E.   LTJG Aug-99
Rafeld, H Edward   FC3 Dec-90
Ramthun, Sylvester A.   F1 Nov-88
Raymond, Bill Cold War LTJG Dec-2012
Reardon, Oliver   PNC  
Reece, Guy H.   MM2 Jan-87
Rehse, Boyd J.   TM2 Nov-00
Reichman, Theodore M.   RM3 Jan-97
Ress, George   MM3 Sep-99
Restad, Everett L. Korea TM2 Jan-2012
Rice, Robert E. LTJG-(MD) Jan-80
Richardson, Jr., Bert   MM3 Jan-84
Richartz, Joseph A.   FC1 Mar-2005
Roberts, James B.   TM2 Feb-2004
Robinson, Robert C.   TM2 May-2003
Rockefeller, William   LTJG Jan-90
Rockwood, Ralph K.   LT Jan-70
Rogerson, Reuben "Swede"   LCDR Jun-2006
Roland, L. D.   BT3  
Roscoe, J. W. CS2 Jan-84
Roshua, Wayne L.   SN JAN-2012
Rorrie, Tom WWII MMC Nov-2012
Rucosky, Herbert E.   QM2 Feb-93
Rumrill, Donald A.   RDM1 Jun-96
Rydman, Pierce   RM3 May-2001
Ryfa, Anthony R.   EM3 Jan-2004
Sandusky, William E.   S1 Jan-94
Sanford, Leland "Bill"   SN Aug-2005
Sarver, Jr., H. M.   RM3 Sep-88
Scheible, Jack W.   LCDR May-2004
Schimizzi, Frank   SM2 Jan-76
Scholl, Jay C.   LTJG, SC Aug-2009
Scholtes, E. L.   EM2 Jan-83
Schudder, Harold “Hal”  Vietnam CDR Feb-1973
Scott, Victor C. Vietnam SN Jun-2014
Sebo, Jr., Wilfred N.   SFM2 Aug-2007
Seiple, Gordon L.   SN Jan-97
Sensibaugh, James T.   TM2 Jan-2010
Sheaffer, Leroy W.   MMC Feb-96
Shultz, Joseph Otto   F1 Oct-2004
Siegel, Samuel   RDM2 Jun-2001
Simmons, B. K.   GM3 Oct-2005
Smith, Lloyd B.   SN1/c Mar-98
Spann, Dalton D.   PF2 Mar-2010
Spare, Charles L.   MM1 Jan-75
Spencer, Robert H.   S1 Jan-83
Speth, Terrence Michael   IC3 Dec-2008
Springer, Orville   BM3 Jun-2008
Springett, Jerry T.   RD2 May-2009
Stanglin, Carl BT2 May-2005
Stephenson, Donald L.   CDR  
Stevens, Thaddeus W.   HMC  
Stickney, Fred R.   CDR Dec-85
Summers, N. L.   RM3 Jan-2000
Sunday, Robert Thomas   S1 1982
Swafford, Aaron Vietnam SHB3 May-2015
Swick, Glen Vietnam ST3 Apr-2013
Tanguay, George R.   BKR2 Feb-98
Tebbetts, David S.   MM1 Jan-88
Teeter, R. L.   MML1 Jan-83
Tenore, Frank   WT3 Apr-2006
Tenwalde, J. H.   RD3 Mar-2004
Terhorst, John H.   WT2 May-2002
Thomas, Benjamin   SOM2 Jul-2006
Thomas, LeClaire C.   WT1 Sept-91
Thurrkow, Norman K.   MM2 Jan-91
Tighe, Richard A.   SN Nov-2010
Tokash, Lawrence E.   WT3 Aug-96
Torosian, Arthur   EM2 Feb-2004
Townsend, Donald G.   MML2 Jul-2001
Travis, Derbert E.   FN Jan-79
Turner, G. N.   RMS1  
Turner, Whit C. J.   STM1  
Tuttle, Bynum R.   WT3 Aug-97
Upton, G. Garland WWII BM3/c Oct-2012
Vaden, Jake A.   TM2 Oct-2004
Varden, Colan J. Cold War MM3 Dec-2011
 Veeder, James M.   SA Jan-90
Vega, Roberto S.   MM3 Oct-2004
Vickery, William E.   GM1  
Volgelsang, Walter E.   SK3  
Vonchristierson, R.   LT May-2000
Von Ruden, Phillip BT2 Feb-2012
Walker Sr., James H.   MM1 Dec-2007
Ward, Charles "Ledge"   LT Jul-2008
Warrington, Francis W.   SK1 Jan-83
Waskom, William   RM2 2006
Webber, Jr., T. H.   SO2 Jun-2001
Webster, R. C.   Ens Oct-2005
Weis, Vincent   SN1/c Jan-2008
Whorley, Albert M.   COX Jan-82
Wicks, Clifford R.   SOM3 Jan-55
Wilkins, Colin T.  Vietnam SN Oct-2014
Williams, Leonard C.   EM3 Jan-2004
Winne, George M .   LCDR Jan-90
Winner, Ike Korea HMSN May-2014
Wyatt, Robert E.   SM1 Jun-2011
Yeend, Roland Korea TM2 Nov-2012
York Jr., J. C.   ET3 Jan-2003
Zahn, Sylvester W.   WT3 Jan-82
Zavakos, James H.   EM2 Dec-83
Zelazo, Lawrence J. GM2 Aug-94
Zmachinski, Henry J.   BM1 Jan-74
Zook, Lester E.   LT Jan-98
Zurfluh, H. J. BT2 Jan-99

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