January 1997

In Memoriam: Joseph E. Willingham

Volume 80, Issue 1

Former Marine Joseph Edward Willingham died in Gadsden, Ala.

A veteran of World War II, he was a member of the 2d Raider Battalion. He participated in the Bougainville, Emirau, Guam and Okinawa campaigns.

He is survived by grandsons Cpl Joseph E. Willingham III, a Harrier jet mechanic; LCpl Jason T. Willingham, an F18 Hornet jet engine mechanic; and PFC Barry J. Crosby, a machinist.

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