Dock A Stripling - RIP

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Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Robert Langley (Unregistered Guest) on Saturday, March 08, 2014 - 05:15 pm:  Edit

I served with Dock in Fort Gordon 66-67 Never had a better Agent to show me so much in a short time. I count it an honor to have known him.

Top of pagePrevious messageNext messageBottom of page Link to this message  By Louise "Mickey" Head (Cidaa1) on Tuesday, March 04, 2014 - 09:13 am:  Edit

CW4 (Ret) Dock A Stripling, 95, was born on 19 July 1918 in rural South Georgia. He passed away on 1 March 2014. He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita K Stripling (Kitten-as she was known by Dock) and two sons, Dock Ernest and Jerry Wayne Stripling. He is survived by three sons and their wives: Richard and Wanda, Eugene and Fran, and Eric and Jamie Stripling; sixteen grandchildren: Donna, Russell, Ronnie, Barbara, Diane, Wayne, Mark, Freddie, Tim, David, Jon Eric, Shawn, Jessica, Micah, Jared, Shannon; twenty-eight great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; daughters-in-law: Marilyn Stripling, Amber Stripling, and Shirley S Hardage. Dock served in the military for 31 years, retiring in 1967 as Chief Warrant Officer Grade 4 and served another 13 years in Civil Service, retiring a second time on 31 July 1980 out of the Provost Marshal Office at Ft Gordon. He served in WWII, the Korean War, the Panama Uprising. He commanded and first retired out of what was Detachment D, 3d MP Group (CID) at Ft Gordon. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday at 3:00 PM at Bellevue Memorial Gardens Chapel with Rev Phillip Winsett officiating. Entombment to follow with full military honors. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to be made to the Golden Harvest Food Bank, 3010 Commerce Dr Augusta, GA 30909-9906. Both Dock and Juanita were philanthropists, always finding ways to give back to their community. This was a favorite charity of theirs. Donations may be made to any other food bank of choice. Please visit www.mcneillfuneralhome.com to sign the family's personal guestbook and view his photograph. McNeill Funeral Home, 109 Shaw St, Martinez, Ga. 706.364.9122



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