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Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park

Vietnam War

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
1. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Beginning panel
Inscription.  
Rotary Club of Sparta This park is dedicated to the veterans and families of White County who served this great nation in times of peace and war. Our veterans lived, worked and fought to secure the freedom and liberty enjoyed by all Americans. Let this place serve as a reminder to all veterans and future generations that courage in the face of danger is the first step on the path toward victory and peace.

Legend
★ Medal of Honor
✠ Distinguished Service Cross
✠ Navy Cross
✠ Air Force Cross
✩ Silver Star

[Vietnam War][Panel 1]
Abbott, Robert W. Navy • Agee, Robert W. Army • Alsup, Alan C. USAF • Alsup, Thomas C. USAF • Baine, Keith R. Army • Bennett, Carl T. Army • Brogden, Gary E. Army • Broyles, James T. Army • Bumbalough, Dale W. Army • Cantrell, Clarence E. USAF • Carter, Stephen B. Army • Casey, John Michael Army KIA ♥ • Cole, Bobby E. Army • Cole, Gary W. USAF • Copeland, Gary C. Army • Crockett, Kenton W. USAF • Davis, Barney H. Army • Denton, Thomas F. Army • Dodson, Charles E. Navy • Dodson, Jimmy F. USAF • Dodson, Sean Paul Army KIA ♥
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2. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
First panel
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• Drake, James W. Army • Dunn, Clayburn A. Army • Dunn, Kenny R. Army • Edmonds, John L. USAF • Eller, James B. Army • Elrod, Teddy R. Army • England, Aaron T. Army • Fisk, Franklin E. Army • Frasier, Leon L. Navy • Geer Sr., James H. Army • Gilley Sr., Edward R. Navy • Gilreath, Paul R. Army • Glass, Wendell L. Army ✩♥ • Gore, Fredd R. Army KIA ♥✩ • Guidara, Kenneth P. Army • Hammock, Billie J. Army • Haun Sr., Melvin M. Navy • Holder, Eddie D. Army • Hollandsworth, Paul F. Navy ✩ • Holman Jr., Walter B. Navy • Howell, Don O. Navy • Howell, Freddy V. Army • Hutchings, Alvin Dale USMC KIA ♥ • [Clipped] Jr., Thurman B. Army KIA ♥ • Humphrey, Thurman A. Army • Hutchings, Don E. Army • Johnson, Donald L. Army • Johnson, Kenneth L. Army KIA • Jones, Jeff C. Army • Keathley, Jerry W. Navy • Kinniard, Eddie L. Army • Maples, Ray A. USAF • Margeson, Donald USAF • Meadows, David L. Army • Milligan, Charles L. Army • Nash, Frank J. Army USMC • Nash, Jerry D. Army • Parker, Robert E. Army NG • Phifer, Donald A. Navy • Rice, Willie B. Army • Richardson, David K. Army • Roberson, Gary T. Army • Roberts Jr., Herbert Army KIA ♥ • Saylors, William J. Army • Scott, Gary S. USMC • Scott, James W. USAF • Shoupe, Oddie J. Army ✠ • Sparkman, Donald R. Army • Steele, Paul T. Army • Stewart, Randall J. Army • Tindell, Paul H. Army • Troglen,
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
3. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Second panel
Jackie Wayne USAF KIA ♥ • Underwood, James W. Navy • Underwood Jr., Marshall H. Army • Vanatta, Donald L. Army • Vidrine, Jones David USAF • Ware, Sidney J. Navy • Webb, Lee A. Navy • White Sr., Benjamin H. USCG • White Sr., Charles G. Navy • Williams, Robert D. Army

[Panel 2]
Andrews, Howard B. Army • Allison, Ronald Army • Blaylock Jr., James C. USAF • Bohannon, William F. Army • Burns, Richard S. Army • Bradley, David H. Army • Bradley, Jr., Hayden Army • Brock, Allen E. Army • Bryant, Roger W. Navy • Bussell, Jack D. Army ♥ • Buttrum, Walter D. USAF • Cook, Douglas E. Navy • Cravens, Donnie D. Army • Dunn, Dennis E. Army • Eller, James R. Army • Elrod, William A. Army • Frasier, Carl T. Navy • Girdley, Charles (Steve) Army • Holland, W. J. Army • Jenkins, Lewis R. Army • Lafever, Joe M. Navy • Lowery, Michael R. USAF • McCann, Rodger L. USMC • Pitman, John D. Army • Rice, Jerry E. Army • Smith, Willie H. Navy • Tiberg, Robert E. USAF • Wilson, John D. Army • Ferraro, Julian P. USMC ♥ • Gentry, William Donald USMC ♥ • Hensley, Richard M. Army • Holtzclaw, John G. Army • Knowles, Kevin L. Navy • Knowles, Thomas W. Army • Lafever, Joe M. Navy • Lawson, James R. Army • Rouse, Charles F. Navy • Sorrell, Walter L. Army • Stockton, Marvin Army • Stults, Arlin E. USAF • Wilson, John C. Army ♥ • Judd, Edward J. Army • Lollar, Luther S. Army
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
4. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Third panel
• Cunningham, Julius C. Army • Baldwin, Jr., Edward C. Army ♥ • Barger, Raleigh L. Army • Bumbalough, Norman R. Army • Burton, Hubert Cordell Army • Farmer, Dennis L. USAF • Roberts, Milo Tw USAF • Carter William C. Army • Chaston, Joseph M. Navy • Cloyd, Donald E. USAF • Cravens, Jerry M. Navy • Cravens, John B. Army • Cravens, Robert L. Navy • Davis, James C. Army • Dunn, Willie L. USAF • Lawson, James R. Army • McDowell, Kenneth D. USMC • Lynn, James A. Army • Miller, Charles E. USMC • Welch, Jr., Ben J. USAF • Young, Millard B. USAF • Alyea, Douglas C. Army • Blaylock, Ethel M. Navy • Bolton, Jackie P. Army • Clouse, Allan R. Navy • Davis, Jimmy L. Army • Dodson, Daniel P. Army • Hawkins, Willie G. Navy • Howell, Albert L. Army ♥ • McDonald, Joe E. USAF • Rittenberry, James F. Army • Sloan, John L. Navy • Stockton, Marvin Wayne Army • Webb, Robert Mike Navy • Wilson, Ernie Army • Adams, Robin L. USMC • Bradley, Eston L. Navy • Brymer, James E. Army ♥ • Burgess, Sue Army • Castelli, Russell M. Army • Elkins, Willie R. USAF • Hodge, William E. Army • McBride, Johnny Army • Thompson, Erbie B. USAF

[Panel 3]
Acuff, Sr., John E. Navy • Anderson, Charles R. Army NG • Broehl, Peter A. USAF • Dilldine, Herbert T. USMC • Doan, Robert O. USAF • Foster, Henry E. Army • Gooch, Fred W. Army • Graham, Joe Thomas USAF • Guhse, Gary Army • Kelsey, Jerry L.
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
5. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Fourth panel.
Army • Knowles, Harold E. USAF • Lynette, Jimmy C. Army ♥ • Price, Donald E. Army DIS • Roberts, Joe Lynn Army • Sides, Gary A. Army • White, Thomas R. Army • Whitworth, Donald J. Army • Case, David L. Navy • Eller, Michael B. Army • Harris, Jackie D. Army • Henry, Donnie D. Navy • Herren, Eddie Ray Army • Maynard, James W. Army • Parrish Jr., James E. Army • Parker, Garry C. Army • Rollins, Charles G. “Bud” Army • Roper, John R. Army • Schultz III, Stanley J. Army • Sergio, John A. Army • Tate, Lewis W. Navy • Thacker, Wallace P. Army • Dickerson, Albert Duane USAF • Dodson, Sr., Jackie R. Army • Harris, William R. USAF • Cole, Donald Reed USMC ♥ • Butler, Jr., Lee O. Navy • Rogowski, Francis J. Army • Palk, Roy D. USAF • Bennett, Jr., Dr. Robert E. Army • Breedigg, Charles S. Army • Emerton, Scottie Navy • Graham, Billy G. Army • Harden, John D. Army • Montgomery, Thurman R. USMC • Seabolt, David R. Army • Slatton, Jimmy L. Army • Bradley, Paul E. Army • Bumbalough, Willard C. Navy • Pack, Randall A. Navy • Slatton, Robert K. USAF • Bryant, James L. USMC • Randolph, Stanley C. Navy • Buttrum, Roy D. USAF • Haley, Wm. Donny D. USMC • Mason, Roger D. Army ♥ • Heady, Henry E. USAF • Buttrum, David L. USAF

[Panel 4]
Frasier, Jerry E. Navy • Frasier, Jackie W. Navy • Golden, Richard L. USMC • Leftwich, Richard D. Navy • Baldwin, Edward
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6. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park
R. Navy • Roudebush, Theodore J. Army • Cope, Don E. USAF • Gwynn, George H. Army • Kirby, Gary S. Army • Marcum, Samuel E. Navy
 
Erected 2014 by Rotary Club of Sparta.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, ColdWar, Vietnam. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients, the Medal of Honor Recipients, and the Military Order of the Purple Heart series lists.
 
Location. 35° 55.56′ N, 85° 27.831′ W. Marker is in Sparta, Tennessee, in White County. Memorial is at the intersection of West Brockman Way (U.S. 70) and North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on West Brockman Way. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 N Main St, Sparta TN 38583, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park (a few steps from this marker); White County Veterans Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); White County (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Kerr Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Double Eagle Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sparta.
 
More about this marker. The ♥ symbol denotes a Purple Heart recipient.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 74 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   6. submitted on May 21, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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