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Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park

Korean War / Cold War 1954-1963

 
 
Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
1. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Introductory 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

[First panel]
Korean War

Alverson, Jr., Carl USAF • Amerson, James E. Army • Ashworth, Richard A. Army • Austin, Billy Army • Austin, Dillard D. USAF • Bandy, John R. USAF • Bell, Lorie F. Army • Bell, Louis F. Army • Bennett Sr., Robert E. Army • Billings, Jack Army • Bohannon, J. Vernon Army • Broyles, Lenard M. USAF • Bryant, Raymond Army • Cash, James M. Army • Conant, Ray V. Army • Cooper, William W. Navy • Copeland, David B. Army • Crowder, Howrd V. Army • Davis, Joseph L. Army KIA ♥ • Davis, Theron L. USMC • Denton,
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Henry C. Army • Denton, Sam L. USMC • Dodson, Wilburn L. Army • Doran, William A. Army • Eldridge, Melburn H. Army KIA ♥ • Elmore, Ollen F. Army • Elrod, Artis D. Navy • Elrod, Roy Army • Elrod, William T. USMC KIA ♥ • England, Thurman R. Army • Farley, Carl H. Army ♥ • Finley, Lonnie Army • Fisher, Fred W. USAF • Floyd, Malcolm G. Navy • Goodson, Jim B. Army • Goodwin, Robert F. Army • Goodwin Sr., Willard L. Army NG • Grissom Jr., Leodra G. USAF • Harris, Gaines (Dee) C. Army • Hickey, Eddie H. USAF • Hickey, James W. Army • Hickey Jr., Robert L. USAF • Hunter, Carl E. USAF • Hutson, Lynn H. Army • Irwin, Gerald Army KIA ♥ • Jernigan, Billy H. Army • Kentner, Isabelle G. Navy • Lack, Glenn W. Army • Madden, Ed Army • Maguschak, Robert Army • Matthews, Hubert G. (Bob) Army and Navy • McBride, James F. Army KIA ♥ • Miller, Hollis R. Navy • Miller, Willie R. Navy • Milligan, Kenneth B. Navy • Mills, Carson L. Army • Nash, James C. Army • Oakley, Billy Ray Army • Officer, Willie L. Army • O'Roark, Patrick Army • Phifer, Donald A. Navy • Pippin, Charles K. Army • Qualls, Kenneth USAF • Randolph, John B. Army • Rascoe, James C. Army • Ray, James T. USAF • Roberts, Robert D. Army ✠✩♥ • Rose, Sterling USAF • Snodgrass, Harold T. Army • Snodgrass, James E. Navy • Sorrell Jr., Orville B. Navy • Sparkman, Billie O. Army • Stewart, Frank
Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
2. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
First panel
B. Army • Stone, Gordon L. Army • Stoner, Donald E. Army • Swindell, Henry C. Army KIA ♥ • Swindell, James C. USAF • Swoape, Jackie USMC KIA ♥ • Talmon-Gros, Guenter E. Army • Templeton, Bud C. Army • Tolbert, William Lee Army • Tollison Sr., Billy K. USMC • Underwood Jr., Marshall H. Army • Walker, Howard K. Navy • Ward, Elbert F. Army • Ward, Wayman (Tom) Army • Whitaker, Andre E. Navy • Wilford, Jesse Army • Worley, James G. Navy • Yoder, Kenneth E. Army

[Second panel]
Korean War

Brock, Allen E. Army • Davis, James R. USMC • England, Howard K. USAF • England, Jack H. Army • Goodson, Jim B. Army • Goodwin, Robert Arvil Army • Grissom, Ira F. USAF • Guy, Max H. Navy • Haines, Harry G. Army KIA ♥ • Hickey, Jack Navy • Howard, William L. Navy • Hyder, Claude O. Navy • Jarvis, John D. USAF • Jones, James E. Army ♥ • Jones, Norman R. Navy • Kinnaird, Glenn F. Army • Lambert, Rudolph J. Army POW ♥ Died in captivity • Lowery, Alton C. Army • Margeson, Herbert L. Navy • Margeson Jr., Lewis Army • Matheny, Lester H. USAF • Mills, Charlie C. Army • [Obscured], Harold B. Army • Pennington, James H. Army KIA ✩♥ • Phifer, Donald A. Navy • Polston, Cleater Joe Army • Randolph, John B. Army • Ray, Az Mitchell Army • Richards, Bobby C. Army • Rollins, John M. Army • Saylors, Samuel Ralph Navy • Smith, Franklin
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Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
3. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Second panel
Army • Smith, Willie H. Navy • Snodgrass, D. C. Army KIA ♥ • Stewart, Stancel E. Army NG • Vaughn, Bruce USAF • Vinson, Billy T. Army • Walling, Marion C. Army • Ware, Sidney J. Navy • Watson Sr., Joel S. Army • Wilhite, Oron T. Army KIA ♥ • Williams, Jerry W. USAF • Wilson, Robert C. Army • Winton, Glen E. USAF • Minnear, James L. Army

Cold War 1954-1963

Austin, Larkin P. USAF • Bennett, Robert L. Army • Broyles, Kenneth Ray Army • Clouse, Edwin L. Army • Cooper, Hardy S. USAF • Garrett, Don S. Navy • Geer, Donald R. Army • Gilliam, Arthur (Bobby) E. Navy • Gribble, Horace A. Army • Honaker Sr., Joe D. Army • Johnson, Gregory W. USMC • Jones, Harold L. Army • Kirby, William C. Army • Lambert, John R. Army • Loitz, Robert F. Navy • McCaskey, John T. Army • Milligan, Ralph F. Navy • Hale, Billy G. Navy • Mills, G. Willard Army • Mills, Herbert M. Army • Mitchell, Charles T. USAF • Phifer, Hubert L. USAF • Pike, Ervin W. Navy • Powell, Henry L. USAF • Reynolds, Floyd L. Army • Rogers, Bobby R. USAF • Selby, Delano (Pee Wee) Navy • Simmons, Joe Gordon USAF • Sims, James K. Army • Smith, Richard G. USMC • Stone, Sofia C. Army • Swift, William E. Army • Tallent, Lee E. Army • Thacker, Jerry L. Army • Wallace Jr., James G. Army • Howard, Harold E. Army

[Third panel]
Korean War

Burchett, Roy
Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
4. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Third panel
M. Army • Rimsey, Edward W. Army • Price, Robert M. Army • Bryant, James Navy • Geer, Willie Lee USMC • Geer, Gerald C. Army • Smith Jr., Leighton H. Army • Dodson, Leonard C. Army • Jones, Robert E. ♥ • Young, Frederick L. Army • Breeding, Dempse J. Navy • Breeding, Joe R. Navy • Ledford, Bobby J. Army • Ledford, John D. Army • Wilhite, Bobby D. Army • Scoggins, Ray L. USAF • Griffin, Nelson H. Army KIA ♥ • Richards, Thomas B. Navy

[Fourth panel]
Korean War

Webb, James T. Army • Adcock, Jesse J. Army • Copeland, George L. Army • England, Robert H. Army • Farmer, Dennis L. USAF • Goff, Carl D. USAF • Howell, Billy G. Army ♥ • Jones, Jr., Wade Army • Ledford, James D. Army • Manus, Jr., Ralph K. Army • Nash, Jere Earl Army • Phillips, Richard G. Navy • Robinson, Charles K. Navy • Rouse, Charles F. Navy • Savage, George M. Navy • Tumblin, J.F. Army • White, Curtis E. Army • Foster, James H. USAF • Rice, Malcolm K. Army • Davis, Robert V. Navy • Clouse, Truman D. Army • Green, Henry Joe Army • Holman, Ray Army • Benningfield, Ralph L. Army • Conley, Herman M. Army • Frasier, Leon L. Navy • Gardner, Sam B. Navy • Goff, Bob B. Army • Hickey, James D. Army • Knowles, Joe M. Army • Tollison, Jimmy L. Army • Tucker, Carl R. Army • McCoy, Luther Eugene Navy • Parks, Johnnie T. Army • Stewart, Donald L. Army • Teeple, James O.
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Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
5. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park Marker
Fourth panel
Army • Wolaver, Oliver C. Navy • Crowder, Howard V. Army • Gist, James T. Army • Hill, Herman L. Army • Hutchings, Herbert E. Army • Marshall, Thomas E. Navy • White, Robert A. USMC • Maynard, Clifford Army • Moore, James C. Army • Simmons, Donald E. Army

Cold War 1954-1963

Gay, Donald R. Army • Howell, Donald A. Army • Howell, Harold D. Army • Rice, James Arnold Army • Spakes, Joe L. Army • Hawkins, Gerstle L. USAF • Brock, James H. Navy • Bussell, Albert B. Army • McCoy, Joe Thomas Army • Randolph, Clyde E. Navy • Ross, Jeff P. Army • Swanson, Jr., Ernest Navy • Troglen, Jimmie L. USAF • Selby, Ernest Army • Clark, Jodie W. Army • Frasier, Leon L. Navy • Hanna, Howard F. USAF • Smith, Herbert L. Army • Youngman, John D. Army • Webb Sr., Bobbie K. Army • Gore, Donald E. Army • Gamble, Robert E. Army • Leftwich, Jeff M. Navy • Price, James (Bud) H. Army • Verble, John W. USAF • Cantrell, Harold Army • Gooch, William USAF
 
Erected 2014 by Rotary Club of Sparta.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: War, ColdWar, Korean. In addition, it is included in the Distinguished Service Cross/Navy Cross/Air Force Cross Recipients, the Medal of Honor Recipients, the Military Order of the Purple Heart, and the Rotary International series lists.
 
Location.
Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 16, 2020
6. Rotary Club of Sparta Veterans Park
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 (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 20, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 315 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 20, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   6. submitted on May 21, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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