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Decatur in Morgan County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Decatur Vietnam War Monument

 
 
This Monument is dedicated in memory of Decatur born men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 8, 2009
1. This Monument is dedicated in memory of Decatur born men Marker
Inscription.  This Monument is dedicated in memory of Decatur born men who fought & died in the Vietnam War.
Roger Pinkey Crow Dec 12 1948- Sept 30, 1970
Billy Wayne Carp March 13, 1947- Sept 10, 1969
Tommy L Nighola's March 2, 1944 - Feb 23, 1966
William Hillard Overton Feb 13, 1947 - May 4, 1969
Arie Terry Oct 28, 1943 Aril 30, 1968
Morgan William Weed Jan 2, 1945- May 11, 1970
Bobby Ray Alexander Feb 13, 1947- Nov 16, 1967
John Wallace Hose Jr Nov 10, 1948 Sept 27 1967
John Earl McVay March 4, 1948- May 25 2967
Carl Eugene Morgan Feb 8, 1951- Aug 3, 1969
Ronald Dudley Rich Jan 8, 1944 Dec 28 1966

Reverse:
William O. Bolan
Bruce Lane
Jeffrey Smith
Ricky Alan Whittington
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, Vietnam.
 
Location. 34° 36.439′ N, 86° 59.062′ W. Marker is in Decatur, Alabama, in Morgan County. Marker is on Line Street, on the right when traveling north. Located outside the Morgan County Law Library. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 302 Lee St NE, Decatur AL 35602, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other
War in Vietnam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
2. War in Vietnam Marker
Reverse side
markers are within walking distance of this marker. World War One (here, next to this marker); Korean War (here, next to this marker); Morgan County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); A County Older Than The State, Morgan County (within shouting distance of this marker); Morgan County World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); "Scottsboro Boys" Case Landmark Decisions (within shouting distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (USA) (approx. ¼ mile away); The Decatur Daily (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Decatur.
 
War in Vietnam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 8, 2009
3. War in Vietnam Marker
In Memory of those who died for our country during the War in Vietnam 1961-1977 Bobby R Alexander Roger P Crow Billy D Earp George K Golden Thomas Gurley Gary E Harris Paul G Hendrix John W. Hose Jackey V. Knighten Gerald B. Lane John E McVan Carl E. Morgan Tommy L. Nicholas William H Overton Roy D Page James A Randall Ronald D Rich Johnnie B Sewell Arie Terry David L Turner Floyd Voyles Morgan W Weed
War in Vietnam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 8, 2009
4. War in Vietnam Marker
War in Vietnam Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, August 2, 2020
5. War in Vietnam Marker
Morgan County Courthouse backside image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, August 8, 2009
6. Morgan County Courthouse backside
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. This page has been viewed 723 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on August 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photos:   1. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   2. submitted on August 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   3, 4. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA.   5. submitted on August 4, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   6. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Sandra Hughes Tidwell of Killen, Alabama, USA. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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