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Obituaries > DELOACH, WILLIAM L.

A memorial service at Camp Foster, Okinawa has been held for Sergeant Major William L. (Jack) DeLoach. It was well-done and memorable to all who attended, reports Murray V. Harlan, Jr., a resident of Okinawa City, Japan and a member of this association.

DeLoach, A-1-4, died at Chubu Hospital November 5 [2002] from kidney failure and complications from old wounds. In addition to his World War II experience, DeLoach served in Korea and Vietnam. His awards included the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, Navy Commendation Medal and seven Good Conduct Medals.

Survived by his widow, daughter and grandchildren, he was a member of the Sixth Marine Division Association and a friend of General Jim Day, deceased.