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Gerald Harrison Hesketh

January 20, 1945 June 16, 2021
Gerald Harrison Hesketh
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NAME: Gerald Harrison Hesketh
DOB: 1.20.1945 (76)
EDUCATION: GED. US NAVY Leadership/Management Training – Career Counseling Course – 3M Manager Course Instructor Basic Course, Water Safety Instructor, Life Saving Senior
Honorable Discharge US NAVY 21yrs
1965-1966 USS Providence CLG61-Student Quartermaster, Deck Seaman RTC Great Lake, Ill-
Recruit Training
1966-1971 Oklahoma City CLG 51, Leading Quartermaster
1971-1974 Henry W. Tucker Navigation, RTC Orlando-Recruit Company Commander
1974-1977 USS Plante – Assistant Navigator
1977-1979 USS Kalamazoo – Navigator
1979-1980 Quartermaster -CNO Intelligence – Office of Chief of Navy Operation Washington DC
1980-1982 RTC Great Lakes, Ill -Division Officer
1982-1984 USS John Rodgers – Assistant Navigator
1984-1986 RTF Ferndale, California – Training Commander, Lieutenant Assistant Training Officer, RTF Dam Neck VA
1986 Honorable Discharge US Navy – Retired 2.28.1986

Nation Defense Service Medal
Navy Achievement Medals
Battle “E” Award
Vietnam Service Medal “W” 4 Bronze Stars
Vietnam Campaign Medal “W” Device
Republic of Vietnam Gallantry
Cross Unit Citation
Good Conduct Medals
Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Korea)
Enlisted Surface Warfare
Specialist Medal- Qualified Officer of The Deck Underway

IN CITY SINCE: 1971-2021 Residence of Florida

SPOUSE: Barbara Jean Hesketh

CHILDREN: Michelle Renee’ Braun and Michael Ryan Hesketh

PARENTS: Deceased – Gerald Harrison Hesketh Sr and Mary Kay Varner Hesketh

RELATIVES: Uncle David-Ohio/Aunt Jean-PA/Aunt Louise-PA

SIGNIFICANT OTHERS: All friends and family – too many to name that he loved

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