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Kim Righetti
Ray Forbus
Sat Feb 4, 2012 09:19
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Could you put the obit online? Those were the exact places my Dad was at.My sympathies to his family. I hope he drank beer, as my Dad is undoubtedly offering him one now in Heaven!

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  • ANOTHER MARINE GONES George, Thu Feb 2 23:33
    RAYMOND (RAY) FORBUS OF A 1 10 AND H 3 10, VETERAN OF GUADALCANAL, TARAWA AND SAIPAN PASSED AWAY FRIDAY MORNING. GOD BLESS HIM SHRLEY GEORGE
    • Ray Forbus — Kim Righetti, Sat Feb 4 09:19
      • RAY FORBUSS George, Sun Feb 5 00:04
        I WILL GET A COPY OF THE OBIT WHEN THINGS SETTLE DOWN FOR THEM. NO, RAY,LIKE BBO DIDN[T DRINK. THEYH WER THEY DESIGNATED WALKERS. I AM SURE THINGS ARE WORKING OUT FOR ALL OF THEM, THOUGH. SHIRLEY
      • RAY FORBUSs George, Sat Feb 4 10:56
        I WILL CALL JEAN AND GET THE OFFICIAL ONE. HE WAS QUITE A MAN/MARINE. IF I WILL HAVE HISI PIX POSTED TOO. SHIRLEY
        • Ray Forbus Obituary - Posted for ShirleyJim Hildebrand, Sun Feb 5 19:51
          • Ray Forbus ObitKim Righetti, Mon Feb 6 08:55
            What a lovely way to remember this brave man.
            • RAY FORBUSs George, Mon Feb 6 11:52
              RAY TOLD BOB THAT AFTER THE MORTAR HIT HIM, HIS ARM WAS JUST HANGING LOOSE AND WAS ''GETTING IN THE WAY''. HE TOLD THE CORPSMAN TO CUT OFF. THE CORPSMAN SAID, NO THAT HE WOJLD BLEED TO DATH. I WOULD... more
              • Re: RAY FORBUSMark, Tue Feb 7 02:20
                THANKS FOR SHARING THE STORY SHIRLEY, A TRUE HERO. MARK
                • STORYs George, Sat Feb 18 15:06
                  MARK, I WAS SOMEWHAT MIXED UP ON RAY'S NAVY CROSS. HE DID GET IT FOR SAVING THE PILOT AND ATTEMPTING TO SAVE HIS GUNNER. I THOUGHT THERE WERE TWO INCIDENTS. SHIRLEY GEORGE
                  • NAVY PLANE ON SAIPANWilliam L, Jefferies, Sun Feb 19 11:15
                    Hi Shirley, Are you and Mark talking about the Navy plane on Saipan that got hit when it circled back around to check on lighthouse on end of island that fired on them and and later at us with... more
                    • lighthouse on SaipanBruce M. Petty, Mon Feb 20 00:41
                      Having lived on Saipan for five years, and having explored just about every square foot of it, and also having written a book about it, I can tell you that there is no lighthouse on the north end of... more
                    • NAVY PLANEs George, Sun Feb 19 15:48
                      YOU WERE IN THE 6TH MARINES, WEREN'T YOU, JEFF? HOW CLOSE WERE YOU TO THE 10TH ON JULY 7? BOB WAS IN THE 10TH, BUT IN A DIFFERENT AREA. JEAN TOLD ME RAY WAS IN H 3 10. THE CITATION SAYS HE WAS IN A 3 ... more
                    • NAVY PLANES George, Sun Feb 19 11:33
                      I REMEMBER BOB TELLING ME THAT AFTER RAY HAD HIS ARM BLOWN OFF HE SAW A PLANE THAT HAD CRASHED. HE WENT TO IT WITH HIS TERRIBLE WOUND AND GOT THE PILOT, BUT WAS NOT ABLE TO GET THE GJNNER. THE TWO... more
                • RAY FORBUSS George, Tue Feb 7 04:39
                  YOU ARE WELCOME, MARK. I THINK THE MEN WHO SURVIVED......AND DIDN'T... THOSE ISLANDS ARE ALL HEROS. I KNOW THEY WILL DENY IT. I ALSO AM AWARE THIS IS A SITE FOR TARAWA, BUT RAY, BOB AND ALMOST NINETY ... more
        • Ray ForbusEDG, Sun Feb 5 10:21
          Is this Raymond H Forbus of Hugo Oklahoma? http://militarytimes.com/citations-medals-awards/recipient.php?recipientid=7798
        • Photo of Ray Forbus (for Shirley)Jim Hildebrand, Sat Feb 4 17:27
          This is a photo of Ray Forbus, taken from page 147 of Robert L. George's book TOO YOUNG TO VOTE.
          • PhotoKim Righetti, Sat Feb 4 23:38
            what a nice looking guy. Thanks for posting it.
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