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MOPH Memorial Page

This page is meant to honor and remember Military Order of the Purple Heart (MOPH) members that have passed away. Our members served our country proudly and risked their lives defending freedom. They traveled to foreign lands to ensure that wars weren't fought in our backyards. They faced bullets, bombs, mortars and all of the hells of war in order to defend liberty and the American way of life. While serving our country they sustained injuries that would affect them for the rest of their lives. They are true American hero’s and our country will be eternally grateful for their courage and sacrifice.

In addition to honoring our members who are Purple Heart recipients, we also remember our associate members. Associate members are lineal relatives of Purple Heart recipients. Under member type Purple Heart recipients are listed as Annual Members or Life Members. Associate members are listed as Associate Life Members or Associate Annual Members.

This page is NOT maintained by the MOPH national office. Please do not call the MOPH national office in reference to this page. For any corrections to this page please email webmaster@purpleheart.org. If you know of a MOPH member that has passed away and is not listed on this page please contact their local chapter. Any chapter officer can add members of their chapter to this list. You can find their chapter by clicking here and searching by the zip code that the member lived in. This memorial only lists MOPH members. Purple Heart recipients that never joined the MOPH are not listed on this memorial page. Also, Purple Heart recipients cannot join the MOPH posthumously.

The following Members have passed away in the last 2 months

Name Department Chapter Service War Member Type
ALEXANDER , DENNIS JIllinois0138-IL-2 MCVNLife Member
ALLEN , RICHARD IFlorida0776-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
ARRISON , JOSEPH PPennsylvania1777-PA-1 AFVNLife Member
BAILEY , OLIVER WFlorida1963-FL-4 MCW2Life Member
BANDONI , JOHN RFlorida1963-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
BARNES , CHARLES RMaryland2222-MD-1 ARVNLife Member
BATTISTE , JOHN EPennsylvania0455-PA-1 MCW2Life Member
BERG , JAMES RCalifornia0385-CA-6 MCVNLife Member
BERG , THEODORE BMinnesota0987-MN-2 ARW2Life Member
BIDDLECOME , RONALD JOEMinnesota0987-MN-2 MCKRLife Member
BISHOP , ELLENCalifornia0385-CA-6 Not ListedNot ListedAssociate Life Member
BIZZELL , WORD GTexas0542-TX-5 ARVNLife Member
BLANDING , DAVID JSouth Carolina0817-SC-4 ARVNLife Member
BONACORDA , JOHN TKansas0688-KS-5 ARVNLife Member
BROOKS , RICHARD JNorth Carolina0657-NC-4 NVSNLife Member
BRUEMMER , MILTONIllinois0138-IL-2 ARVNLife Member
BUNCH , CHARLES FAlaska0593-AK-3 ARVNLife Member
BURRIS , MICHAEL TNorth Carolina0657-NC-4 ARVNLife Member
BURZACHIELLO , ANTHONYNew Jersey0027-NJ-1 ARVNLife Member
CASSELL , ELBERT LMarylandDML-MD-1 MCW2Life Member
CHATEAUNEUF , GARYFlorida0795-FL-4 ArVNLife Member
CLAYBORN , JOHN WIndiana0692-IN-2 ARVNLife Member
CLUTTER , ALBERTFlorida0776-FL-4 MCVNLife Member
COLEMAN , WILLARD JFlorida0717-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
COONEY , CATHERINENorth Carolina0642-NC-4 Not ListedNot ListedAssociate Life Member
CRAWFORD , ROBERT HFlorida1963-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
CRIVELLO , HAROLD VArkansasDML-AR-5 ARKRLife Member
DANFORD , RICHARD E.Florida1963-FL-4 MCKRLife Member
DAVIS , HAROLDFlorida0717-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
DONOVAN , MICHAEL DTexas1836-TX-5 MCVNLife Member
DORFF , HENRY AMinnesota0987-MN-2 ARW2Life Member
DORSEY , ALFREDWest Virginia0732-WV-2 ARKRLife Member
DU BOIS , RONALDOklahoma0820-OK-5 ARW2Life Member
DUBRAY , RICHARDMissouri0125-MO-2 ARVNLife Member
EASLEY , ROBERTFlorida0535-FL-4 MCVNLife Member
EDMUNDSON , JAMES VFlorida1963-FL-4 AFW2Life Member
ENDSLEY , RICHARD AIndiana0692-IN-2 MCVNLife Member
EVANS , EANOS TCalifornia0752-CA-6 MCW2Life Member
FAIRBAIRN , THOMAS NMichigan1988-MI-2 ARKRLife Member
FISHER , THEODOREMinnesota0807-MN-2 NVW2Life Member
FUENTEALBA , VICTOR WMaryland0577-MD-1 ARW2Life Member
GARDNER , BILLYFlorida0524-FL-4 MCVNLife Member
GARRIS , PRESTON FNorth Carolina0657-NC-4 MCVNLife Member
GEORGE , MICHAEL NNorth Carolina0657-NC-4 ARW2Life Member
GIBSON , DEE GARTHUtah0995-UT-6 ARVNLife Member
GORMLEY , ARTHUR North Carolina0657-NC-4 ArVNLife Member
HANSEN , RAYMOND AMinnesota0807-MN-2 MCW2Life Member
HAUGE , MELVIN AMinnesota0807-MN-2 MCW2Life Member
HAUSE , ORVILLE CCalifornia2929-CA-6 ARW2Life Member
HENDRICKS , HARRY LIllinois0138-IL-2 MCKRLife Member
HERRON , LARRY WINFIELDAlabamaDML-AL-4 ARVNLife Member
HINKLE , ROBERT DNew Jersey0010-NJ-1 ARKRLife Member
HINSHAW , DAVID CIndiana0721-IN-2 ARVNLife Member
HIONEDES , NICHOLASFlorida1963-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
HUELSENBECK , JOHN FIndiana0693-IN-2 ARVNLife Member
HULL , PURNELL W SMarylandDML-MD-1 ARW2Life Member
HUNDLEY , CHARLES PFlorida1963-FL-4 AFKRLife Member
HUNLEY , TOMAlabamaDML-AL-4 ARVNLife Member
HUNTZINGER , OLIVER EFlorida1963-FL-4 CGW2Life Member
INGRAM , ROBERT EIndiana0692-IN-2 ARVNLife Member
IVERSON , DONALD IMinnesota0987-MN-2 NVW2Life Member
JANKE , NORMAN CCalifornia0385-CA-6 ARW2Life Member
JASPER , NORMANVirginia1607-VA-1 MCVNLife Member
JOHNSON , HARLEY BFlorida0987-MN-2 ARW2Life Member
JONES , FLOYD ANorth Carolina0657-NC-4 ARVNLife Member
KELLUM , DONSouth Carolina0817-SC-4 AFVNLife Member
KELLY , JOHNOhio0500-OH-2 MCKRLife Member
KEPPEL , JOHNNIE LIllinois0138-IL-2 ARVNLife Member
KRAMER , ERNESTMinnesota0987-MN-2 ARKRLife Member
KRAMER , JAMES HMinnesota5555-MN-2 ARIFLife Member
KRANTZ , RANDYMinnesota0194-MN-2 ARVNLife Member
KRAUSE , ROBERT WMinnesota0987-MN-2 ARKRLife Member
LAHR , RICHARD ACalifornia2929-CA-6 ARW2Life Member
LANGSTON , MILTONNorth Carolina0657-NC-4 MCVNLife Member
LAW , WENDELL ENorth Carolina0657-NC-4 ARVNLife Member
LEGUILLON , EDWARD SOhio0354-SC-4 ARKRLife Member
LEIGHTON , RUSSELL AMinnesota0008-MN-2 ARKRLife Member
LINGER , MICHAELOhio3620-OH-2 ARVNLife Member
LONNEMAN , SYLVESTERMinnesota0807-MN-2 ARKRLife Member
LOOMIS , RICHARD GMinnesota0807-MN-2 ARKRLife Member
LUCERO , LOUIS AGeorgia0576-GA-4 ARVNLife Member
LUNDGREN , ROBERT GMinnesota0807-MN-2 ARW2Life Member
LYON , BILLIEKansas0688-KS-5 MCKRLife Member
MCGILVRAY , JOHNGeorgia0531-GA-4 MCVNLife Member
MCKEMEY , THOMAS EPennsylvania1777-PA-1 ARVNLife Member
MCMAHON , ANDREWSouth Carolina0402-SC-4 ARW2Life Member
MEALS , DONALD WFlorida1963-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
MIESBAUER , JOHNMinnesota0987-MN-2 ARW2Life Member
MIHURA , CEBURNOklahoma0820-OK-5 ARW2Life Member
MOORE , HARRY RMarylandDML-MD-1 ARNot ListedLife Member
MOSS , JAMES W.Tennessee0487-TN-4 ARW2Annual Member
NACE , CHARLES MTexas0612-TX-5 ARKRLife Member
NORCUTT , LAVERNE KMinnesota0807-MN-2 AFKRLife Member
O'HARA , JACK GIllinois0138-IL-2 MCKRLife Member
ORTIZ , MARIANONew Mexico0372-NM-5 ARKRLife Member
PADMOS , JEFFREYColorado1041-CO-5 MCVNLife Member
PALMER , RUSSELL BFlorida1963-FL-4 NVW2Life Member
PARKER , DONALD EIllinois0138-IL-2 ARW2Life Member
PINTELLO , JONFlorida0776-FL-4 ArVNLife Member
PROGRAIS , DONALD LESTERIllinois0138-IL-2 MCVNLife Member
REDMAN , RICHARDWest Virginia0418-WV-2 ARKRLife Member
REYES , RAMONKansas0558-KS-5 ARKRLife Member
RHODD , RAYMONDKansas0684-KS-5 ARVNLife Member
RODENBACH , WILLIAM TIdaho0509-ID-3 ARVNLife Member
RODGERS , PHILLIPIndiana0692-IN-2 ARVNLife Member
RYAN , KEVIN PCalifornia2929-CA-6 ARIFLife Member
SCHECTER , IRVIN MIllinois0138-IL-2 ARW2Life Member
SCHLAUDRAFF , LINDAFlorida0776-FL-4 Not ListedNot ListedAssociate Life Member
SCHLAUPITZ , WARNERDelaware1787-DE-1 ARW2Life Member
SHWEDA , WILLIAM JPennsylvania0011-PA-1 ARVNLife Member
SINDLINGER , JAMES TFlorida1963-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
SIRMONS , WILLIAM MFlorida1963-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
SKINNER , PERRYIndiana0692-IN-2 ARVNLife Member
SMITH , PAUL EFlorida1963-FL-4 ARVNLife Member
SMITH , SAMUEL WNorth Carolina0657-NC-4 NVVNLife Member
SMITH , WARRENCalifornia0106-CA-6 MCW2Life Member
STAHL , HARRY LIndiana0692-IN-2 ARW2Life Member
STOUT , MARSHALL BNew York1782-NY-1 ARW2Life Member
SUMMERS , GEORGE RCalifornia2929-CA-6 MCW2Life Member
TAYLOR , LARRY DIllinois0159-IL-2 ARVNLife Member
TEWELL , CHARLES JIllinois0138-IL-2 ARW2Life Member
THOMPSON , DONALD RFlorida1963-FL-4 ARW2Life Member
THOMPSON , ROGER LWest Virginia0733-WV-2 MCVNLife Member
THORNE , GUILLERMO J MNew York0120-NY-1 MCVNLife Member
THORNTON , MARVIN CFlorida1963-FL-4 AFW2Life Member
TOWNLEY , THOMASIndiana0692-IN-2 ARVNLife Member
TRUJILLO , DIMAS JNew Mexico1966-NM-5 ARW2Life Member
WEBER , WILLIAMMarylandDML-MD-1 ARW2Life Member
WELCH , JIMTexas0867-TX-5 MCVNLife Member
WHALEY , DUANE ECalifornia2929-CA-6 ARW2Life Member
WHITE , THOMASPennsylvania0519-PA-1 ARW2Life Member
WILLIAMS , DONALDSouth Carolina0817-SC-4 ARVNLife Member
WILLIAMS , VERNONCalifornia2929-CA-6 ARIFLife Member
WILSON , L BAlabama2206-AL-4 NVVNLife Member
WRIGHT , JAMES ERICNorth Carolina0657-NC-4 MCVNLife Member

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