Eternal Patrol

The NSL will provide links to obituaries of any NSL member or their immediate family. Please contact communication@navalsubleague.org 

JANUARY 2021

CAPT Allen Bane Higginbotham, USN, Ret.

Captain Higginbotham passed away on January 5, 2021.  Click here to read his obituary.

LCDR Michael Joseph Naughton, USN, Ret.

Lieutenant Commander Naughton passed away on January 12, 2021.  A link to his obituary will be posted here when it is available.

DECEMBER 2020

Mary Katherine Porter

Mrs. Porter passed away on December 4, 2020.  Click here to read her obituary.

CAPT Kenneth A. Lee, USN, Ret.

Captain Lee passed away on December 6, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

NOVEMBER 2020

CAPT Robert Crafts, Jr., USN, Ret.

The Rev. Dr. Crafts passed away on November 7, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT Keith Gordon Nesbit, USN, Ret.

Captain Nesbit passed away on November 11, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT Francis C. Pasquinelli, USN, Ret.

Captain Nesbit passed away on November 28, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

OCTOBER 2020

CAPT James Turner, USN, Ret.

Captain Turner passed away on October 8, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT Charles F. Noll, USN, Ret.

Captain Noll passed away on October 20, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT William Luther Porter, USN, Ret.

Captain Porter passed away on October 30, 2020.  His obituary will be posted here when it is available.

SEPTEMBER  2020

Rosemary Newman Adkins

Mrs. Adkins passed away on September 3, 2020.  Click here to read her obituary.

ADM William Dee Smith, USN, Ret.

Admiral Smith passed away on September 9, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT Tom Reed Murray II, USN, Ret.

Captain Murray passed away on September 12, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT Paul E. Trejo, USN, Ret.

Captain Trejo passed away on September 15, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

CDR Wallace Martin Durkin, USN, Ret.

Commander Durkin passed away on September 20, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

ADM George Fitzallen Ellis, Jr., USN, Ret.

Admiral Ellis passed away on September 24, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT William Paul Bancroft, USN, Ret.

Captain Bancroft passed away on September 25, 2020. He was the first president of the Levering Smith chapter of the NSL.  Click here to read his obituary.

ADM Carlisle Albert Herman Trost, USN, Ret.

Admiral Trost passed away on September 29, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.  Click here for the Navy’s press release.

AUGUST  2020

CAPT Francis Laughlin (Frank) Wadsworth, USN, Ret.

Captain Wadsworth passed away on August 13. 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

Donald R. Hargett

Mr. Hargett passed away on August 25, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT George W. Martin, USNR, Ret.

Captain Martin passed away on August 25, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

Richard L. Ray, Sr.

Mr. Ray passed away on August 26, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT Thomas Upton Sisson, Jr., USN, Ret.

Captain Sisson passed away on August 31, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

JULY  2020

VADM Edward Alan Burkhalter, USN, Ret.

Admiral Burkhalter passed away on July 1, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary

CAPT Melville Henry Lyman, III, USN, Ret.

Captain Lyman passed away on July 8, 2020.  His obituary will be posted here when available.

CAPT Daniel Everett Eldredge, USN, Ret.

Captain Eldredge passed away on July 10, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

Joseph Anthony Peluso

Mr. Peluso passed away on July 20, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

Carol A. Ellis

Mrs. Ellis, wife of RADM George Ellis, USN, Ret., passed away on July 20, 2020.  Click here to read her obituary.

CAPT Edward E. “Buzz” Henifin, USN, Ret.

Captain Henifin passed away on July 25, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

JUNE  2020

CAPT Robert R. Koehler, USN, Ret.

Captain Koehler passed away on June 8, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

CAPT William Gunther Clautice, USN, Ret.

Captain Clautice passed away on June 14, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

CDR J. Dwight Hutchinson, USN, Ret.

Commander Hutchinson passed away on June 30, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

MAY 2020

STCS(SS) Thomas McAuliffe Lee, USN, Ret.

Senior Chief Lee passed away on May 8, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

Mary Susan “Cusie” Chichester Bunch

Mrs. Bunch passed away on May 13, 2020. Click here to read her obituary.

John A. Johnson

Mr. Johnson passed away on May 21, 2020. Click here to read his obituary.

APRIL 2020

CAPT Ralph John Goulds, USN, Ret.

Captain Goulds passed away on April 1, 2020.  Click here to find his obituary.

Kevin Winford Ellis

Mr. Ellis passed away on April 2, 2020.  Click here to find his obituary.

CAPT James R. Wilson, USN, Ret.

Captain Wilson passed away on April 2, 2020.  Click here to find his obituary.

RADM John Amand “Jack” Walsh, USN, Ret.

Rear Admiral Walsh passed away on April 17, 2020.  Click here to find his obituary.

MARCH 2020

CAPT Lawrence Stanley DelPlato, USN, Ret.

Captain DelPlato passed away on March 14, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

ADM Archie Ray Clemins, USN, Ret.

Admiral Clemins passed away on March 16, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

RADM Thomas Dean Paulsen, USN, Ret.

Admiral Paulsen passed away on March 27, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

Joan Parks Donovan

Mrs. (Daniel) Donovan passed away on March 31, 2020.  Click here to read her obituary.

FEBRUARY 2020

CDR Richard N. Cordova, USN, Ret.

Commander Cordova passed away on February 4, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

Diane Kimbrell Revesz

Mrs. Revesz passed away on February 10, 2020.  Click here to read her obituary.

CAPT Norman J. Shackelton, USN, Ret.

Captain Shackelton passed away on February 16, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

RADM Richard “Dick” Lee Thompson, USN, Ret.

Admiral Thompson passed away on February 26, 2020.  His obituary will be posted here when it is available.

Natalie “Niki” Thompson

Mrs. Thompson passed away on February 26, 2020.  Her obituary will be posted here when it is available.

JANUARY 2020

Ruth Ann Hay

Mrs. Hay passed away on January 1, 2020.  Click here to read her obituary.  She was the wife of CAPT Jim Hay, USN, Ret., former Executive Director of the Naval Submarine League.

Allen V. “Mike” Polhemus

Mr. Polhemus passed away on January 13, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

Roger E. Tetrault

Mr. Tetrault passed away on January 27, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.

RMC(SS) Jimmy Jack Legg, USN, Ret.

Chief Legg passed away on January 28, 2020.  Click here to read his obituary.