Don Isbell

[24 FEB 1930 - C1 - 20613 - 1 SEP 1990]

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Pat Isbell and Pat Ryan
[Ft. Benning - DEC 1955]



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Don Isbell
[JUN 1955]



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Lt. and Mrs. Gerald J. Samos on the steps of the Cadet Chapel at 8:00PM on graduation day - 7 June 1955 - Ushers: Jim Murphy - Don Isbell - Don Giza and Ken Donaldson



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C-1 Firsties - 1st Row: Griggs - Page - Sietman - Hayes - Negaard - Bates - Maurer - 2nd Row: Giza - Murphy - Staudaher - 3rd Row: Fleeger - Isbell - Charlie Johnson - 4th Row: Fred Phillips (CO) - Domeck - Sloan - Samos - 5th Row: Viney - Ceglowski Armour - Passafiume - Humphrey - Lozier - McClelland (Absent: Norvell)



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Don Isbell

Don Isbell was born on 24 February 1930 in Florida. He was appointed to West Point from the District of Columbia and entered on 5 July 1950, turned back on 3 January 1953 for deficiency in Social Sciences, joined the Class of 1955 on 31 August 1953. He was in Company C1, graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned in the US Army in the Infantry.


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Don Isbell

HAMPTON - Lt. Col. Don Isbell, 60, died Sunday, Sept. 30, in Sentara Hampton General Hospital. A native of Pensacola, Fla., Mr. Isbell was a Peninsula resident for many years. He was the brother of former Newport News vice mayor Mary Sherwood Holt of Newport News.
Retired from the U.S. Army in 1976 after 21 years of service, Mr. Isbell had been deputy chief of staff, combat development, at Fort Monroe.

Other survivors include his wife, Nell M. Isbell; one daughter, Lori Evans of Hampton; three sons, William J. Isbell of Seaford, Capt. Donald Isbell of West Point, N.Y., and David Isbell of Virginia Beach; two stepsons, Kos Jackson and Keith Jackson, both of Hertford, N.C.; one brother, Charles Isbell of Deltaville; one stepbrother, Dr. Graham Giese of Provincetown, Mass.; five grandchildren; and eight step-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday in Lawrence B. Wood Funeral Home by a U.S. Army chaplain. Burial with military honors will be in Peninsula Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8 tonight at the funeral home. The family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to the American Cancer Society.


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