Chuck Roades

[3 MAR 1931 - I2 - 20380 - 26 APR 2010]

Chuck Roades Eulogies

AOG Testimonials



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[Chuck Roades Funeral - AUG 2010]

More Funeral Pictures



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Rear: Camp - Faurer - Todd Graham - Bergen - Smetana - Front: Cardillo - Bean - Roades - Wilkinson [CO Front Range Lunch - JUN 2009]



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Chuck Roades [Scribe to CO Party - MAR 2009]

More Moving to CO Pictures



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Don Hilbert - Gay - Jim Ryan - Cardillo - Charlie Johnson - Ludwig -
Roades - McNair (Photo by Welter) [EXCOM - FEB 2009]



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Dan Troyan and Chuck Roades
[DC Party - DEC 2008]



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Chuck Roades
[DC Party - DEC 2008]



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Rear: Nidever - McNair - McAuslan x55 - Front: Troyan - West -
Deardorff - Roades - Russell [Army / Navy Party - 2008]



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Roades - Strati - Karam - Doyle - West
[Ted Bishop Funeral - OCT 2008]



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Chuck Roades - Tommy West - Carl McNair
[Ted Bishop Funeral - OCT 2008]



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West - Blahuta - McNair - Roades
[Ted Bishop Funeral - OCT 2008]



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Dugan - Sanderson - Trawick - Bates - Carpenter - Rich Miller
Wargowsky - Hinrichs - Dinwiddie - Robinson - Roades [Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Gay - Strati - Jim Ryan - Hilbert - McNair - Wargowsky - Charlie
Johnson - Ludwig - Cardillo - Roades [EXCOM - JUL 2008]



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Al Spaulding and Chuck Roades
[Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Matt Schepps and Chuck Roades
[Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Rear: Chuck Roades - Al Spaulding - Jim Cutchin - Front: Dottie Spaulding - Nancy Cutchin - Carla Sydenham - Billie Darrah - Libby Munroe [Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Chuck Roades - Maren Palmer - Sharon Black - Dianne
Enslow - Woody Black [Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Ute Ordway and Chuck Roades
[Austin Mini - APR 2008]



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Chuck Roades
[DC Party - DEC 2007]



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Chuck Roades - Bob Deardorff - Tommy West
[DC Party - DEC 2007]



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[DC Party - DEC 2007]



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[DC Party - DEC 2007]



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Rear: Sandy Wargowsky - McCulla - Al and Dot Spaulding - Roades - Rich Miller - Front: Greta Masson - Mary Carolyn Gay [DC Party - DEC 2007]



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Rear: Patty Page - Al and Dot Spaulding - Roades - Rich Miller - Joe Franklin - Front: Greta Masson - Mary Carolyn Gay [DC Party - DEC 2007]



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Matt Schepps - Chuck Roades - Tommy West
[Moving to CO party for Bergen - NOV 2007]



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Dick and Sandy Wargowsky - Chuck Roades
[Moving to CO party for Bergen - NOV 2007]



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Dave McNerney and Chuck Roades
[Moving to CO party for Bergen - NOV 2007]



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Chuck Roades
[Don Reid Memorial Service - AUG 2007]



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Gallup - Gay - Roades - Wheeler - Jim
Ryan - ? [DG Mini - May 2007]



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Roades - Wargowsky - Sandra Lynn - Dianne
and Phil Enslow - Lo Dienst [DG Mini - May 2007]



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Dianne Enslow - Chuck Roades - Joan McCulla
[DG Mini - May 2007]



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Roades - McCloskey - Gunderson
[Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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McCloskey - Roades - Gunderson - Moses - West -
Rich Miller - Russell [Don Reid Funeral - FEB 2007]



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J. Ryan - McNair - C. Johnson - Hilbert - Gay - Ludwig - Cutchin - Streett - Strati - Roades (Photographer - Welter) [FEB 2007 EXCOM]



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Chuck Roades and Dick Auer
[DEC 2006]



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West - Hilbert - McCulla - Doyle - Roades - Karam - Michalove - Walt Boge (friend) - Thorsen - Quinn - Sy Kaback (golfing buddy) - Pete Beczkiewicz '51 (Bob Carlisle - friend is hidden from view) [Honorary Pallbearers: Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Gunderson - Auger - Roades
[Al Bundren Funeral - DEC 2006]



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Eddins - Strati - Ludwig - Roades -
Newton - Jim Ryan [JUN 2006]



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Street - C. Johnson - Roades - J. Ryan - Donna Ludwig - Lo Dienst - McNair - Ellen Schick - Cardillo - West - Dienst - Ludwig -
Strati [DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Chuck Roades
[DG Mini - MAY 2006]



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Jim Ryan - Roades - Dienst - C. Johnson - Streett - Ludwig -
McNair - Strati - Cardillo - Welter [MAY 2006 EXCOM]



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Stevenson and Roades
[MAY 2006]



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Roades - West - Russell - Deardorff - McCloskey - Lucas - Gersitz - Enslow - Bill Anderson - Auger - Stevenson - Meisenheimer - Wray - Woerner - McIlroy - Troyan - Fikaris - Page [MAY 2006]



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Roades - Russell - West - Deardorff - Lucas - Gersitz - Enslow - Auger - Bill Anderson - Stevenson - Meisenheimer - Turner - Wray - Woerner - McIlroy - Troyan - Fikaris [MAY 2006]



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Welter - Cardillo - C. Johnson - Streett - McNair -
Ludwig - Roades [JAN 2006 EXCOM]



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C. Johnson - Cardillo - Ludwig - Roades - Welter -
McNair - Streett [JUL 2005 EXCOM]



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Roades - Strati - Ludwig
[JUL 2005]



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[50th Reunion Bio]



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Hilbert - Roades - Fralen -
Welter [50th Reunion]



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Roades and Fralen
[50th Reunion]



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Chuck Roades and Heidi Wells -
magician [50th Reunion]



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Chuck Roades - Heidi and Wes
Wells [50th Reunion]



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Quinn - Doyle - Roades
[50th Reunion]



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Chuck Roades and Ted Gay
[50th Reunion]



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Jane and Ed Zaborowski - Chuck
Roades [50th Reunion]



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Chuck Roades - Sandy and Dick
Wargowsky [50th Reunion]



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Jack Doyle - Marlowe Viney - Chuck Roades
[50th Reunion]



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Jack Doyle - Marlowe Viney - Chuck Roades
[50th Reunion]



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Chuck Roades
[50th Reunion]



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Chuck Roades
[50th Reunion]



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Heidi and Wes Wells - Jim and Alverta Fiscus - Standing: Bill and Sandra Brown - Chuck Roades - Maryanne and Hank Meetze - Stan Harvill [I-2: 50th Reunion]



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Harvill - Wray - Fralen - Roades - Jeter - Fiscus -
Wells - Vanden Bosch [50th Reunion]



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Wray - Jeter - Roades - Harvill - Wells - Meetze - Brown -
Fralen - Vanden Bosch - Fiscus [50th Reunion]



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Hilbert - Roades - Val Bundren
[FEB 2005]



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Hilbert - Roades - Val Bundren - Carla
Hilbert - Bundren [FEB 2005]



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Pew 1: Nancy and Jim Cutchin - Betty and Matt Schepps - Pew 2: McNerney - Roades - Pew 3: Goldstein - Gay - McNair - Pew 4: Russell - McCulla - Pew 5: Bergen [John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Brook Hardy Agnew - Nancy Cutchin - Matt and Betty Schepps - Bergen - Cutchin - Russell - McCulla - Roades - Ruth Sloan - Gay - Welter - McNerney [John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Jim Bergen and Chuck Roades
[John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Roades - Bergen - Goldstein - McCulla - Russell - Gay -
Rich Miller - Ewing [John Hardy Funeral - JAN 2005]



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Gunderson - Blahuta - McCulla -
Roades [DEC 2004]



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Roades and Dick Auer
[DEC 2004]



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Roades - Jeter - Drummond - Meisenheimer -
Andrews - Bundren [DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Andrews - Roades - Carpenter -
Streett [DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Jack Campbell and Chuck Roades
[DG Mini - MAY 2004]



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Roades - Malone - West - Jim Ryan
Gunderson - Dorough - Drummond [FEB 2004]



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Dan Malone and Roades
[JUL 2003]



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Starla Vitori - McNair - Roades -
Vitori [c2001]



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Bates - Doyle - Welter - Trobaugh - Karam -
Ludwig - Roades EXCOM: [AUG 2002]



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Wargowsky - Malone - Bundren - Gunderson - Miller - Russell
Roades - Doyle - Cutchin - West - Karam [MAY 2002 Luncheon]



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Doyle and Roades
[2002]



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Roades - Malone - Robinson - McCulla -
Bundren - Russell [2001]



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Drummond - Wayne Smith - Roades
[2001]



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Troyan - Pop Warner - Roades - Gilpatrick -
Gunderson [Dick Masson Funeral - SEP 2000]



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Roades leads the Choir
[45th Reunion - SEP 2000]



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Chuck and Vicki Roades
[45th Reunion - SEP 2000]



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Gunderson - Anderson - Roades - Wayne
Smith - Welter - Auer [2000]



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Roades' - Pop Warner - ?
[c1994]



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Roades' - Pop Warner - ?
[c1994]



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Newton - Raynal - Fontaine - Dienst - Hilbert - Baker - Vitty - Lichtenberg - Wargowsky - Masson - Ludwig - Roades - Horst [c1994]



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Strati - Roades - Vitty - Fikaris
[c1994]



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Dorothy Bliss - Fikaris' - Chuck Roades
[c1993]



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Jerra Hotchkiss and Vicki Roades
[c1993]



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Chuck Roades and John Hotchkiss
[c1993]



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Dick Masson - Don Hilbert - Chuck Roades
[c1993]



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Don Hilbert and Chuck Roades
[c1993]



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Roades - Lenio - Hilbert - Feagin
[c1993]



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Chuck Roades - Don and Chickie Hilbert
[c1993]



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Chuck Roades - Don Hilbert - Ski Ordway
[c1993]



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Chuck Roades and Don Hilbert
[c1993]



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Cathey's and Roades'
[c1993]



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Anita Anderson - Chickie Hilbert - Vicki Roades -
Sandy Wargowsky - ? - ? [DEC 1992]



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Vicki Roades - Anita Anderson - Chickie Hilbert -
Marcia Cathey - Sandy Wargowsky [DEC 1992]



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Edie Edwards - Marcia Cathey - Masson's -
Quinn's - Roades' - Bundren's [c1992]



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Roades - Rudzki's - Marcia Cathey
[c1992]



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Chuck Roades and Hugh Quinn
[c1992]



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Paul Child (Assembly Editor) and
Chuck Roades [c1992]



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? - Masson's - Roades'
[35th Reunion - NOV 1990]



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? - Vicki Roades and Greta Masson
[c1990]



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Charles Roades Jr's Commissioning
[1990]



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Charles Roades Jr's Commissioning
[1990]



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Chuck Roades - Ski Ordway - Bill
Roth - Ray Gunderson [1990]



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Angee Fikaris - Vicki and Chuck Roades -
Charles Roades Jr. [1989]



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Pete Fikaris and Chuck Roades
[1989]



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Ed Anderson - Marcia Cathey - Vicki
Roades - McNair [1989]



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Dick Masson and Vicki Roades
[1989]



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Carl and Marcia Cathey -
Chuck Roades [1989]



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Bob Strati and Vicki Roades
[1989]



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Masson - Roades - Hilbert -
Gay - Troyan [1988]



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Dick and Carol Baker - Vicki
Roades [1988]



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Bill and Anita Anderson - Vicki
Roades [1988]



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Al and Edie Edwards - Dick Baker - Chuck and Vicki Roades
Carl and Marcia Cathey - Dick and Sandy Wargowsky [1988]



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Ted Vitori - Bill Anderson - Vicki Roades -
Anita Anderson - Starla Vitori [1988]



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Herren - McGuire - Roades -
Edwards - Nidever [1987]



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Frank's Sister - Hilbert - Mary O'Brien - Rumsey - Lenio - Welter - Strati - Fralen - Wix - Roades - Masson [Frank O'Brien's Funeral - 1987]



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Chuck and Vicki Roades
[1986]



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Bud and Dotty Goldstein - Vicki Roades - Dick
and Greta Masson - Chuck Roades [1986]



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O'Brien - Masson - Welter
Hilbert - Roades - Fralen [1985]



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Masson and Roades in
foreground [1985 Reunion]



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Vicki - Chuck and Charles Roades Jr.
[1985 Retirement]



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Chuck Roades retires
[1985]



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O'Briens and Welter's - Hilbert's - Roades' -
Fralen's and Massons [1985]



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O'Brien - Masson - Welter
Hilbert - Roades - Fralen [1985]



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Chuck Roades and Dan Malone
[Belgium - 1981]



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Chuck Roades - George Kennebeck - Carl
Cathey [Ubon AB - 1969]



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O'Brien - Masson - Welter
Rumsey - Hilbert - Roades - Fralen [1955]



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Schow - Roades - Burroughs - Bishop -
Mayson - Patton [2nd Regt Staff]



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I-2 Firsties - 4th Row: Gray - Fralen - Donald (CO) - Fiscus - 3rd Row: Vanden Bosch - Schow - Hamilton - Jeter - Campbell - 2nd Row: McCarthy - Brown - Wells - Roth - 1st Row: Macdonald - Harvill - Wray - Roades - Wallis - Meetze - Sims



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I-2 Cows



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I-2 Yearlings - 4th Row: Dilts - Donald - McCarthy - Brown - Roth - 3rd Row: Campbell - Hamilton - Wells - Meetze - 2nd Row: Vanden Bosch - Fralen - Macdonald - Gray - 1st Row: Roades - Berg - Wanderer - Harvill - Jeter - Fiscus (not pictured: Sims)



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I-2 Plebes - 4th Row: McCarthy - Munsch - Roth - Roades - 3rd Row: Campbell - Fralen - Vanden Bosch - Macdonald - Wanderer - Berg - Wray - 2nd Row: Meetze - Hamilton - Harvill - Dilts - Wells - Donald - Fiscus - 1st Row: Gray - Jeter - Charles Parks - Brown - Schow - Sims



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Chuck Roades and Charlie Flynn
[Plebe Hike - 1951]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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I-2 Wives

Plebe: Charlie Berg, Al Munsch, Chuck Roades, Bill Roth

Yearling: Charlie Berg, Cliff Fralen, Chuck Roades

Cow: Cliff Fralen and Chuck Roades

Firstie: Regiment - Dave Burroughs and Chuck Roades


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Charles Walton Roades

Charles Walton Roades was born on3 March1931 in Indiana. He was appointed to West Point from the3rd Congressional District ofColorado and entered on 3 July 1951. He was in Company I2,played squashfor four years and tennis for four years, and was a CadetCaptain andRegimental Adjutanthis first class year. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned in the US Air Force.


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Date sent: Mon, 21 APR 2008 20:59:25,0500
To: SQ "usma1955-c1@west-point.org", Business Net "usma55bus@west-point.org"
From: -w "wwelter@cox.net"
Subject: usma1955-c1: Quarterly Report, USMA Class of 1955

At 04:59 PM 4/21/2008, Carl H McNair "cmcnair2@csc.com" wrote:

KUDOS: Seems there is seldom a day that goes by that someone in our class expands their "CLAIM TO FAME", and the EXCOM is advised that broad recognition should be given , NOW!!!! SO,-

Tom Sims, For his extraordinary efforts in assembling a world class website of 1955 Photos, absolutely unmatched and unparalleled

Bill Welter, Patience and perseverance, discipline and diligence in keeping our class nets up and running

Dan Ludwig, Quietly working behind the scenes preserving the class history and archives, an excellent two pager for the mini-reunion "Class of 1955, 53 Years Later", read it and remember nostalgically

Chuck Roades, Faithful and fearless scribe, writing six major reports per annum and keeping the class rosters [living and deceased] current and cogent

Charlie Johnson, Faithful Secretary, official '55 liaison to USMA AOG (his son is the Deputy Commandant of Cadets, would you believe, no more quill for Charlie, and no more B-aches to the Comm?)

Jack Campbell, Chairman and trail boss for the Biggest Mini Reunion yet

Grip Hands,

CARL

Carl H. McNair, Jr.
President, Class of 1955


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CHARLES W. ROADES

Former Senior DOD Representative
and Vice Chairman, National HUMINT
Requirements Tasking Center
SES-5 Ret

Mr. Roades was born in Evansville, Indiana, on 3 March 1931. He was appointed to the United States Military Academy from the State of Colorado in July of 1951 and was graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Military Engineering in 1955, with a commission as a 2nd LT in the U.S. Air Force. He served in operational flying assignments after completing Pilot Training. In 1963, after graduate study, he was awarded a Master of Arts degree in English Literature by the University of Washington, Seattle. He is a graduate of the Air Force Command and Staff College [1966] and Distinguished Graduate of the Air War College [1973]. He was awarded a Master of Science degree in Counseling Psychology by Troy State University, Alabama, in 1973. He is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces, of the NATO [SHAPE] Senior Officers' Course and the Federal Executive Institute [1987] in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Mr. Roades early military service included two years Enlisted service in the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve and 3 years Enlisted service in the Air Force. He completed the Russian language course at the Army Language School [now the Defense Language Institute] in Monterey, Califomia, and served in the newly organized Air Force Security Service, with duty in Korea during the early months of the Korean conflict. He retumed from Korea to enter the U.S. Military Academy in 1951 and entered the Air Force upon graduation from West Point. His early commissioned assignments included completion of pilot training and subsequent operational postings in airlift and troop carrier organizations through 1961. In 1963, after graduate study in Seattle, then Captain Roades was assigned to the Department of English at the U.S. Air Force Academy, where he served for 5 years as both Assistant and Associate Professor.

He was then assigned to special operations duty in Thailand during his Southeast Asia tour. On return, he was assigned to the Air Defense Command Staff in Colorado Springs in 1969 in the Plans Directorate. Following promotion to Lieutenant Colonel in 1972, he attended the Air War College in Alabama, where he was a Distinguished Graduate. His next assignment was as Chief of the North America Branch, JCS, J-5, with responsibilities for Canadian US military relationships and attendant NATO issues. Upon promotion to Colonel in 1976, he was selected to serve as the Air Force Attache' in the USDAO, Moscow, USSR. That tour extended from 1977 to 1979, following completion of Attache' and language refresher training, given by the Defense Intelligence Agency.

From 1979 to 1984, Colonel Roades served as Special Assistant and subsequently Executive Officer to the Chief of Staff, SHAPE Hq., Mons, Belgium. In 1984 he retumed to the Defense Intelligence Agency as Special Assistant to the Director of Attaches for HUMINT matters. He retired from active duty in July 1985 after 34 years of active military service. Mr. Roades became a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service [DISES] in December of 1985 in the Directorate of Attaches and Operations. In April of 1987 he assumed the position of Deputy Director, in which he served until June of 1992, when he was selected by the Director, DIA, for a position with the National HUMINT Requirements Tasking Center, with duty at Headquarters, CIA. Mr. Roades served in the grade of SES-5 until his retirement in June of 1997.

Mr. Roades' military flying experience of more that 7000 hours includes multi-engine and single reciprocating engine aircraft and single and multi-engine jet aircraft. His military awards and decorations include awards for service, achievement and foreign service. His civilian awards include the Intelligence Community Distinguished Service Medal and the Director's Medal from the Defense Intelligence Agency, certificates of achievement and bonuses for outstanding executive performance. He was a life member of the Daedalians Society, an organization devoted to flying and the promotion of the military's posture in the flying mission.

Mr. Roades and his wife, Viviane, who died in 2003, resided in McLean, VA. Since 2005, Mr. Roades has relocated to a retirement community, Leisure World, near the city of Leesburg, VA. His son, Charles W. Roades, Jr., is a Graduate of UVA and the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a former Air Force Officer. He lives in Vienna, VA, with his wife Sara and their four children, and is employed by the Advisory Board, Management Consultants to the medical profession. Mr. Roades has another son, Christopher, who is a practicing architect in Los Angeles, CA; his wife, Mina, is also a practicing Landscape architect.

Chuck Roades
FEB 2008


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Viviane "Vicki" (Tanton) Roades

Viviane "Vicki" (Tanton) Roades, 77, an executive assistant who worked for the Defense and State departments in this country and abroad, died Feb. 18 at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda. She had leukemia.

Mrs. Roades, who lived in McLean, was born in Fort Worth, Tex. She attended the University of Colorado.

She began her 35-year government career during World War II, as a secretary for the Army in New York and California. She was assigned to Japan after the war and worked for flag officers at the Pentagon in the 1950s and 1970s.

In the 1960s, she was secretary to the chief of staff of the Air Defense Command in Colorado. She was executive assistant to the U.S. defense attache in Moscow at the end of the 1970s and then was assistant to the senior State Department representative and a senior British general at NATO military headquarters in Belgium. She retired in 1985.

Mrs. Roades volunteered with the Association of Graduates of West Point.

Her marriage to Al Goldfarb ended in divorce.

Survivors include her husband of 35 years, retired Air Force Col. Charles W. Roades of McLean; a son from her second marriage, Charles W. Roades Jr. of Vienna; a stepson, Christopher S. Roades of Raleigh, N.C.; and four grandchildren.



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Charles W. Roades

Air Force, Defense Officer


Charles W. Roades, 79, a retired Air Force colonel who later served with the Defense Intelligence Agency as a human intelligence expert, died of cardiac arrest April 26 [2010] at his home in Colorado Springs.

He was a Washington area resident for many years until retiring to Colorado in 2005.

In the late 1940s, Col. Roades enlisted in the Air Force and was trained as a Russian linguist. He later served for a few months in Korea before attending the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., where he graduated in 1955 with a degree in military engineering. He was trained as a pilot and accumulated more than 7,000 hours of flight time, specializing in heavy-lift aircraft.

After a short stint teaching in the English department at the Air Force Academy, Col. Roades served as a pilot in Thailand and Vietnam and was selected for intelligence training.

From 1977 to 1979, he served as an Air Force attach? in Moscow, where he earned commendations for saving classified documents from destruction after a fire gutted the U.S. Embassy.

He retired from the Air Force in 1985 as the special assistant to the director of attaches at the Defense Intelligence Agency. Then, as a civilian with the DIA, he joined the Senior Executive Service and served as a human intelligence collection expert. He retired again in 1997.

Charles Walton Roades was born in Evansville, Ind. He received a master's degree in English literature from the University of Washington in 1963 and a master's degree in counseling psychology in 1973 from what is now Troy University in Alabama.

His marriages to Dorothy Roades and Margaret Lowe Roades ended in divorce. His third wife, Viviane Tanton Roades, died in 2003.

Survivors include a son from his second marriage, Christopher Roades of Long Beach, Calif.; a son from his third marriage, Charles W. Roades Jr. of Vienna; a brother; and five grandchildren.


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