John Sechrist

[12 APR 1931 - B1 - 20503 - 30 JUL 2006]

John Sechrist Eulogies

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John Sechrist
[c2006]



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Georgene and John Sechrist
[50th Reunion]



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Page - Pirkey - Sloan - Andrews - Sechrist -
C. Johnson - Negaard [50th Reunion]



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Sitting: Art Follett - Judy and Dave Finley - Georgene Sechrist - Pat Pirkey - Standing: Chrys Follett - Don and Mary Andrews - John Sechrist - Fred Pirkey [50th Reunion]



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Sechrist - Pirkey - Follett - Finley - Regnier - Bossert - Hagedorn - Dinwiddie - Craven - McCloskey - Andrews - Jack Campbell [B-1: 50th Reunion]



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Hagedorn - Charlie Johnson - Regnier - Sechrist - Follett - Dinwiddie - Finley - Andrews - Craven - Pirkey - Jack Campbell - McCloskey [50th Reunion]



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Judy McCloskey - Georgene Sechrist - Ann Craven - Paula Campbell - Bette Young - 2nd Row: Lucia Bossert - Judy Finley - Pat Dinwiddie - Mary Andrews - Carolyn Hagedorn - Georgie Regnier - Chrys Follett - Ute Ordway - Pat Pirkey [B-1: 50th Reunion]



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John and Georgene Sechrist
[50th Reunion]



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B-1 Firsties - 4th Row: Chance - Sechrist - Bossert - Dinwiddie - Campbell - 3rd Row: Ordway - Cosca - Regnier (CO) - Walton 2nd Row: Finley - Sutton - Barras - McCloskey 1st Row: Pirkey - Craven - Follett - Young - Andrews - Hagedorn



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B-1 Cows



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B-1 Yearlings - 5th Row: Millar - Patterson - Walton 4th Row: Young - Andrews - Sechrist 3rd Row: Rhinehart - Cosca - Sutton - Ordway 2nd Row: Barras - Follett - Regnier - 1st Row: Chance - Vann - Craven - Bossert - Campbell - Pirkey - Hagedorn - Finley



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B-1 Plebes - 8th Row: Kasten - Young - Millar - Elliott - Cosca 7th Row: Dinwiddie - Follett 6th Row: Ordway - Pirkey - Craven 5th Row: Bossert - Espeland 4th Row: Campbell - Andrews - Finley 3rd Row: Berkstresser - Chance - 2nd Row: Regnier - McCloskey - Rhinehart 1st Row: Santoro - Walton - Hagedorn - Vann - Patterson - Sutton



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Green - Bliss - Norvell - Sechrist
[1st Bn Staff - 1st Regt]



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Follett - Dinwiddie - Finley - Chance - Sechrist
Reb Young - Craven [CAMID - JUN 1953]



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2012 AOG Online Register Entry

Register Glossary



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John Robert Sechrist

John Robert Sechrist was born on12 April1931 in Dayton, Ohio. He was appointed to West Point from the3rd Congressional District ofOhio and entered on5 July 1950. He was discharged on 5 January 1952 for deficiency in Mathematics, reexamined March 1952, declared proficient and joined theClass of 1955 on 25 August 1952.He was in Company B1 anda Cadet Lieutenant his first class year. He graduated on 7 June 1955 and was commissioned in the US Air Force.


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John Robert Sechrist

SECHRIST, John Robert age 75 of Centerville, went home to be with the Lord on Sunday, July 30, 2006 after a year long battle with cancer. Born April 12, 1931 in Springfield, Ohio to George and Anne Sechrist. John is survived by his brother George "Bud" Sechrist, now of Hilton Head Island. John was the inspirational leader of a very large devoted family including a loving wife of 51 years, 6 children, 30 grandchildrenand 2 great-grandchildren. John attended Fairview High School beforestudying at Georgetown University and then the United States MilitaryAcademy, Class of '55. John and Georgene Anderson married in the West Point Chapel following graduation, and served five years in the Air Force in places including Denver, Maine and Okinawa. They returned to civilian life in 1961, working at Refrigeration Equipment Co. of Dayton. John founded Authorized Service Inc. in 1969, growing the company to a successful multi-state operation in Tampa, Boston, Orlando and Atlanta before retiring in 1996. A past president of the Dayton Sales Executive Organization, John was also active in home school activities and teaching, and a member of Southbrook Christian Church. John also acted as Commodore of the Corey Lake (MI) Yacht Club before later spending time in Naples, Florida. In addition to wife Georgene, John is survived by numerous in-laws and nieces and nephews as well as children, Eric and Kathy Sechrist of Wyoming, Anne and Chuck Fortener of Waynesville, OH, Patricia and Garrett Carlson of Colorado, Elise and George Orban of Portland OR, Kevin and Tina Sechrist of Atlanta, GA and Kristen and Jay Burkholder of New Carlisle, OH. In lieu of flowers, the family requests a personal donation to the prisonfellowship.org or your favorite cancer organization. Special blessings go out to the Hospice of Dayton nurses and staff.

A private service will be held for the immediate family.

Condolences may be sent to the family via the internet on www.routsong.com.


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