Commander SEXTON Ormand Griffith, III

Commander SEXTON Ormand Griffith, III[1]

Male 1913 - 1953  (40 years)

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  • Name SEXTON Ormand Griffith 
    Prefix Commander 
    Suffix III 
    Born 14 Apr 1913  , , Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation naval officer and pilot  [2
    _UID E52B18358220A3428A742C7E5920E093780F 
    Died 14 Dec 1953  Annapolis, Anne Arundel, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried 17 Dec 1953  Arlington, Arlington, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Address:
    Arlington National Cemetery 
    • (Section 7 Site 10059-S.)
    Commander Ormand Griffith Sexton, III gravestone
    Commander Ormand Griffith Sexton, III gravestone
    Plot: Section 7 Site 10059-S.
    Notes 
    • Ensign O. G. Sexton, USN, was designated Naval Aviator #6330 in 1940. Graduated U.S. Naval Academy, Class of 1936.

      Married the former Miss Mary Theodora Thompson in July 1940.

      While serving as an instructor at the Naval Academy (executive officer of the Aviation Department) Commander Sexton died due to an automobile accident.

      The Sexton Memorial Trophy, sponsored by CDR Sexton's widow is awarded each year to that Naval Academy lightweight football player voted by his teammates as most outstanding in character, leadership, and sportsmanship.
    Person ID I71653  Noyes Family Genealogy
    Last Modified 20 Jan 2012 

    Father SEXTON Ormand Griffith, Jr.,   b. 13 Aug 1889,   d. 29 Sep 1962  (Age 73 years) 
    Family ID F38822  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family THOMPSON Mary Theodora,   b. 24 Jan 1919, Washington, District of Columbia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Jul 2006, Bethesda, Montgomery, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married Jul 1940  [2, 3
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 1 Dec 2017 
    Family ID F27913  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 14 Apr 1913 - , , Florida Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II
    Veteran & Patriot of World War II

  • Sources 
    1. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #45486984 [Mike Weeks].

    2. [S4176] Correspondence-Internet-Joan Webb (Thompson) Secrest, 9 Feb 2009 7:43 pm.

    3. [S3808] Internet-Find A Grave, Find A Grave Memorial #45486984 [Anne Cady] 12/19/2010.