Stead, Jerry A.

Jerry A. Stead U.S. Army Air Corps WWII
Jerry A. Stead U.S. Army Air Corps WWII

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Date of Birth: 1/1/1927
Died On: 27-Jan-18
Street Address: 362 Holly Lane
Service Number: 205-87-81
Branch of Service: U.S. Navy - Fall River CA 131 - 1 Jan 1946

Veteran Code: USN-255

Jerry Ashley Stead was born in 1927 in New Hampshire, the son of Mary and Frank. He was married five times and had one daughter. He died on January 27, 2018, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, at the age of 91. In Rye his family lived at 362 Holly Lane. Jerry served as an officer in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II.

Jerry Ashley Stead

Frank Arthur Stead, 56, inventor and mechanical engineer, died today of a heart at tack at , his home, 601 S. , Bay Shore Dr., Madeira Beach. He was president of Stead GMC Trucks, Inc. Stead was born in Sydney, Australia, and in World War I served as a captain in the Australian infantry in Egypt, Turkey and France. He had represented the Baldwin Locomotive Co. in Brazil, and had been vice president and general manager successively of the Empire Ordnance Co. of Phil adelphia and of the Fram Corp. of Providence. During World War II he was with the National Ana-line and Chemical Corp. In Buffalo.- He was credited with develop ing numerous devices used in modern industry, including the Permechant method of recording. Coming here in 1946 from Rye, N. Y., Stead first was active as president of the Broquinda Corp., manufacturer of truck refrigera tion. He was a member of Rotary, the St Petersburg Yacht Club and the American Society of Mechanical Eraiee"5: He was a Presby terian. Survivors include his widow, Mrs. Mary Goodrich Stead; two sons, Sgt. Jerry Ashley Stead, USAF,- and Rexford A, Stead of Largo, and two - grandchildren Mark and Penelope Stead, of Largo..

Jerry Stead, 91 years of age, died at his home in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma on January 27, 2018. He retired from the United States Air Force as a Radar Technician. He leaves behind his loving wife Dona Sue Stead, and their three children. No services are planned at this time.

OKLAHOMA CITY Stead, Jerry A., 91, retired U.S. Air Force radar technician, died Jan. 27.

Private services (Cremation Society, Oklahoma City). The Oklahoman, January 31, 2018, Page 7A


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