Norman Mason Williams
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Norman Mason Williams, Cmdr. USN Medical Corps (Ret.), died of cancer on September 10, 2008, at his home in Claremont, CA. He was 69 years old.
Born in Old Hickory, TN, and raised in Owensboro, KY, Norm attended RPI prior to receiving his appointment to the Naval Academy. He graduated with the 7th Company, Class of 1961.
Upon graduation, he served on the USS Hamner (DD-718) and as Chief Engineer on the USS Gurke (DD-783) in San Diego, from which he made WestPac tours. In June of 1965, he and his family moved to Hawaii for a tour of duty at Navy Communications Center Kunia on the island of...