Glenn Donald McCord

Born: Fri., May 19, 1922
Died: Tue., Jul. 18, 2017


No services to be held


Print Obituary   Home Page All Obituaries

 


 

Don McCord, 95, passed away peacefully on July18, 2017 in Columbia, SC. 

Mr. McCord is survived by his six children, seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

He was born in Fort Dodge, Iowa on May 19, 1922 to parents Glenn E. McCord and Bertha Sutton McCord. He enlisted in the Army Air Corp in 1942 where he was assigned to the European Theater flying P-47 combat missions over France and Germany until the end of WWII. 

Don and Barbara Child were married after the war and their union produced six children. He attended Iowa State College where he received his degree in 1950. After graduation, he entered the Air National Guard at Fort Wayne, Indiana. After flying 30 different airplanes throughout his service, his passion was always fighters. He completed his military career as a Colonel retiring in 1972 on active duty at 9th Air Force Headquarters, Shaw Field, South Carolina.

Memorials may be made to the Disabled American Veterans, the Paralyzed Veterans of America, or the St. Joseph’s Indian School in Chamberlain, SD.

 

 

 

 

Click to send flowers using our local area florist
Direct website to florist ordering, saving on wire fees
View/Sign the Condolence Book

Click the button to generate a printable document containing all condolences submitted

Condolence Booklet

Bunny Wessinger
   Posted Mon July 31, 2017
Our deepest, heartfelt sympathy is expressed to all the family in the loss of Don. We remember all the good times we shared together and loved Don and all of you so very, very much!
God bless you all and give you peace,
Bunny & Dwight Wessinger

Privacy Policy | Terms of Use