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American Legion Post 77 and Auxiliary Unit 77 - Deceased Members

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In Memory of our AL Post 77 and ALA Unit 77 Deceased Members

  • Dr. Asa W. Adkins
  • Edwin Arnold, Jr.
  • William Avery
  • Eddie Bader
  • Robert Banks
  • Bud E. Baumgardner, Jr.
  • Walter C. Biddle
  • James F. Bledsoe
  • Joseph Borden
  • Stephen H. Buckley
  • James C. Burtner
  • Walter W. Caldwell
  • Colleen Clifford (Unit 77)
  • Michael L. Cook
  • David A. Copeland
  • Edgar L. Dean, Jr.
  • E.W. "Bill" Dechman, Jr (*Donation)
  • Howard W. Dellinger
  • Harvey Drexler
  • Flloyd Duke
  • Jospeh R. Easley
  • Oscar E. Einkauf, Jr.
  • John Erwin
  • Larry W. Gaston
  • John A. Goff
  • Lamar H. Good
  • Cleetus Goss
  • Burnist B. Graham
  • Julie A. Grant
  • Alcuin Greenburg
  • M.S. Haenchen
  • Ray Haikell
  • Charles Haley
  • B. N. Hanna
  • Richard L. Harris
  • John H. Hefner
  • James K. Henderson
  • Emmett S. Huff
  • James Hyde
  • Henry P. Judah, Jr.
  • Vova Karnauch
  • Emill Knovalcik
  • May L. Kretzschmar
  • Dale Lias, Jr.
  • Annie Lee (Unit 77 - PUFL)
  • Chester E. Lonsford
  • William “Bill” Manbeck
  • Arthur R. Marshall
  • Joe M. Mays
  • Henry McCleary
  • Foss R. McCracken
  • Donald S. McNaughten
  • Quentin R. Mease
  • Joe Muller
  • Jack N. Neale
  • Gary G. Newman
  • Don F. O'Keeffe
  • Richard D. Oliver
  • John R. Osborne
  • Robert F. Paxton
  • Lee A. Poteet
  • Gordon R. Powell
  • William T. Price, Jr.
  • Dorothy Reeves (Unit 77 - PUFL)
  • Monroe Ritter
  • Tomas R. Roduta
  • Kenneth W. Root, Sr.
  • Arthur A. Schiel
  • Charles F. Schultz
  • John M. Shelander
  • James T. Smith
  • Eric A. Solomos
  • Jerome A. Spacek
  • Earle N. Stolwacke
  • Johnnie V. Stone
  • Arthur L. Storey, Jr.
  • Granvil Tedde
  • George F. Thompson
  • Charles Tiller, Sr
  • Frederick I. Villamayor
  • James L. Viney
  • Patty Walters (Past ALA Unit 77 President)
  • William D. Webster
  • Charles M. White
  • Benny N. Williams
  • Jack J. Williams
  • Lucinan C. Williams
  • William T. Williams
  • Abraham Zermeno

*Donation:

A special thank you is extended to the Dechman family for the donation of the original American Legion Post 77 post home stain glass. This donation was made in honor of E.W."Bill" Dechman, Sr. (1902 - 1984), E.W. "Bill" Dechman, Jr,(1924- 2012) and Jimmie Neil Dechman (1928-2004)
Dechman
The Dechman Family were longtime members of the American Legion. E.W. "Bill" Dechman, Sr. served in numerous capacities for the American Legion including Commander of the Post and Grand Chef de Gare of the Grand Voiture of the 40 and 8. He was instrumental in procuring the building located on 3 lots at Kelvin Drive and Times Boulevard in Houston, Texas in 1945. This building was the center of the Dechman family's social activities for many years.

When the building was torn down, E.W. "Bill" Dechman, Jr., American Legion member for 68 years, "saved" the stain glass for posterity.