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Thomas N Cordry Jr

Portland, Oregon

November 30, 2014

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
71 Navy Seaman

 

 Tom entered the Navy in January 1964 and served on the aircraft carrier, USS Kearsarge. They were stationed in the Gulf of Tonkin where they ran missions in the Vietnam War. Tom earned a Good Conduct Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Vietnam).

Thomas Nelson Cordry, Jr. (Tom) died peacefully at home on November, 30th 2014 in Sublimity, Oregon at the age of 71.
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Tom was born on October, 21st 1943 in Kansas City, Missouri to Thomas Nelson Cordry and Marjorie Helen Fry. He attended Kansas City Kansas Junior College from 1962 to 1963. He entered the Navy on January, 31st 1964, where he served aboard the U.S.S. Aircraft carrier Kearsarge (CVS-33) from May, 15th 1964 to January, 30th 1966, deploying overseas for foreign service one year eight months sixteen days. Tom was awarded the Good Conduct Medal and the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Viet Nam). After moving to Portland, Oregon in October 1970, Tom began working for Dun & Bradstreet commercial collection company as a salesman. In 1982 he and two partners established Cash Flow Management Inc., where he served as vice president and worked there until his death.

Tom was a life long baseball enthusiast where he played as a youth and coached as an adult. Tom was a boy scout attaining the rank of assistant patrol leader. Tom was a Senior Lifesaver (Lifeguard) as a teenager. Tom was an active and dedicated member of the Oregon Association of Nurseries and All Saintsí Episcopal Church.

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Thomas N Cordry Jr Memorial Service - Photos by Q Madp

December 6, 2014

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