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Walter F. LeCates Jr. 1955

Cullum No. 20535-1955 | 11/5/2017 | Died in Lake City, FL
Cremated. Inurned at Arlington National Cemetery, VA

 


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<p>Lieutenant Colonel <em>Walter Franklin &ldquo;Frank&rdquo; LeCates Jr.</em> was a devoted husband, father, brother, and grandfather and a proud Air Force veteran. He was born in 1932 at the beginning of the Great Depression. His parents were too poor to care for him, and he was given to his aunt and uncle to raise. Despite a difficult childhood, he was determined to make something of his life and focused on going to West Point. Frank was a good student in high school and an exceptional athlete and won an appointment to the Academy in 1950.</p>
<p>While at West Point, he continued his passion for athletics and excelled as a baseball pitcher. He struck out Willie Mays in an exhibition game against the New York Giants and still holds the West Point record for pitching 15 consecutive innings in a win against Fordham. Frank was called &ldquo;Crafty&rdquo; by his teammates because of his ability to vary the speed of his fastball pitch, keeping both the batter and his catcher off balance and confused. When Frank graduated West Point in 1955, he chose to enter the Air Force, which did not have its own Academy at the time. He graduated from pilot training and started a career of service to our nation with courage and distinction. Early on, he stood high alert duty during the Cuban Missile Crisis, his aircraft at the end of the runway ready to depart at a moment&rsquo;s notice.</p>
<p>During his tour of duty in Vietnam in 1969, while flying RF-4 reconnaissance fighters, he earned two Distinguished Flying Crosses and 10 Air Medals. On one mission his plane was hit and damaged by enemy ground fire, but he was able to bring his crippled aircraft and crew back safely to Udom Royal Thai Air Force Base. Frank served at the Pentagon and attended the prestigious Air War College at Maxwell AFB, AL.</p>
<p>Frank&rsquo;s greatest happiness was serving his country, but, at the time of the Vietnam War, veterans were often vilified. One of his greatest disappointments was not being able to wear his uniform to work at the Pentagon because of protesters. He was always proud of his service and his country, and, although he was not happy with such unfair attitudes, he always remained optimistic about the country and its future.</p>
<p>Frank loved his family and was the devoted husband to Gloria for over 40 years. She deserves public praise for the courage, compassion and patience it took to care for a long-term Alzheimer&rsquo;s patient. He was the devoted and loving father of Lisa, David and Paula. Frank adored his daughter Lisa and was as proud as any man to give her away in his dress uniform.&nbsp;</p>
<p>Wasted with Alzheimer&rsquo;s disease, one of the last questions he was able to ask his son was, &ldquo;How is Lisa?&rdquo; Sadly, she had passed away earlier that year, and the question was answered with a &ldquo;She&rsquo;s fine,&rdquo; and he never spoke the remainder of the visit. Frank&rsquo;s life revolved around his military career, but his interests were varied and wide ranging. He loved nature and wildlife and spent time in the outdoors whenever he could. He taught his son, David, to hunt and fish at an early age and instilled in him the same wonder of nature. Frank had a pond dug at his farm in Delaware, and he and his son would catch fish from nearby creeks, then tag, measure and release the fish so that they could try and catch and study them at some later time. He adored his dogs, especially his beloved bird dogs. They were as lucky as any animals alive to have had the affection and care he showered on them.</p>
<p>Frank was certainly versatile. He built his own solid-state TV from a kit when the technology first came out. He loved magic and illusion, he excelled at golf, he studied and practiced taxidermy, and he even tried pig farming. He built doll houses for his granddaughters and made his grandsons &ldquo;bug boxes&rdquo; for them to collect insects. When he sent the boxes to his grandsons, he had filled them with small lizards, which promptly escaped on opening, much to the consternation of his daughter-in-law. His son, however, thought it was a pretty neat trick.</p>
<p>Frank tragically developed Alzheimer&rsquo;s disease at a relatively young age, and his wife, Gloria, took care of him at home as long as possible. Ultimately, however, he was confined to a nursing home for several years before his passing. It&rsquo;s always sad to see a person&rsquo;s mind deteriorate, but it&rsquo;s especially heartbreaking in someone so active and full of wonder.</p>
<p>Frank was a devoted family man, but his passion was always flying, and I would like to close his eulogy with his favorite poem, &ldquo;High Flight,&rdquo; written by another fighter pilot, John Gillespie Magee Jr., an American serving with the Royal a Canadian Air Force during World War II.</p>
<p><em>Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of&nbsp;</em><br /><em>earth,And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;</em><br /><em>Sunward I&rsquo;ve climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth</em><br /><em>Of sun-split clouds,&mdash;and done a hundred things</em><br /><em>You have not dreamed of &mdash;Wheeled and soared and swung</em><br /><em>High in the sunlit silence. Hov&rsquo;ring there</em><br /><em>I've chased the shouting wind along,&nbsp;</em><br /><em>and flung</em><br /><em>My eager craft through footless halls&nbsp;</em><br /><em>of air...</em><br /><em>Up, up the long, delirious, burning blue</em><br /><em>I&rsquo;ve topped the wind-swept heights with easy grace</em><br /><em>Where never lark or even eagle flew&mdash;</em><br /><em>And, while with silent lifting mind&nbsp;</em><br /><em>I&rsquo;ve trod</em><br /><em>The high untrespassed sanctity of space,</em><br /><em>Put out my hand and touched the face of God.</em></p>
<p><em>&mdash; David W. LeCates</em></p>
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