From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Jeffrey Ohl '82

Date of birth: February 22, 1960

Date of death: September 23, 1983

Age: 23

Lucky Bag

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From the April 1984 issue of Shipmate:

Second Lieutenant Jeffrey Clyde Oho USMC was killed in an aircraft accident on 23 September 1983 near Tuscola, Illinois. Memorial services were held at the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church, and interment was in Woodmere Memorial Park, Huntington, West Virginia.

Appointed to the Naval Academy from the State of West Virginia, he was graduated with the Class of 1982. As a first classman he had been company commander of the 33rd Company and captain of the Academy powerlifting team. At the time of his death he was assigned to VT-3, stationed at the Naval Air Station, Whiting Field, where he was undergoing intermediate flight training. He was a life member of the Naval Academy Alumni Association.

He is survived by his widow Robin of Huntington; his parents, Mr. and Mrs. David Ohl; a brother and a sister.


Jeffrey was from Huntington, West Virginia, and has an Educational Scholarship Fund in his name at the Johnson Memorial United Methodist Church. From the Jeffrey C. Ohl Scholarship application:

Jeff was a member of Johnson Methodist Church his entire life. He was born February 22, 1960, in Huntington, West Virginia, son of David and Mary Lou Ohl. He has an older brother, Matthew, and younger sister, Jennifer. He was active in Sunday School, the Youth Fellowship and Youth Choirs.

Jeff was an outstanding student and a recognized leader among his peers. He graduated from Huntington East High School in 1978 where he was class Salutatorian, Senior Class President, and a three year member of the football team. He was a graduate of the United States Naval Academy, where he was the 33rd Company Commander.

Following graduation he was commissioned a Second Lieutenant in the United States Marine Corps. On June 12, 1982, he married Robin Lynn Weed, a member of Highlawn United Methodist Church. Jeff completed flight training at Whiting Field near Pensacola, Florida.

Jeff died September 23, 1983 in a military training crash.


Multiple spellings of first name. Find A Grave has "Jeffery", but several other references and sources have "Jeffrey." Memorial Hall has Jeffrey.

Class of 1982

Jeffrey is one of 6 members of the Class of 1982 on Virtual Memorial Hall.