RICHARD L. PIERSON, LT, USN

From USNA Virtual Memorial Hall

Richard Pierson '65

Date of birth: November 19, 1942

Date of death: November 12, 1973

Age: 30

Lucky Bag

From the 1965 Lucky Bag:


1965 Pierson LB 2.jpg

Loss

Dick was lost when his A-7 Corsair II crashed on November 12, 1973, while operating from USS Midway (CV 41) near Japan. He was survived by his widow, Hope Pierson, and their two children. (Information on children from April 1974 issue of SHIPMATE.)


Class of 1965

Richard is one of 23 members of the Class of 1965 in Memorial Hall.