ROYAL P ODEN
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HONORED ON PANEL 22W, LINE 81 OF THE WALL

ROYAL PRESTON ODEN

WALL NAME

ROYAL P ODEN

PANEL / LINE

22W/81

DATE OF BIRTH

02/22/1950

CASUALTY PROVINCE

QUANG NAM

DATE OF CASUALTY

06/18/1969

HOME OF RECORD

SPOKANE

COUNTY OF RECORD

Spokane County

STATE

WA

BRANCH OF SERVICE

MARINE CORPS

RANK

PFC

REMEMBRANCES

LEFT FOR ROYAL PRESTON ODEN
POSTED ON 6.18.2012
POSTED BY: A Marine

Semper Fi

Semper Fi, Marine.

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POSTED ON 1.5.2012

PFC Royal P. Oden's gravesite

PFC Oden is interred at Fort Rosecrans National Cemetery in San Diego, CA.
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POSTED ON 10.25.2011
POSTED BY: Scott Oden

Little brother remembers

Royal Preston Oden was my older brother. When he joined up with the Kit Carson Scouts my family had no idea the Scouts were taking 85-90 per cent casualties, few ever came back unscathed. Looking back, he had little chance to survive that war. Strange how I miss him now more than ever. I see Royal in the face of my oldest son who bears a striking resemblane to him and carries his name. The resemblance is unnerving at times, never letting me forget him, nor would I ever want to. I have not gotten over his death. If anything I am worse off now over it since at 58 years of age I know all the good things in life he never got to experience. I love you Roy, now and forever, and forever, and forever, and ...
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POSTED ON 6.18.2005
POSTED BY: Dave Kruger, 196th LIB. 66-67

Not forgotten

Royal, Although we never met, I just want you to know you are not forgotten. You gave the ultimate sacrifice, your life for what you believed in. Sleep well my friend, and thank you for protecting the freedoms we have today.
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POSTED ON 3.20.2005
POSTED BY: Robert Sage

We Remember

Royal is buried at Ft Rosecrans Nat Cem.
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