Fayetteville Observer obituaries ... Published 4 Feb. 2008
Gerald P. Hemming Jr.
Gerald Patrick Hemming Jr.,
Fayetteville, has made his final trip. He served in the
Marine Corps (1954-1958), Cuban Rebel Army (1958-1960),
and 12th/20th Special Forces Group (Airborne). He received
awards and citations from foreign dignitaries and
governments over his
He is survived by his wife,
and their six children (five daughters and a son). He has 14
grandchildren, six surviving siblings, an extended network
and family throughout the world. He will be missed by
everyone who came
in contact with him throughout his lifetime.
Services with military honors
at the graveside on Monday, Feb. 4, 2008, at 1400 (2p.m.) in
State Veterans Cemetery in Spring Lake.
In lieu of flowers or cards,
make contributions in his name to the following
Operations Warrior Foundation, P.O. Box 13483, Tampa, FL
to Airborne & Special Operations Museum, P.O. Box 89,
Services entrusted to H.M.
Colvin Funeral Home of Fayetteville.