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BACON, Major John P. Jr. age 94, WWII vet, served with 8th AF, 357FG. Passed on July 20, 2014 with wife Jan at his side. He attended University of Tennessee & obtained his masters at University of Southern MS. He was with M.I.T. when "RADAR" tested. He ran Middle East courier for Pentagon & was a college professor for 20 years & Professor Emeritis. He was named a "Kentucky Colonel" & invited to "Man will never Fly" association. He loved to sing "Stardust", even off key. Avid golfer, club winner, hole-in-1. His organizations: AFA, SOR, TROA, MOWW, 8th AF, Hist. Assoc. Services, Aug. 18, 11:30, Highland Memorial Park, Knoxville, TN 865-588-0567.
Published in the Tampa Bay Times on July 26, 2014