February News & Director's Letter 2020
By OCSC, Jan 31 2020 04:43AM
From the Director: Sandra Grizzle
On Sunday, January 26th, Judson Brodie, passed from this life just a month before his 97th birthday. He and his wife, Kari who passed away in 2008, joined our senior center in 2003 soon after they moved to our area.
Jud joined the Navy just out of high school and soon found himself in the Pacific aboard the carrier Yorktown. He weathered two great battles, Coral Sea and Midway, where they were hit by Japanese torpedoes. Thankfully, Jud was rescued from the water. This was WWII. He remained in the Navy, retiring 30 years later as a Lt. Commander.
I always thought of Jud Brodie as the perfect example of the true “Officer & a Gentleman” - Thank you, Sir, for your service to our Country.