Capt. C. B. Crockett Jr. USN (RET.)
Capt. C. B.  Crockett Jr.  USN (RET.)Age 94, passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 20, 2019. Born in Pittsburgh, PA on June 19th 1925; "Davey" as he was known, was a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in 1947. He then became a Naval Aviator and saw action in the Korean War, flying night support for the Chosin Valley Battle. He made the transition to jets and flew the A4D Skyhawk for the remainder of his aviation career, including 3 carrier deployments in the 6th fleet. After attending the National War College, he moved to the Pentagon as Director of Naval Astronautics, then he and his wife, Bobby Crockett, moved to Hawaii in 1970. After various assignments with CINCPAC/FLEET, his final assignment was the Navy's co-liaison to Kaho'olawe; where he worked with the EPA and The Protect Kaho'olawe Ohana to reduce the bombing exercises, begin conservation efforts and reopen the coastlines for local fishermen. Davey retired in 1980 with 34 years of service in the Navy and to his country. He then volunteered his time working for the Hawaii Blood Bank, as a bailiff in the 1st Circuit Family Court for Judge Mike Town and as an AKC Judge/Trainer for utility and tracking in both Hawaii and the Mainland. Davey was an avid golfer and sailor over his last 50 years. Davey is survived by his son, Tom Crockett, and his wife, Lorri Crockett; who both reside here in Hawaii. The military honors and interment will be held September 12th at 11:30 a.m. at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific at Punchbowl. Arrangements Provided By: Diamond Head Mortuary Chapel

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