Larry E. Bickel
d. November 19, 2010
Former CINC Warhawk at Spang in the late 80’s. Passed away on November 19, 2010 after a two-year battje with cancer. From the Washington Post obituary:
On of Burke, VA; beloved husband of 39 years of Christy P. Bickel; father of Stephen P. Bickel, Lauren E. Bickel and Dana C. Bickel and her fiancé Brian W. Maloney; grandfather of Brianna, Zachary and Jacob. He is also survived by his sister Debbie Consoli. A Memorial Service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, December 3, at Burke United Methodist Church, 6200 Burke Center Parkway, Burke, VA 22015. Inurnment will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, February 10, 2011 at Arlington National Cemetery. All that are attending need to meet at the Administration building 30 minutes prior the time of Service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to the Air Force Aid Society, 241 18th Street South, Suite 202, Arlington, VA 22205. www.afas.org. Arrangements by MURPHY FUNERAL HOME of Arlington.
From former Warhawk DO Jim Greider: “Larry was a good man. Larry was the wing TAC/EVAL chief until he was selected to be the 480 TFS/CC. The 52nd FTW did a fabulous job in the EVAL, which lead to his CC job in the 480th.”