STERLING, THOMAS JAMES
RIP - January 19, 2013
Name: Thomas James Sterling
Branch/Rank: UNITED STATES AIR FORCE/O4
Date of Birth:
Home City of Record: AUSTIN TX
Date of Loss: 19-April-67
Country of Loss: NORTH VIETNAM
Loss Coordinates: 204100 North 1053200 East
Status (in 1973):
Other Personnel in Incident: THOMAS MADISON, pilot, returnee
Source: Compiled by P.O.W. NETWORK from one or more of the following: raw
data from U.S. Government agency sources, correspondence with POW/MIA
families, published sources, interviews and CACCF = Combined Action
Combat Casualty File.
REMARKS: 730304 RELEASED BY DRV
ALIVE IN 96/RET COL/WIFE BARBARA/LIVES FL
No further information available at this time.
Library of Congress files:
VM: File on POW, Including Photograph
Name: Thomas J. Sterling
Subjects: Aircraft downed; Hoa Binh Province; PWC; Photograph
Comments: Includes Russian-language document.
Type of Document: Open Source
Date of Report: 67 04 19
Date of Information: 67 04 19
Category: CIA Files
Tom lost his wife Dec 22, 2010. She had been ill for some time with heart problems.
Memorial Services will be in January.
Barbara Jo Stephens Sterling
October 30,1927-December 22, 2010
The Sterling Family Requests Your Presence
Saturday January 8, 2011
Shalimar Baptist Church
17 Fourth Avenue
Memorial Service in the Sanctuary
Immediately Followed by a Reception in the Fellowship Hall
Tom Sterling joined his beautiful bride on January 19, 2013, following his death due to of congestive heart failure.
Visitation will be held at Bayview Fisher-Pou Chapel on Scenic Hwy in
Pensacola on January 31st from 5-7 pm. The funeral
will be held on February 4th at 1:15 pm at Barrancas National Cemetery
on board NAS Pensacola.