Captain George Robert Miyagawa, USN (Ret.)

Bob graduated from Kalamazoo College in 1954, with a degree in economics. He then enlisted in the United States Navy in 1955, served for 23 years and retired as a captain in 1978. He piloted land-and carrier-based anti-submarine aircraft in the Pacific and North Atlantic for 10 years. He was an instructor in warfare tactics at the Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. and the Naval War College in Newport, RI. Bob was communications commander in the Pacific Command during the Vietnam war era. He served as the Air Operations Officer on the USS Hornet for the Apollo 12 recovery mission in the South Pacific. He concluded his naval career as commanding officer of a tactical air control group based in Norfolk, Va., supporting NATO in the North Atlantic and Mediterranean. He earned a Master’s Degree in aerospace operations management in 1969 from the University of Southern California. After retiring from the navy in 1978, he went on to work for Virginia Electric and Power Company at Bremo Bluff, Va. for ten years as a systems/cost analyst.
His wife Bonny wishes to especially thank Dr. Jamie Kennedy and all the nurses and staff at the U.Va. Medical Center for their kindness.
There will be a visitation from 1 to 2 p.m., with memorial services to follow on Saturday, February 6, 2016, at Westover United Methodist Church, 2801 Fredericksburg Rd. Ruckersville, Va. 22968.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be sent to the Westover United Methodist Church Building Fund or Caring for Creatures, 352 Sanctuary Ln., Palmyra Va. 22963.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, Va. is handling the arrangements.

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