James H. Raby
Veteran: Korean War
Local Sailor Dies in Pacific Plane Crash
James Houston Raby, 20, son of Mr. and Mrs. Oscar Raby of Sweetwater, was killed in an airplane accident this week.
The family was advised of the youthful sailorís death in a
telegram from the Defense Department Monday.†
He was an Aviation Machinists Mate second class and had served in the
When the Rabys last heard from
their son he was in the
The telegram did not reveal the place of the accident.† It stated simply that he had been killed and that the body had not been recovered.
Besides his family, the sailor is survived by two brothers, Thurston and Billy and three sisters, Joyce, Lulu and Patsy, all of Sweetwater.
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