Wilhoit, Howard Ray Jr.

Ludlow native, born on July 15, 1949. The family lived at 223 Deverill Street. Wilhoit attended the Ludlow Public schools, having graduated from Ludlow High School in 1967. He played baseball, basketball and football at Ludlow High School.

Wilhoit enlisted with the United States Marine Corp in 1967. He was sent to Vietnam in December, 1967. On November 23, 1968, Wilhoit was killed in action at Quang Nam, Vietnam. He was due to return home on January 22, 1969.

Wilhoit was survived by his parents (Mr. And Mrs. Charles Horn), one brother and four sisters.

News Enterprise, December 5, 1968, p. 1.