Douglas C. Osgood

Douglas C. Osgood, (3), LCDR (Ret.) Passed away on 22 March 2017 in Dayton, OH of cancer. He was 84 years old. Doug was born on 6 July 1932 to Henry and Margarite (de Braga) Osgood in Fallon, NV. Upon graduating from Churchill County High School 1950, he attended St. Mary's College of CA before enlisting in the U.S. Navy. During his enlistment he received a congressional appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. He graduated with the Class of 1956 on 1 June 1956 as a member of the Third Company. On 2 June 1956, he married his wife Ann (Dougherty).Upon graduation, Doug made the Navy Supply Corps his home, serving successively on the USS Norfolk; USS Eugene A Greene; USMC Air Station, Cherry Point, NC; U.S. Naval Air Facility, Naha, Okinawa; and Naval Supply Center, Oakland, CA . He then attended Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, CA, earning an M.S. in management, then served on the USS Forrestal.


Returning to shore duty, Doug served at the Fleet Aviation Accounting Office, Atlantic, Norfolk. He was awarded the Navy Achievement Medal for this tour. He then applied his accumulated knowledge to teach at the School of Systems and Logistics, U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology, Wright Patterson AFB, OH, where he was awarded the AIr Force Commendation Medal.


Upon retiring, Doug, worked for Laugh Industries before taking a civil service position teaching the same courses at the AIr Force Institute of Technology. After 17 years he retired once more and worked part time at Primerica and devoted substantial time volunteering as the business manager at Our Lady of the Rosary and Saint Vincent de Paul Society. In full retirement Doug enjoyed working on his family genealogy and belonging to the Sons of  Veterans of the Civil War.


Doug is preceded in death by his son, Michael and daughter in law, Rebecca. He is survived by his wife, Ann of 60 years; and their three children, Paul Osgood, Patrice (Jay) Schwermer, and Therese  (Tom) Glass, Becky (daughter in law); sister JoEllen (Larry) Tianen; along with his ten grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.