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Ted Lumpkin Jr., a Tuskegee Airman, Dies at 100

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Mr. Lumpkin, one of the oldest surviving Tuskegee Airmen, died on Dec. 26 at a hospital in Los Angeles, just a few days before his 101st birthday. He died of complications of Covid-19. (www.nytimes.com) More...

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nzradley
Paul Radley 14
What a wonderful sad story. These airmen did such a fantastic job back in the second war war and then totally disrespected afterwards. They need to be remembered and respected!
TiredTom
Tom Bruce 6
all the good ones going... born 1928? joined with parents consent at age 17 in 1945? You'd be 92 now...
Just about the youngest you could be and be a WW2 vet.. not many left... Korea vets next...the me..Viet Vet 1968...age 74
augerin
Dave Mathes 5
...fly with the angels my brother...
franklinokolo
franklinokolo 3
RIP brother. You're flying with the angels now on cherubic wings.
EtienneDaniels
R.I.P. Sir. Respect
lecompte2
lecompte2 2
RIP brother pilot
IAOA
IAOA 2
Amazing men. God Bless.

N3400B
So sad to live so long to be taken by covid. Thanks for your service may you receive your justs rewards by our creator.
skylab72
skylab72 1
RIP brother in arms.
pilotblake
Blake Van 1
God's Speed Pilot Buddy..
wentress1027
RIP Sir
HarrisonV
Harry Venison 1
RIP Ted Lumpkin, you served your country well.
Flomeister45
Florian Badura 1
May the Lord Almighty have mercy on him, forgive him his sins, and welcome him into Paradise. Rest in Peace so long after a job well done!!!

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