Master Sergeant, USMC, William R. Pettit. 09-11-18 to 06-16-01. Veteran of WWII 1941-1945 (POW) Korean War 1950-1953 (POW). Upon returning home, he then served as a Military Police Chief at the Marine Core Supply Center in Barstow, CA until he left active service in 1953. He was in the Marine Corps Reserve until 1969. He then served Barstow, CA as a police officer for 16 yrs. A patriot, a hero, a gentleman...my father-in-law. RIP Pop.