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William F. Damone

November 20, 1931 — May 7, 2022

Vancleave, MS

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On Saturday, May 7, 2022, Retired Captain USMC William F. Damone was called home to be with the Lord.

He was born on November 20, 1931 and passed away at the age of 90. He served thirty years in the United State Marine Corps honoring his country. A true “Old Corp” Marine to the end!

William was preceded in death by his parents, Pasquale and Maria Damone; stepmom, Christine, who raised him; two brothers, Ralph and Robert Damone; sister, Dolores Damone; and his beloved wife of fifty-five years, Joan Carole Damone.

He is survived by his three children, Deborah (Kenny) Dunlap, Christina (Tim) Jackson, and William (Nicki) Damone Jr. He also left his continuing legacy of nineteen grandchildren; thirty-six great-grandchildren, and two great great-grandchildren.

We love you always, and you were and always will be our Hero!

A visitation will be held from 5pm until 7pm on Thursday, May 12, 2022 at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10am on Friday, May 13, 2022 at St. Michael Catholic Church, Biloxi, MS. Burial will follow at 2pm at the Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, FL.

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, Ocean Springs is honored to serve the family of Retired Captain USMC William F. Damone.

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Visitation

Thursday, May 12, 2022

5:00 - 7:00pm (Central time)

Bradford-O'Keefe Funeral Home - Ocean Springs

911 Porter Avenue, Ocean Springs, MS 39564

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Mass

Friday, May 13, 2022

10:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

St. Michael Catholic Church

177 1st S, Biloxi, MS 39530

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Burial

Friday, May 13, 2022

Starts at 2:00pm (Central time)

Barrancas National Cemetery

1 Cemetery Rd, Pensacola, FL 32508-1054

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