Joseph Anthony Bookhamer
Lieutenant Colonel, United State Army
a contemporary press report:
Joseph Anthony Bookhamer, 83, died Monday, March 20, 2000, at the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Centers.
Burial will be in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia, at a later date.
Bookhamer, a native of Columbus, Ohio, had retired as a lieutenant colonel from the Army and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. He was a former military police officer and a member of Disabled American Veterans of Foreign Wars, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Million Dollar Round Table, Paralized Veterans of America and Retired Officers Association.
The family said, ``He was a loving husband and father.''
Survivors include his wife, Sadie Marie Bookhamer;
two sons, Charles A. Bookhamer, Augusta, and Joseph A. Bookhamer, Columbus;
and a daughter, Mary Kathryn Laffoday, Augusta, Georgia.