PO2 Timothy L. Saunders

PO2 Timothy L. Saunders 1


Hometown / City: Ringold, VA
Date of Death: Thursday, October 12, 2000
Conflict: USS Cole (Yemen)
Branch: U.S. Navy
Unit: USS Cole

Birth: Aug. 20, 1968
Death: Oct. 12, 2000

Operations Specialist 2nd Class Timothy Lamont Saunders of Ringgold, Virginia was a former track and football star at Dan River High School where he was involved in several of the activities. He was a kindhearted person. Tim was a career Navy man who was married and the father of two daughters, ages 10 and 7. He was killed in al-Qaida’s 2000 bombing of a U.S. Navy destroyer in Yemen along with 16 of his shipmates on the USS Cole. Although he was buried at sea, he has a memorial marker at the Hampton National Cemetery. He was 30.

Hampton National Cemetery *
Hampton City
Virginia, USA
Plot: Sec MA-2 Site 21 PO2 Timothy L. Saunders 2

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