Feburary 27, 1917 - December 13, 2005
William Ira Cargo
Grandpa, you died on a Tuesday. You were 88 years young. I miss you already. Holidays just will not be the same without you around. Rest in peace, Grandpa.
If anybody wants to know more about him:
Cargo, William Ira (b. 1917) â€” also known as William I. Cargo â€” of Florida. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., February 27, 1917. Served in the U.S. Navy during World War II; Foreign Service officer; U.S. Ambassador to Nepal, 1973-76.
Here is the paid death notice from the NY Times:
CARGO-William Ira (Bill). Age 88, on Tuesday, December 13, 2005, of Columbia, MD. Beloved husband of Margaret ``Margot'' Grace Ludwig Cargo for more than 67 years, died at the Gilchrist Center for Hospice Care in Baltimore, MD, following a brief illness. He is survived by one son, David Paul Cargo; one daughter, Ruth Cargo and three grandchildren, all of Columbia, MD. Services will be held at Shaw Funeral Home, Lehman Chapel, 205 N. Elizabeth St, Bellevue, MI, on Tuesday, December 20, 2005, at 2 pm. Interment to follow at Riverside Cemetery, Bellevue, MI. A memorial service will be held at the Vantage House, 5400 Vantage Point Road, Columbia, MD, on Saturday, January 21, 2006, at 1:30 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in William's honor to Doctors Without Borders USA, PO Box 1856, Merrifield, VA 22116-8056, and the Hospice of Howard County, 5537 Twin Knolls Rd, Suite 433, Columbia, MD 21045; (410) 265-0075. For information, Witzke Funeral Homes, Inc, 5555 Twin Knolls Road, Columbia, MD, and Shaw Funeral Home, Battle Creek, MI.
Published in the New York Times on 12/19/2005.