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Mr. Delmer Roy was last surviving Russell Co. KY WWII POW

One Adair Countian, Carl G. Sparks, and one Russell Countian, James Clarence "Jimmy" Edmonds, who served in World War II, remain unaccounted for


Thank you for running the obituary of Mr. Delmer E. Roy. He was the last surviving Russell Countian who was held as a POW during World War II.

Also thank you for posting the news release about the flags flying at half mast today in honor of Pfc. William T. Carneal. STORY. Among the 73,000 soldiers, sailors, airmen, Marines, and merchant marines who remain unaccounted for from the World War II era, there is is at least one Adair Countian, Carl C. Sparks, and one Russell Countian, James Clarence "Jimmy" Edmonds, whose Mom and Dad and two brothers lived a piece down the road from us on Bottom Road, just outside Russell Springs.

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