Navajo Code Talker Willie Passes Away At Age Of 92 In Arizona

Navajo Code Talker Pvt. George B. Willie Sr at the 69th Anniversary Commemoration of the Iwo Jima Flag Raising at the Matthew B. Juan and Ira H. Hayes Veterans Memorial Park in Sacaton, Arizona on Saturday, February 22, 2014. Photo by Lucas Carter.

Navajo Code Talker George B. Willie Sr., age 92, of Leupp, Arizona, passed away on Tuesday. A celebration of life is scheduled December 8, at the Presbyterian Church in Leup.

Navajo Code Talker Willie served in the Marine Corps with the Second Marine Division from 1943 to 1946. He served in the Battle of Okinawa.

Navajo Code Talker Willie is survived by his wife Emma, 10 children and several grandchildren.

4 Comments on "Navajo Code Talker Willie Passes Away At Age Of 92 In Arizona"

  1. Rest in peace Marine, great job. Not many left of the greatest generation. They left a legacy that most likely will never be duplicated. Thank you Pvt. Willie.

  2. The Oracle of Tucson | December 6, 2017 at 4:44 am | Reply

    A true legend, a man among men.
    Thank you for your services.

    The Oracle

  3. Willie lived a long life – see’s his family grow forward – the reason he served. God Bless you Pvt. Willie Thank you for your service to the nation.

  4. Thanks for your service. Walk in Beauty.

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