Vincent P. Bakies



Preferred Name: 
Vincent

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Date of Birth: February 7, 1931 (April 7, 2018)

Highest Military Grade Held:  Major

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Biography

Major Bakies served his country as an officer in the United States Air Force. He retired at the rank of Major in the United States Air Force after over twenty–two years of service. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Major Bakies managed the England Air Force Base Officers Club from 1971 – 1974.

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F-100

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Retired Major USAF Vincent Paul Bakies “Headed West” on April 7, 2018
Services were held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in the Chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana with Father Daniel Hart officiating. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana.
Major Bakies, age 87, entered eternal rest at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Bakies was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother.
Major Bakies served his country as an officer in the United States Air Force. He retired at the rank of Major in the United States Air Force after over twenty–two years of service. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Major Bakies managed the England Air Force Base Officers Club from 1971 – 1974. He was a member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Amicus Club, and the American Legion.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Joyce; five children, Kevin Bakies, Keith Bakies, Kendal Bakies, Kris Bakies and Kelly Bakies (Olga) of Alexandria; eight grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Special thanks for the caring and compassion offered by Mr. Bakies “Angel” Moe Moe Johnson.
Memorials may be made the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675
(s0urce: https://gallagherfh.com/book-of-memories/3469457/bakies-ret-major-usaf-vincent/obituary.php)

Biography

Biography

Major Bakies served his country as an officer in the United States Air Force. He retired at the rank of Major in the United States Air Force after over twenty–two years of service. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Major Bakies managed the England Air Force Base Officers Club from 1971 – 1974.

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Flight Info

F-100

Awards

Military Education

Civilian Education

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Headed West

Retired Major USAF Vincent Paul Bakies “Headed West” on April 7, 2018
Services were held on Thursday, April 12, 2018 in the Chapel of Gallagher Funeral Home, Ball, Louisiana with Father Daniel Hart officiating. Interment was in Greenwood Cemetery, Pineville, Louisiana.
Major Bakies, age 87, entered eternal rest at his residence, surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Bakies was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother.
Major Bakies served his country as an officer in the United States Air Force. He retired at the rank of Major in the United States Air Force after over twenty–two years of service. Following his retirement from the Air Force, Major Bakies managed the England Air Force Base Officers Club from 1971 – 1974. He was a member of St. Rita’s Catholic Church, Amicus Club, and the American Legion.
He is survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Joyce; five children, Kevin Bakies, Keith Bakies, Kendal Bakies, Kris Bakies and Kelly Bakies (Olga) of Alexandria; eight grandchildren, and ten great-grandchildren. Special thanks for the caring and compassion offered by Mr. Bakies “Angel” Moe Moe Johnson.
Memorials may be made the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675
(s0urce: https://gallagherfh.com/book-of-memories/3469457/bakies-ret-major-usaf-vincent/obituary.php)