Douglas Harbeson - February 02, 2009Douglas Harbeson, age 79, of Rialto, Calif., passed away Monday, Feb. 2. He was born in Elsie, Neb., Oct. 24, 1929 and was stationed at Norton AFB in 1967.
Douglas retired from the USAF as a Master Sergeant after 26 years of service, and worked for various companies following his military retirement, including Lockheed Martin, where he worked for 10 years.
He is survived by Betty, his wife of 57 years, and children Douglas Harbeson III, and Shirley Harbeson. He was the proud papa of four grandchildren (Ryan, William, Jay and Melissa) and three great-grandchildren (Samuel, Noah, and Jeremy). He is also survived by loving siblings Leonard Harbeson, Leberta Rodway, and Delores Herrick.
Douglas loved wood-working and flying, and shared this love with many neighbors and friends.
Memorial services were held Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 at the Colton Funeral home in Colton, Calif. Interment was at the Riverside National Cemetery.