USS Floyd B. Parks DD-884
"The Fightin' Floyd B"

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Quincy Hightower Truett
Chief Boatswains Mate
United States Navy
03 April 1932 - 20 January 1969
Leesburg, FL

Navy Cross
(posthumously awarded)
by President of the United States

Former crewmember of the USS Parks

"Without regard for his own personal safety, he deliberately exposed himself to the blistering enemy fire, positioning himself on the bow of his boat to provide covering fire and to assist the men from the water......."

Article from the Naval Institute
Dictionary of American Fighting Ships
The Virtual Wall

"We were watching a TV program on PBR's in Nam when a memorial was mentioned. I started surfing and found out it was at Coronado. I then found the site and followed links until I saw his name then things started to fall into place that Quincy Truett had served aboard the Parks."
.......Warren (Messick)