ANC Website Top BANNER 2
Randolph Carter Berkeley, Jr.
Colonel, United States Marine Corps
 North Carolina State Flag
Thursday, 20 November 2003

MATTHEWS, North Carolina -- Retired Marine Corps Colonel Randolph Carter Berkeley Jr., 87, of Port Royal, died Monday, November 17, 2003, at Carrington Place in Matthews, North Carolina.

Services and burial will be at 1 p.m., Tuesday, December 30, 2003, at the Fort Myer Chapel, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

Colonel Berkeley was born February 14, 1916, in Guam, a son of Randolph Carter Berkeley and Bessie Bancroft Berkeley.

He was a graduate of the Naval Academy with a masters degree in Political Science. He served as an aviator in the Marine Corps, retiring after 27 years of service. He married the former Ruth Gates on November 26, 1942.

He was preceded in death by his wife.

Survivors include three children, Randolph Carter Berkeley III, Phillip Boyd Berkeley and Janet Berkeley Johnson; and three grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, Southern Piedmont Chapter, 3420 Shamrock Drive, Charlotte, North Carolina 28202.


BERKELEY, RANDOLPH CARTER JR.
COL. USMC (RET.) 

COL. BERKELEY, 87, of Port Royal, South Carolina, died Monday, November 17, 2003 at Carrington Place in Matthews, North Carolina. Born February 14, 1916 in Guam, he was the son of the late Randolph Carter Berkeley and Bessie Bancroft Berkeley. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy he served as an aviator in the U.S. Marine Corps retiring after 27 years of service.

Funeral services and burial will be 1 p.m. Tuesday, December 30, 2003 at Fort Myer Chapel, Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia.

Survivors include children Randolph Carter Berkeley, III, Phillip Boyd Berkeley, and Janet Berkeley Johnson and three grandchildren.

RC Berkeley Jr Gravesite PHOTO
 Photo Courtesy of Russell C. Jacobs, August 2006

BERKELEY, RANDOLPH C
COL US MARINE CORPS
VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 06/02/1938 - 06/30/1965
DATE OF BIRTH: 02/14/1916
DATE OF DEATH: 11/17/2003
DATE OF INTERMENT: 12/30/2003
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1591-5
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

BERKELEY, RUTH E
DATE OF BIRTH: 03/19/1919
DATE OF DEATH: 09/21/1999
DATE OF INTERMENT: 11/19/1999
BURIED AT: SECTION 3  SITE 1591-5
ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
 WIFE OF BERKELEY, RANDOLPH CARTER JR  - COL US MARINE CORPS


Posted: 29 December 2003 Updated: 3 October 2004 Updated: 1 February 2006 Updated: 19 August 2006
US Naval Academy SEAL