Joseph R. Roland, “Russ” passed away on June 5, 2008 at theage of 86. He was born February 5, 1922 in Vineland, NJ. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II as an engineer and top turret gunner on a B-17 with the Eighth Air Force. He and his wife Shirley raised 5 children. His career was with the industrial scale model industry and he worked in several states. After retirement he did volunteer work for the Pearson Air Museum in Vancouver.