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Frederick Law (Bill) Comstock, Jr.

Posted 2017-03-19 by Judy Wight Branson
The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona
Friday, March 10, 2017, page 3a

Frederick Law Comstock, 87, of Prescott, Arizona, passed away on
March 7, 2017, in Prescott.

A complete obit to follow with service info.

Abc funerals in charge of arrangements.


The Daily Courier, Prescott, Arizona
Sunday, March 19, 2017, page 8a

Frederick “Bill” Law Comstock, Jr. died peacefully on March 7, 2017,
at the age of 87. Born on Dec. 7, 1929, to F.L. and Eleanor Brown
Comstock, he earned a BS in engineering from Union College in
Schenectady, New York, joined the Air Force, and later earned a MS
in applied mathematics from SUNY.

As a USAF and later NYANG pilot, he flew the T-6 Texan, DC-3, B-25
Mitchell Bomber, F-86 Sabre, F-4 Phantom, T-37 Tweet, and others,
proudly serving his country in both the Korean and Viet Nam wars.

After discharge as a Lt. Colonel, his civilian career revolved
around the development of flight simulators for military and
civilian aircraft; upon retirement, he moved to Groom Creek,
Arizona, and hired his son to build a spectacular timber-frame

Bill is survived by his brother, John Comstock; daughter, Joanne
Bacon; daughter and son, Vicki and William Comstock; three
grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

He had a terrific, dry sense of humor and an infectious personality,
and had many friends to whom he remained dedicated. He will be
greatly missed by them and family.

His three children will be hosting a celebratory party in his memory
on Sunday, April 30, at his home at 2400 E. Old Miner Road in Groom
Creek, from 1300-ish to ? Please come and share stories and

Information provided by survivors.

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