Through a blog post by a friend on Yahoo 360
I learned that Monday, the oldest survivor of the sinking of the
USS Indianapolis passed away.
And from this article
I learned that he is being laid to rest today.
I was rather upset, after I read my friend's original blog post about Tom Goff, that I did not see more about this either in the news or on blogs.
While I have to admit that, ironically, my first recall of hearing about the USS Indianapolis is from the reference to it's sinking in the movie "Jaws"
I had just recently watched the Discovery Channel show about that sinking