John Breckenridge Overall III ’38 passed away on March 7, 2008, at the age of 91 in Palm Desert, Calif., after a brief illness.
He was born near Springfield, Ky., in 1916 and was the only child of Dr. John B. Overall II and Anna McClure Overall.
He came to California and graduated from UCLA in 1938.
He served his country as a naval officer aboard the USS Custer in the Pacific Theater during WWII.
Upon returning to civilian life, he had a successful career in the printing industry in Los Angeles.
Throughout his life, he was an avid traveler and golfer. He visited more than 100 countries and had a special fondness for African wildlife. Over a period of 15 straight years, he “shot his age” or better at Oakmont Country Club in Glendale, Calif., and Ironwood Country Club in Palm Desert.
He is survived by second wife, Gloria McKay Overall, 4711 Zamora Way, Oceanside, CA 92056-5112; son, John B. Overall IV; two grandchildren, Kristin Overall Behn and Breck Overall; and three great-grandchildren.