CAPT Gerald Lee Bonnett, USN (Ret.)


2/LT Bonnet became a Naval Aviator at HT-18, NAS Ellyson Field, Pensacola, FL on September 12, 1975. 2/LT Bonnet was Navy Helicopter Pilot Designator # R-13604.

Former HM-15 Commanding Officer, Gerald “Jerry’ Bonnet, CAPT retired passed away July 21, 2023

Our family is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Gerald Lee Bonnett (7/21/51-7/21/23).  Jerry was the best husband, father, and grandfather our family could have asked for, and his dedication to family and warming presence will be greatly missed.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 21st at 11am, at the Igo California Veteran’s cemetery.  A celebration of life will follow at the Bonnett family home at 19518 Natalie Way, Redding CA where we hope you will join us in sharing stories and memories of the man we all loved and admired.  Please RSVP to Kyle Garton 530-524-5771 Thank you all for your thoughts and kind words at this difficult time.

Fair Winds and Following Seas CAPT Bonnet