If you were a civilian and a friend of his, you called him Willy. If you were not a civilian, you addressed him as “Sir” or “Colonel.” To the United States Marine Corps, he was LtCol. Willard F. Lochridge IV. Willy died of cancer on May 14. He served two tours in Vietnam, from 1965 to 1967, as an armor officer. He held, among other awards and decorations, a Silver Star, two Bronze Stars with Combat V for Valor, and a Purple Heart.