Friends and loved ones of the Furgason family gathered Saturday, May 11 to honor the retirement of Navy veteran Russ Jr., including his father, Russell and his grandfather, Keith who also served their country in combat in the Army.

According to wife, mother and grandmother, Sharon, her husband, son and grandson represent three generation of military men.

On Saturday the family held a celebration for Russ Jr. who served 20 years in the Navy and fought in combat in Iraq.

"My husband Keith fought in World War II in Korea and my son fought in the Vietnam War. They were both in the Army," Sharon said.

The wife and mother said there were 42 people at the party and though it was slightly cold everyone had a nice time and enjoyed celebrating all three generations.

"I am so proud and they did get to come home and that's a blessing," Sharon said.