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Dr. David Daniel Zink, jr. - Underwater Archaeologist (Bimini & Bahamas)

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                                           ZINK, DAVID DANIEL, JR., 90





Ocala- Dr. David Daniel Zink, Jr., 80, of Ocala, passed away at the Life Care Center on
March 2, 2008.

He was born September 17, 1927 in Kansas City, Missouri.

David received a Bachelor of Journalism from University of Texas. He went on to receive a
Masters Degree in English at the University of Colorado followed by a Ph.D. in Victorian Lite-
rature.

He was a veteran of the USAF from 1946-49, serving in Korea as a Communications and
Electronics Officer earning a Commendation Medal, continued as a Career Officer from
1952-65; English Instructor at the US Air Force Academy, left the service as a Captain.

David was a published author and underwater archeologist. David led ten underwater projects
(The Poseidia Expeditions) to an archeological site off Bimini Island in the Bahamas.

For this work he was recognized by the International Explorers Society as the 1976 Explorer of the Year.

Among his accomplishments, David has been recognized in: Who's Who in the World, an Out-
standing Intellectual of the 21st Century, In the Spirit of Enterprise; from the Rolex Awards,
Men of Achievement, World Who's Who of Authors, Outstanding Educators of America, Con-
temporary Authors, and Directory of American Scholars.

David is survived by his daughter Laurie Zink Menard and her husband David Hastings Menard
of Ocala, FL, his son David Paul Zink of Deland, FL, his brother Stewart Taylor Zink and his wife
Louise of Williamsburg, VA, his granddaughter Brittany Taylor Visser of Ocala, FL, his grandson
Dylan Moore Menard of Ocala, FL, and several nieces and nephews residing in Virginia.

A celebration of his life will be held Sunday, March 9th at 11:30am in Sholom Park, the Labyrinth. David will be interred in the Florida National Cemetery with military honors and his ashes will be scattered at sea in Bimini, Bahamas.


"You will be missed, but never forgotten; so many lives have been touched by your teachings and philosophies."


In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Center, Rebuilding Hope.



Arrangements by HIERS FUNERAL HOME.

 
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« Reply #1 on: March 23, 2008, 02:30:25 am »

Well, atlantology has lost a great man. It's a shame.
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This power came forth out of the Atlantic Ocean. But afterwards there occurred violent earthquakes and floods; and in a single day and night of misfortune all your warlike men in a body sank into the earth, and the island of Atlantis in like manner disappeared in the depths of the sea.
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« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2008, 02:42:57 pm »

 Cry  Well, this Goes to show, that if one is NOT an ARMCHAIR archaeologist one dies at age 80
( instead of the regular armchair archeologist of 111, as I intend to go.)  Cry
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( Blue's)THEORY, locating"original" Atlantis( in Aden-Yemen.)
1: ATLANTIS =Fake=Latin name, original Greek: ATHE(=a Region in Aden)
2: Atlantic-OCEAN=Greek: RIVER-of-Atlas+also" Known "World-OCEAN(=Red-Sea)
3: Greek-obsolete-Numeral 'X' caused Plato's Atlantisdate:9000=900
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