95, passed away on Jan. 22, 2017. Cmdr. Quarles retired after 23 years of active service. He attended two years of military school at Texas A&M Univeristy before accepting his appointment to the U.S. Naval Academy. Quarles served in World War II , the Korean War and the Cuban Blockade. Duty assignments included: Navy Ships Parts Control Center, Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania; USS Orion (AS 18); USS Electra (AKA 4); USS Duluth (CL 87); Navy Supply Depot, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba; Naval Air Station (NAS), Jacksonville, Florida; NAS, Alameda, California; and USS Tingey (DD 539).