Harry C. "Charles" Ormiston, 80, died Dec. 7, 2011, at Indian River Medical Center, Vero Beach.
He was born in Horseheads, N.Y., and came to Vero Beach in the early 1960s.
He worked as a flight instructor at Flight Safety, Vero Beach.
He was a multi-engine instructor there and was transferred to a New York Flight Safety facility where he qualified on multi-engine jets and did testing for airline pilots qualifying certificates.
Upon leaving Flight Safety, he was employed as a pilot with U.S. Air, from which he retired in the late 1980s.
He was a veteran of the Korean War.
He attended the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York State.
Survivors include his local area friends.
No services are planned.
Arrangements are by Cox Gifford Seawinds Funeral Home & Crematory, Vero Beach.
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