Reply To: Phillip Slack, 81, USA Korea veteran, Johnson City, TX, 25 JUL 2009

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*Updated 23 July*

The family of Mr. Phillip (Buddy) Slack has requested the participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in his funeral and interment services. Mr. Slack served in the US Army and is a Korean War veteran. He was also a life long motorcycle rider, his last two bikes being an HD Road King and a Goldwing Trike.Final Itinerary: Phillip Slack funeral and interment, Johnson City, TX

Final Itinerary:

Date: Saturday, 25 July 2009

Location: Crofts Funeral Home, 305 East Elm Street, Johnson City, Texas 78636. Funeral service is at 10:00 am with burial at Round Mountain Cemetery immediately following.

Directions: Coming into Johnson City on Hwy 281 from the north or south, turn west on Hwy 290 towards Fredericksburg. Go three blocks to Avenue E and turn south (left). Go one block to Elm. Crofts Funeral Home will be on the right. GPS Coordinates: N 30deg 16' 33.31" W 98deg 24' 31.54"

0830 – 0915 staging
0915 briefing
Flag line in place before 0930

Notes: There will be a procession from the funeral home up to the cemetery in Round Mountain at the conclusion of the funeral, approx. 12 miles north. Fly your big flags if so equipped.

Wx: Mostly sunny, low mid 70's, high 100. Arrive fed, fueled and hydrated. Bring your own drinking water. Sunscreen recommended.

Ride Captain: John "TC" Wiley,, cell 325-423-2220
Asst RC: Terry Ayers
Flag Wrangler: JC Clausen


Austin Staging: For those wishing to meet and ride out together from Austin:

Location: The old Albertsons parking lot just west of the "Y" in Oak Hill in Austin. There's a Jim's Restaurant there as well, open 24/7 if you want breakfast first.

Directions: From Austin take Hwy 290W just past the hwy 290/71 "Y" in Oak Hill. Turn right into the parking lot.

0800 – 0815 staging,
0815 briefing,
0820 KSU to Johnson City for approx. 40 minute ride.

Ride Captain: Terry Ayers, cell 512-925-6101

Folks, if you needed more reasons to attend a mission, here they are: Saturday, Hill Country, cool of the morning. Why not take advantage and come out to honor this veteran's service to our country.