SFC Jessie Gastelum, 68, US Army/ANG (Ret), Georgetown, TX, 03 NOV 2021

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    markwells
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    Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for SFC Jessie Gastelum.  SFC Gastelum served in the US Army 1974 – 1977 and then in the US Army National Guard until 2001.

    More about his life can be read here: https://www.ramseyfuneral.com/obituary/7672786

    Date/Time: Wednesday, 03 November 2021.  Funeral service begins at 10 am

    Location: Ramsey Funeral Home, 5600 Williams Drive, Georgetown, TX 78633
    map link: https://goo.gl/maps/NuHneeWskwPVc39N7

    Timeline:
    8:45 – 9:20 am – Staging
    9:20 am – Briefing
    9:30 am – Flag line

    Wx: High 69 deg, Rain chance 90%

    Notes: Cage it if conditions warrant.  After the start of the funeral service we will strike the flag line and depart quietly.

    Ride Captain: Keith Longacre, keithlongacre@att.net, (512) 751-8955

    Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson

    Please attend to honor this soldier’s long service to our country.

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    keithlongacre
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    What a downpour today as 4 brave patriotic Americans stood with pride to show Honor & Respect for Jessie & his family. During staging, we gathered under the hearse’s canopy to stay reasonably dry & did the same in front of the FH. As folks arrived, we were warmly thanked for braving the elements to stand in the flag line for Jessie.
    I had Don, back under the H’s canopy to off load flags and that really helped. j
    Rest in peace loyal & trusted servant & thank U for your service.

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