Austin – Fred Sutherby 70, US Army Vietnam War Veteran

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    Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the procession to the cemetery and inurnment of Fred Sutherby 70, SFC (Ret) U.S. Army Vietnam War veteran. He served in the US Army from 1966 to 1986. Obit reads: SUTHERBY, FRED ANDREW Fred Andrew Sutherby, 70, of Austin, TX formally of Fenton, MI went to be with the Lord on May 17, 2014. Leaving wife, Lorraine Sutherby and their "little guy", Rubin of Austin, TX; brother, William Sutherby and wife Sherry of Bancroft MI; children; grandchildren; nieces; nephews; cousins and friends. Cremation had taken place and burial in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery in San Antonio, TX. He was proceeded in death by parents, Carl and Cecilia Sutherby; and brother Bob Babcock.

    Date/Time: Wednesday, June 11th, 2014 1:30pm
    Location: Ft. Sam Houston, San Antonio Tx

    Directions: We will stage at the east parking lot of Cabela’s Outdoor/Sporting Goods store in Buda, Tx. Going south on IH 35 from Austin, take exit 220 onto the frontage road and Cabela’s is on the right.

    10:30am – 11:00am Staging
    11:00am – Mission Briefing
    11:15am – KSU at Ride Captain’s Discretion

    Wx: Lo – 73 Hi – 92 Partly Cloudy (KVUE Wx)

    Notes: Start hydrating the day before and bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. Dress for the weather. Recommend sunblock and a hat be worn.
    This is an LEO escorted procession (no service here prior to leaving) with family members/friends. We will accompany them to the Ft Sam Houston Cemetery for graveside services. If you can only make part of the ride, you may depart the procession as needed. We will come under the direction of the San Antonio Ride Captain upon arrival. Riders must wear DOT helmets into the cemetery.
    Please check on the website and emails for possible changes before you leave home!

    Ride Captain: Sam Warren 512-217-4191


    There were 20 bikes for the procession to Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery, comprised of riders from Centex, San Antonio, and Austin. Five of these were first mission riders.
    Our escort consisted of two motor units and one patrol unit, with two of the officers being from Granger P.D. and one from Round Rock P.D. They did a great job of getting us there safely!
    Mike, the San Antonio RC, was there and had everything ready for our arrival.

    Thanks to all who took time from their day to honor this Vietnam veteran and family. They appreciated you being there for them today.
    Hope all made it home safely…….


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