Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to attend and participate in the Memorial service of Joseph Jackson Gwateny 70. VERY SHORT NOTICE
Joseph Gwatney was born on February 27, 1943 in Lincoln, Arkansas and served in the
U.S. Marines for 4 years, after which he was Honorably Discharged and
awarded a good conduct medal. Military Honors to be rendered by the U.S.
Marine Corps in appreciation of his years of dedicated service. http://www.dignitymemorial.com/cook-walden-davis-funeral-home/en-us/index.page
Date/Time: Thursday, July 17th, 2014 2:00pm
Location: Cook Walden-Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Dr, Georgetown Tx
Directions: We will stage at the funeral home. From north bound IH-35, exit 261A to Williams Drive (RR2338), turn west, travel 1 mile to the funeral home on the left. Map link: tinyurl.com/CookWaldenGtown
12:45pm – 1:15pm Staging
1:15pm – Mission Briefing
1:30pm – Flag Line
Wx: Lo – 75 Hi – 93 Partly Cloudy with 50% Chance of Rain late
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.
No Family could be found for Joseph, so please consider attending the service inside when the flag line is taken down. We are his family now, along with the Marine Corps League and the VFW.
13 patriot Guard Members stood in honor of Marine Gwatney and most stayed for the Memorial service. Thanks to Keith for the flags. It was great to see Cigar King again. The chapel was full with people from all services, government, police, constables and hospital staff. Marine Gwaltney was well represented.