Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the Memorial Service for Robert “Ed” Evans 72, U. S. Air Force (Ret). Robert served for 20 years and achieved the rank of Tech Sergeant. http://www.beckchapels.com/memsol.cgi?user_id=1274725
Directions: We will stage at the funeral home. South bound on FM 685 from Gattis School Rd, Priem Ln intersects with 685 just south of the intersection. Funeral home is on the S/W corner.
8:50am – 9:20am Staging
9:20am – Mission Briefing
9:30am – Establish Flag Line
Wx: Lo – 56 , hi – 79 Sunny (KVUE Wx)
Notes: Please arrive on time to attend the briefing. Start hydrating the day before and bring a bottle of water and one for a friend.
This will be a memorial only, no procession. Inurnment will be a private (family) ceremony at a later date.
The family was very appreciative and moved by our presence. There were five bikes and one cage. My thanks to the other five who were able to come. I put a rebar in the ground to "hold" the Air Force flag. All of us held the American flag.