(Centex) Billy Joe Linthicum, 83, US Navy, Korean War Veteran, Waco, TX

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    Billy Joe Linthicum, 83, US Navy
    Korean War Veteran, Waco, TX

    The family of Veteran Billy Joe Linthicum has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.

    Billy served in the Korean War and was Helmsman and store keeper while aboard the USS Grapple for four years. He was honorably discharged in 1952. He was a member of the American Legion and VFW in Waco. Billy also served as League President at Lake Air Junior League, Senior Teenage baseball and Pack Leader in Boy Scouts. His full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Billy-Linthicum&lc=1818&pid=169242834&mid=5827482

    Date: Sat, 25 Jan 14

    Belton Staging Time: 0730

    Belton Staging Location: McDonalds, 1601 East 6th Avenue, Belton, TX 76513 tinyurl.com/ye6fybc

    Belton Briefing: 0745

    Belton KSU: 0800

    Waco Staging Time: 0910

    Waco Staging Location: Connally-Compton Funeral Directors, 4400 West Waco Drive, Waco, TX 76710 tinyurl.com/Con-CompWaco

    Waco Briefing: 0915

    Flagline Establishment: 0925 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession to Waco Memorial Park.

    WX: Sunny, with a high near 65. West wind 5 to 10 mph.


    1. Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.

    2. Hydrate well prior, bring water for yourself and a buddy and dress with consideration of the weather conditions.

    Please join us in honoring this US Navy, Korean War Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation and his Community.

    Ride Captains:
    Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; ron.smith4950@hot.rr.com
    Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; krdecker@embarqmail.com

    Flag Wrangler: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; MGregory2@hot.rr.com

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