(Centex) Jesus A. Cortijo, 71, US Army, Retired, Purple Heart Recipient, Killeen, TX

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    Jesus A. Cortijo, 71, US Army, Retired
    Purple Heart Recipient, Killeen, TX

    The family of Retiree Jesus A. Cortijo has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders in the Procession and at the Interment of their Loved One.

    We were unable to determine Jesus' rank, though we do know that he is a retiree. Once published, his full obituary may be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Jesus-Cortijo&lc=1795&pid=166669548&mid=5648975

    Date: Thursday, 12 Sep 13

    Staging Time: 1210

    Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 1615 South Fort Hood St, Killeen, TX 76542 tinyurl.com/ykp5q6o

    Briefing: 1215

    KSU: 1230 +/- At the discretion of the Funeral Director.

    WX: Isolated showers and thunderstorms after 1 pm. Mostly sunny, with a high near 96. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph in the morning. Chance of precipitation is 10%.


    1. There will be NO flagline at Crawford-Bowers, though we will participate in the procession to Killeen Memorial Park where we will establish a flagline for the Interment Service.

    2. Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.

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

    Ride Captain: Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; krdecker@embarqmail.com

    Assistant Ride Captain: Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; ron.smith4950@hot.rr.com

    Flag Wrangler: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; Mgregory2@hot.rr.com

    Please join us in honoring this US Army Retiree for his selfless service to our Great Nation.

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