CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
Ronald "Ron" Mitchell, 69
US Army Veteran, Copperas Cove, TX
The family of Ron Mitchell has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Inurnment Service of their Loved One.
Ron entered the US Army in 1968, served for three years and was honorably discharged in 1971 from Ft Hood. He and his wife made their home in Copperas Cove where he was a self employed trim carpenter, retiring in May of 2013. He was always involved in woodwork projects. He loved playing with his favorite granddaughter Ally, his red trike and making road trips with Connie and his other biker friends. Ron's full obituary may be found here: http://www.scottsfhcc.com/obits/obituary.php?id=441581
Date: Friday, 17 Jan 14
Staging Time: 1310
Staging Location: The side of the road directly across from the Columbarium at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery located off TX 195 just south of Killeen, TX tinyurl.com/CenTexVetsCeme
Briefing: 1325 – Upon clearance and at the direction of the Ride Captain, we will move to the shelter, set up the flags and await arrival of the procession.
Flagline Establishment: 1355 +/- At the direction of the Ride Captain.
WX: Sunny, with a high near 56. North wind 5 to 10 mph becoming south southeast in the afternoon.
Note: 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 Army Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.