February 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm #1166May 25, 2014 at 10:26 pm #4484
CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SSG Charles Taylor, 74, US Army, Retired
Copperas Cove Firefighter, Retired, OF Kempner, TX
The family of Staff Sergeant Charles Taylor has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.
Charles served his country for 21 years in the Army. After retirement he found his true calling as a Firefighter in Copperas Cove, where he retired after 22 years of service. Charles was a devoted member of the Moose Lodge #2029 in Copperas Cove and also a founding member of Moose Riders C2. Additionally, he was a member of the VFW Post #3393 and American Legion Post #223. His full obituary may be found here: http://www.scottsfhcc.com/obits/obituary.php?id=473772
Date: Thursday, 29 May 14
Staging Time: 1105
Staging Location: Scott’s Funeral Home, 1614 S FM 116, Copperas Cove, TX 76522 tinyurl.com/SheppardFHCCTX
Flagline Establishment: 1125 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession to the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Note: Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.
Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler:
Ron “Joker” Smith; 254.415.8204; firstname.lastname@example.org
Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; email@example.com
Barry “Bear” Dahlquist; 254.317.9977; firstname.lastname@example.org
Staging Time: 1305
Staging Location: The cul-de-sac between the Walk of Heroes and the Memorial Shelter at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery located off TX 195 just south of Killeen, TX tinyurl.com/CenTexVetsCeme
Briefing: 1310 – 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.
Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; MGregory2@hot.rr.com
WX: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 86. Calm wind becoming east southeast around 5 mph 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 Retiree and Copperas Cove Firefighter for his selfless service to our Great Nation and his Community.
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