CONFIRMED CENTEX MISSION
SSG Richard Lee Bickle, 58
US Army, Retiree, Copperas Cove, TX
The family of Staff Sergeant Richard Bickle has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Inurnment of their Loved One.
When Richard's full obituary is published, you may find it here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Richard-Bickle&lc=1796&pid=168309228&mid=5759236
Date: Thursday, 5 Dec 13
Staging Time: 1110
Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers Funeral Home, 211 West Avenue B, Copperas Cove, TX‎ 76522 tinyurl.com/ox7c2k
Flagline Establishment: 1125 +/- Once the Funeral Service begins; we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession.
Note: Be at staging ON TIME and topped off.
Ride Captain/Flag Wrangler: Ron “PACMan” Decker; 254.526.8265, 254.383.6281; email@example.com
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: 1320 – 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: 1345 +/- At the direction of the Ride Captain.
Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; MGregory2@hot.rr.com
WX: A 50 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms. Cloudy, with a temperature falling to around 44 by 5pm. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph becoming north 15 to 20 mph in the afternoon. Winds could gust as high as 25 mph.
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 for his selfless service to our Great Nation.