(Centex) TSgt Billy E. Embry, US Army Air Corps & US Air Force

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    TSgt Billy E. Embry, US Army Air Corps & US Air Force
    Retired, WWII Veteran, Temple, TX

    The family of Tech Sergeant Billy Embry has requested the presence and participation of the Patriot Guard Riders at the Funeral Service and Interment of their Loved One.

    He served in the Army Air Corps during WWII and loved to tell stories about being on a little island in the South Pacific called Beack. After retiring from the Air Force, he served in the Civil Service from 1946 to 1972. Billy took early retirement at the age of 50, having reached a rank of GS-14, Step 9. He was extremely proud to have authored the World Wide Procedures Manual for Commissary Procurement. Billy was a life member of the VFW and DAV as well as being a Master Mason for 65 years.

    Date: Friday, 15 Jun 12

    Staging Time: 0905

    Staging Location: Crawford-Bowers, 3220 South 31st Street, Temple, TX 76502 tinyurl.com/kuzl9v

    Briefing: 0910

    Flagline Establishment: 0930 +/- Once the Funeral Service has begun, we will strike the flagline and prepare to participate in the procession bringing Billy to his final resting place at the Bellwood Memorial Park, 8575 Airport Rd, Temple, TX 76502 tinyurl.com/BellwoodMemPkTemple

    WX: Mostly sunny, with a high near 93. South wind between 5 and 10 mph.


    1. Arrive at the Funeral Home Staging ON TIME and topped off.

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

    Please join us in honoring this US Army Air Corps/Air Force Retiree and World War II Veteran for his selfless service to our Great Nation.

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

    Assistant Ride Captain: Mary “Marebear” Gregory; 254.458.2120; MGregory2@hot.rr.com

    Flag Wrangler: CJ "CeeJ" Foy; (c)254-833-0012 (h) 254-699-1309; foy@foyco.com

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