Austin Patriot Guard Riders › Forums › Completed Missions › Charles W. Covill, 96, WWII US Army Air Corps veteran, Austin, TX, 07 MAR 2017
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February 5, 2009 at 12:34 pm #1372March 2, 2017 at 2:37 am #4912
Confirmed Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the celebration of life service for Charles William Covill. Mr. Covill served with the 25th bomb squadron in the Pacific Theater, including Japan, China, and Burma. According to his daughter he was on the crew which loaded the Enola Gay. He was a staff sergeant when he left the service.
Once published his obituary can be found here: obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Charles-Covill&lc=4884&pid=184279762&mid=7310859
Date/Time: Tuesday, 07 March 2017. Service begins at 2 pm.
Location: Cook Walden Funeral Home, 6100 North Lamar, Austin, TX 78752. This is the location across the street from the DPS headquarters. We will stage at the funeral home.
Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/x5hcLmbBP112
12:50 pm – 1:20 pm – Staging
1:20 pm – Mission Briefing
1:30 pm – Flag Line
Wx: Hi 77 deg, chance of scattered showers
Notes: Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. This is a flag line only at the funeral home. Once the service begins we will strike the flag line and depart quietly.
Ride Captain: Keith Longacre, firstname.lastname@example.org, (512) 751-8955
Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson
Please attend this mission to honor another brave warrior from our greatest generation.March 8, 2017 at 4:57 am #4914keithlongacreModerator
Mr. Covill's daughter & son both came out to the flag line to thank us for showing such honor for their dad. thanks to Don, we were able to establish 12 flags in front of the funeral home. Thanks everyone for your showing of respect.May 28, 2017 at 10:06 pm #4954keithlongacreModerator
I wanted to take time this weekend to send a thank you to. You and your guard members for helping salute my farther Charles Covill back on March 7th. Of this year
Please extend mtly thanks to all who participated. We received many compliments on your group that day. Here are some pictures that were taken that day..
Diann Covill Hill
Sent via the Samsung Galaxy Note® Edge, an AT&T 4G LTE smartphone
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