Directions: The funeral home is located on the south side of RR 620, approx. 3.5 miles west of IH35. We will stage here. map link:
9:45am – 10:15am Staging
10:15am – Mission/Safety Briefing
10:30am – Flag Line
Wx: Partly Cloudy, lo – 76, hi – 99 20% Chance of Precip (KVUE Wx)
Notes: Please arrive on time, and hydrate prior to the mission.. Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. Dress for the hot weather. Suggest sun block. Once the service begins, we will break down the flag line and all riders will depart quietly for the Cook Walden Memorial Hill Cemetery in Austin at the Ride Captain’s discretion. There will be no procession. The cemetery is just north of Howard Lane off the northbound IH-35 service road, first one on the right. Map Link:
Upon the arrival of the family and friends at the cemetery, the graveside service with full military honors will commence.
Thanks to all who were able to come to the service and to the cemetery. Thank you Bob for bringing the flags and water. There were fourteen of us, including a new rider.
There was a delay at the start of the funeral service and a delay at the cemetery waiting for a pallbearer. The flag line was setup in the shade before the coach arrived and we stayed there during the service. After the service the family stayed under the tent, but, when it appeared they were going to stay longer we returned to the flag truck.