Karl Hogsett, 57, US Army veteran, Saturday, 14 April, Hye, TX

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    Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the memorial service for Mr. Karl Hogsett, a US Army and Army Reserve veteran who served from 1979 to 1985. He left the service as a Corporal.

    A complete obituary has not been posted. His funeral with military honors took place earlier in Lufkin. Mr. Hogsett lived in the Burnet area and was a principal of Zero815 Winery. The memorial service will be held at the winery.

    Date/Time: Saturday, 14 April 2018. Memorial service to begin at 2 pm.

    Location: Zero815 Winery, 11157 W U.S. Hwy 290, Hye, TX 78635
    map link: https://goo.gl/maps/r4gwauZUQKs

    1:00 – 1:45 pm – Staging
    1:45 pm – Briefing
    2:00 pm – Flag line

    Wx: Hi 73 deg, mostly sunny

    Notes: This is a flag line only for the memorial service which is expected to last approx. 45 min. Following the service all are invited to stay and enjoy the BBQ lunch/dinner.

    Ride Captain: Terry Ayers, mototerry@sbcglobal.net, (512) 925-6101
    Flag Wrangler: Nicki Campbell

    Please attend to show honor and gratitude for this Army veteran's service.


    Thankful there were six of us to participate in the Memorial Service for Mr. Hogsett. Semper Gumby- The memorial service was originally planned to include playing of taps by an authentic bugler and a flag presentation ceremony to Mr. Hogsett's widow by an Army Honor Guard. The request for an Army Honor Guard was denied 11th hour because military honors had been provided at Mr. Hogsett's funeral service that was previously held in Lufkin. The Bugler was in attendance and at the request of the family the Patriot Guard conducted the flag presentation ceremony. Thanks to Soup and Nicki Campbell for marking the long driveway entrance with flags and placing others along the fence at the facility. As windy as it was it made a real nice display.

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