Leslie E. Clawson, 85, USMC veteran, Weir, TX, 02 MAR 2019

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    Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the memorial service for Mr. Leslie E. Clawson. Mr. Clawson served in the US Marine Corps and was honorably discharged 1952 as a PFC. No other details of his time in the military are available.

    Additional information about his life can be read here: http://www.gabrielsfuneral.com/obituary/6032276

    Date/Time: Saturday, 02 March 2019. Funeral service at 10 am.

    Location: First Baptist Church of Weir, 315 FM1105, Georgetown, TX 78626. We will stage at the church.
    Map link: https://goo.gl/maps/pRG7JtXqa9R2

    8:50 – 9:20 am – Staging
    9:20 am – Briefing
    9:30 am – Flag line

    Wx: Hi 65 deg, 60% rain chances.

    Notes: Cage it if weather dictates. Following the start of the funeral service we will strike the flag line and relocate to the nearby Weir Cemetery to form a second flag line for the burial service immediately following. The Ride Captain may designate a few big flag bikes to accompany the procession from the church to the cemetery.

    Ride Captain: Warren Longacre, longacre@austin.rr.com, 512-755-4163
    Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson

    Please attend to show honor and gratitude for this Marine's service to our nation.


    I plan on stopping at the Whataburger at I-35 & Williams Dr. at 8 if anyone wants to join me. It's about a 15-20 minute dr to Weir.


    Mission Summary: Ride Captain Warren Longacre
    Completed Mission: Leslie E. Clawson was 85 and served in the USMC. PFC Clawson was honorably discharged in 1952. He is survived by his wife of 66 years and 5 sons. The weather was cold and damp however 7 PGR stood in the flag line. Mr. Clawson’s Wife and Sons walked the flag line and thanked all the PGR. When the service was over 3 big flag bikes escorted the procession to the Cemetery. We fulfilled our mission with respect. Thanks to Don for wrangling the flags and thanks to all the PG Riders.

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