Honor Mission

Thomas R. Williams, Veteran
MULTI-CITY, New York - 03 May 2018


The family of Mr. Thomas R. Williams has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Mr. Williams passed March 23, 2018.

Mr. Williams was born November 10, 1923 in Hagaman, NY and attended 1-room schoolhouses in Schoharie and Montgomery Counties. He enlisted in the US Army on 7 December1942 where he served in the 100th Infantry Division in France and Germany. He participated in the Battle of the Bulge and on 14 March 1944 was designated a Century Division Ranger. For his service, he was awarded the Bronze Star, European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, American Campaign Medal, WWII Victory Medal, a Combat Infantry Badge, and was honorably discharged on 17 March 1946 at the rank of Private First Class.

Tom returned safely to Schoharie County and began a long career with GE in Schenectady as a steam fitter, retiring in 1984. 

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Mr. Williams' obituary, available for viewing online at the Langan Funeral Home website at: 

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. Thomas R. Williams, proud United States Army WWII veteran and "Greatest Generation" hero.

Primary Staging Time: 09:30 A.M.

Langan Funeral Home
195 North Main Street
Central Bridge, New York - 12035

Ride Captain:

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home, with KSU approximately 10:00 - 10:15 AM. PGR will escort to cemetery for interment with military honors:

Cobleskill Rural Cemetery
Quarry Road
Cobleskill, NY 12043

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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