Honor Mission

Robert J. Mix, Veteran

USMC, WWII

Attica, New York - 06-15-18


Update with correct Cemetery.

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in Honor of another WWII Hero. Robert J. Mix passed away on 6 June 2018 at the age of 92.

Mr. Mix served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1943-1945 as a Light Artillery Gun Crewman, and his duty was aboard the Essex-class aircraft carrier USS Randolph (CV-15) for 13 months. During this time, the Randolph was involved in heavy action against the enemy and in support of 3 Battles in the Pacific Theater of Operations, including Iwo Jima. Mr. Mix also survived a Japanese kamikaze attack that killed 27 crewman and injured 105. Mr. Mix was Honorably Discharged on 8 November 1945 with the rank of Private First Class, and earned several awards.

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 PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-15-18

Staging Time: 10:00 a.m.

Marley Funeral Home
135 Main Street
Attica, New York 14011
http://mapq.st/2oQJJTp

Ride Captain:

Terry Garigen
Ken Lyons
terrgari@hotmail.com

Special Instructions: Update with correct Cemetery.

Assemble at the Funeral Home in preparation for dignified transfer and escort to:

          St. Vincent Cemetery

          235 Exchange Street

          Attica, NY  14011

          Map:  http://mapq.st/2HkXN0J

Graveside Service at 11:00 AM with military honors. Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American flag or USMC flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are properly placed and securely attached.

This is a relatively short mission, please consider participating to honor the WWII service of Robert Mix, and to support his loving and proud family.

Flags & Water:
 
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.
 
 

 
Submitted By: Don Higgins
Position: Senior Ride Captain, R1
gladiator6988@hotmail.com

 

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