Honor Mission
Harold C. "Skip" Schilling, Jr.
U.S. Army - Korean War Veteran
Erie County Corrections Officer (Ret.)
Multi-City, NY - 01/25/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of the life and service of Harold "Skip" C. Schilling, Jr. of Alden, NY, who passed away on 17 January 2021.

Mr. Schilling served on active duty in the US Army from 1951-1952, including 5 months service in South Korea. His MOS was 2187-Repeaterman, and he was attached to the 51st Signal Battalion (Corps.) Mr. Schilling was honorably discharged on 19 April 1952 with the rank of Private (E-2), and he earned the following awards: National Defense Service Medal, Korean Service Medal w/1 Bronze Campaign Star, United Nations Service Medal-Korea, and Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation. Mr. Schilling served and retired as a Corrections Officer for 17 years at the Erie County Corrections Facility.

Full obituary: https://www.meyerfuneralhome.com/obituary/harold-skip-shilling-jr
Primary Staging Date: 01/25/2021
Primary Staging Time: 8:45
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Charles Meyer Funeral Home
13228 Broadway (Route 20)
Alden, NY 14004
Lead Ride Captain: Bob Woodward
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 6 feet apart from each other at all times.
  • No handshaking, fist-bumping, hugs, cheek kissing or any other physical contact.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • If you are not feeling well in any way, please do not attend this Mission.
  • * ADDITIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: Wearing a protective face covering of some kind is required...homemade facemask, bandanna, etc. (Patriotic face coverings would be particularly appropriate) This will not only provide an extra layer of protection to ourselves and others, but will send the message that the PGR takes this crisis seriously and is performing this Mission responsibly.
Special Information:

Staging in preparation for escort of Mr. Schilling to Lancaster Rural Cemetery, 70 Cemetery Rd, Lancaster, NY 14086 for Interment with PGR Honors.

KSU at 9:15 AM.  Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag.  Thank you for taking time to help honor the Korean War and Erie County Corrections service of Harold "Skip" C. Schilling, Jr., and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
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