Honor Mission
Richard E. Thurber - WWII Veteran
U.S. Army Air Forces
Boliver, NY - 03/14/2020
 
 
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 Richard E. Thurber of Conesus, who passed away on 8 March 2020 at the age of 96.

Mr. Thurber served 3 years active duty in the US Army Air Corps/Air Forces from 1943-1946. His MOS was Clerk-Typist, and he was attached to the 2109th Army Air Forces Base Unit in Georgia. Mr. Thurber attained the rank of Staff Sergeant (E-6), and was Honorably Discharged on 11 February 1946. He earned the Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, and WW-II Victory Medal. Mr. Thurber was a Life Member of the Kern-Robinson Post 905 Springwater American Legion.

Obituary: https://doughertyfuneralhomes.com/Obits/?p=11295
Primary Staging Date: 03/14/2020
Primary Staging Time: 10:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Maple Lawn Cemetery
Route 417 West of Boliver
(Adjacent to Foreman Hollow Road)
Boliver, NY 14715

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Lead Ride Captain: Don Higgins
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Special Information:

Boliver, NY is in Allegany County.

Flag Line for arrival of Mr. Thurber, Funeral Director, friends and family.
Graveside Service with Military Honors at 11:30.
The Ovid, NY VFW/American Legion will participate in Military Honors.
Please arrive on time with a clean 3x5 American, US Army or US Air Force flag, and dress for the weather.
This is a relatively short but important Mission.
Please consider participating to help Honor the WW-II service of Richard E. Thurber, and to support his loving family.

Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
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