US Army


Honor Mission

Robert C. Hy

US Army Veteran
PGR Member

Corfu, NY - 09/09/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Robert C. Hy,  formerly of Tonawanda, NY and Alden, NY,  has requested PGRNY to participate in honoring his life and service. Mr. Hy passed away on 9 October 2021 at his home in Florida.

Mr. Hy served our nation for 3 years on active duty in the US Army Ordnance Corps from 1960-1963, with an Army MOS of 631.10-Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. He was assigned to the Headquarters Company, 1st Battalion, 87th Infantry, Third US Army, and he had 2 years of foreign service with the US Army Caribbean Command (USARCARIB) at Fort Sherman, Panama. Mr. Hy was honorably discharged from active duty on 31 July 1963 at Fort Benning, Georgia with the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4), and he was honorably discharged from Standby Reserve on 30 June 1966. Mr. Hy earned the National Defense Service Medal, Army Marksman Badges for Rifle and Carbine, Army Driver Badge, and Cold War Service Medal.

Until he moved permanently to Florida, Mr. Hy was a dedicated and passionate member of Patriot Guard Riders of NY, Region-1.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/09/2022 at 12:45pm

Staging Location:

Town of Pembroke Highway Department
1145 Main Street
(Intersection of Routes 5 & 77)
Corfu, NY 14036
Click here for map

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Tom Murphy - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: NYS Guidelines of 2 March 2022, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information:

PGR will stand by with a respectful flag line for the arrival of the family and Mr. Hy.  KSU at 1:35 for the escort to WNY National Cemetery, 1254 Indian Falls Road, Corfu, NY 14036 for the 2:00 PM interment with Military Honors.  Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American, US Army, or PGR flag; dress for the weather; and ensure your large flags are securely attached.

Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Army service of fellow PGR member Robert C. Hy, and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1

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