William H. "Buddy" Arnett
U.S. Army Veteran
Medina, NY - 01/10/2020
|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 Military and NYS Correctional Services of William H. "Buddy" Arnett of Medina, who passed away on 31 December 2019 at the age of 55.
Mr. Arnett served 4 years active duty in the US Army from 1983-1987, with an MOS of 31K-Combat Signaler. He was attached to B Company, 50th Signal Battalion, 35th Signal Brigade, 82nd Airborne Division. Mr. Arnett was Honorably Discharged from active duty on 26 May 1987 with the rank of Specialist 4th Class (E-4), and he earned the following awards: Army Commendation Medal, Army Achievement Medal, Army Good Conduct Medal, Army Service Ribbon, Parachute Badge, Drivers & Mechanic Badge, M-16 Rifle Sharpshooter Badge. Mr. Arnett served and retired as a NYS Corrections Officer for 30 years at the Albion Correctional Facility.
|Primary Staging Date:||01/10/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||12:00|
|AM or PM:||pm|
|Staging Location:||Grove United Methodist Church
11004 West Center Street (Rt. 31E)
Medina, NY 14103
|Lead Ride Captain:||Joe Joyce|
|Special Information:||Flag Line for arrival of family.
Calling Hours from 1:00 - 4:00 PM.
Memorial Service with Military Honors at 4:00 PM.
Lincoln Post #1483 VFW and Butts-Clark American Legion Post # 204 will participate in Military Honors.
There is no cemetery involved in this Mission
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, and dress for the weather.
William h. "Buddy" Arnett served our Nation and State for 34 years. Please do what you're able to help Honor his service, and to support his loving and grieving family.
|Submitted by:||Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1|