US Navy


Honor Mission

Barry A. Russell

US Navy
Vietnam Era Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 09/10/2022


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Barry A. Russell of Irving, NY has requested Patriot Guard Riders to stand in honor of his life and service. Mr. Russell passed away on 6 September 2022.

Mr. Russell served our nation for 4 years on active duty in the US Navy from 1966-1969, with a Naval Rating of Engineman (EN.) He had over 2-1/2 years of sea service aboard the USS Holland (AS-32), a Hunley-class Submarine Tender. Mr. Russell was honorably discharged from active duty on 23 December 1969 with the rank of Petty Officer 3rd Class (E-4), and he earned the National Defense Service Medal and Cold War Service Medal.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/10/2022 at 09:30am

Staging Location:

Lakeside Memorial Funeral Home
4199 Lake Shore Road
(Corner of Camp Road & Rt. 5)
Hamburg, NY 14075
Click here for map

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

George Brown - 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 provide a respectful flag line for arrival of the family and guests. The funeral service is scheduled to begin at 10:30 AM.  Following the service and dignified transfer, PGR will provide an escort to St. Matthew's Cemetery, 180 French Road, West Seneca, NY 14224 for burial with Military Honors.  Click here for map

Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or US Navy flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.  Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Navy service of Barry A. Russell, 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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