Honor Mission
Leroy "Butch" Rogers
US Army - Vietnam Era Veteran
Multi-City, NY - 05/01/2021
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 Leroy "Butch" Rogers of Derby, NY, who passed away on 27 April 2021.

Mr. Rogers served 2 years on active duty in the US Army Armored Division from 1967-1969, with 18 months of foreign service as an Armor Crewman with 3rd Battalion, 32nd Armored Regiment, 3rd Armored Division, US Army Europe, in Germany. Mr. Rogers was honorably discharged from active duty on 11 June 1969 with the rank of Specialist 5th Class (Sergeant) (E-5), and he earned the National Defense Service Medal.

Obituary: https://addisonfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/1530/Leroy-Rogers/obituary.html#tribute-start
Primary Staging Date: 05/01/2021
Primary Staging Time: 8:30
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Staging Location: Addison Funeral Home
262 North Main Street
Angola, NY 14006
Lead Ride Captain: Bill Brainard
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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 or any other physical contact of any kind..
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this url to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • Here is the link for the NYS rules: NYS Guidelines
  • * 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 face-mask, 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:

The PGR will provide a flag line for the arrival of family and friends.  The funeral service at the funeral home is scheduled to begin at 9:30 AM.  Following a dignified transfer, The PGR will provide an escort to Saint Vincent De Paul Cemetery, 2133 Shadagee Rd. at Rt. 20, Eden, NY 14057 for burial with Military Honors.
(Map to the cemetery: https://goo.gl/maps/wmb1HeDDRmvF2Nzv8)

The escort will be approximately 8 miles.  Please arrive with a clean 3x5 American or U.S. Army flag, dress for the weather, and ensure your large flags are securely attached.
Thank you for your time and effort to help honor the US Army service of Leroy "Butch" Rogers, and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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