Lawrence R. Bush
U.S. Air Force
Cobleskill, NY - 06/26/2020
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The family of Lawrence R. Bush has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Lawrence, 75, passed on Friday, November 29, 2019 at his home.
Mr. Bush was born in Amsterdam, NY and graduated from Canajoharie High School. He later enlisted in the US Air Force in 1963, and was stationed at the Griffiss AFB, in Rome New York where he served as an aircraft mechanic. He was honorably discharged in 1967 at the rank of Airman 1st Class, and for his service was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the US Air Force Good Conduct Medal.
Larry returned to Schoharie County where he joined the New York State Police in 1968, serving until his retirement in 1988. He later began his own alarm company until 2006 when he began driving motor coach buses for Schoharie County Transportation, L&S Journeys and Wade Tours. He was Mason and former Master of the Middleburgh F&AM, a member of the Cobleskill Eagles Aerie #2695, the American Legion Post #57 where he served as Commander and helped to found AMVETS of Schoharie County where he also served as Commander of Post #175. He enjoyed flying his Cessna, motorcycle rides and model railroading.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Lawrence's obituary, available for viewing online on the Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home by clicking HERE:
|Primary Staging Date:||06/26/2020|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:15|
|AM or PM:||am|
Robert A. Guffin Funeral Home
|Lead Ride Captain:||Don Macomber|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Staging at the funeral home with a flag line and rendering of honors. Procession to Cobleskill Rural Cemetery to follow, with an 11:00 AM scheduled graveside service with military honors. NY State Police and USAF Honor Guard are planning to be in attendance.|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|