D/Sgt Eric R. Smith
Law Enforcement Officer
Multi-City, NY - 03/22/2021
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The Patriot Guard Riders will stand in silent honor for the life and service of Detective Sergeant Eric R. "Bub" Smith. Detective Smith, 37 of Troy, passed on Monday, March 15, 2021.
Born in Troy, Bub was a graduate of SUNY Albany. He began a career in law enforcement with the Troy Police Department. Throughout his 12 years of service he moved through the ranks to become a decorated sergeant detective. Serving and giving back to his community began with his career as a volunteer fireman with Mountain View Fire Department where he served beside his father.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Detective Smith's obituary, available for viewing online on the Times Union Legacy website by clicking HERE
|Primary Staging Date:||03/22/2021|
|Primary Staging Time:||09:00|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||St. Jude The Apostle Church
43 Brookside Ave.
Wynantskill, NY 12198
|Lead Ride Captain:||Bob Smith|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:||
The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.
|Special Information:||Staging at the church with a flag line for the arrival of the funeral cortege. Services scheduled for 09:30 am. Following church services and dignified transfer, PGR will join law enforcement and fire department agencies in the escorting to St. Joseph's Cemetery, 156 Mann Ave., Troy, NY 12180, for interment with honors.|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|