Donald L. Newcomb
US Navy Veteran
Albany, NY - 11/08/2019
|Mission applies to the following Region(s):||Region 4, Region 5|
|About the Mission:||The family of Donald L. Newcomb has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Donald, 91, passed on Sunday, November 3, 2019.
Born in Albany, Don was a 1947 Albany High School Graduate. He joined the US Navy Reserve on 23 June, 1948 and was called to active duty on 6 February, 1952. He earned the rating of Fireman, and was honorably discharged on 8 December, 1953. For his honorable service, he was awarded the National Defense Service Medal.
Don owned and operated Newcomb Trucking Co. in Albany until his retirement in 1990. Although his life revolved around his family, Don enjoyed woodworking, his vegetable garden and spending time with family at their camp on Lake Champlain. He was a lifelong member of West End Presbyterian Church, where he served as a Trustee, Deacon, and Elder.
Portions of the above narrative are contained in Don's obituary, available for viewing online on the McVeigh Funeral Home website by clicking HERE
|Primary Staging Date:||11/08/2019|
|Primary Staging Time:||10:30|
|AM or PM:||am|
|Staging Location:||McVeigh Funeral Home
208 N. Allen St.
Albany, NY 12206
|Lead Ride Captain:||Bill Ryan|
|Lead Ride Captain Phone #:|
|Special Information:||Staging at the funeral home with a dignified flag line for the arrival of family and guests. Funeral service scheduled for 11:00 AM, followed by escort and interment at St. Agnes Cemetery, Cemetery Rd., Menands, NY. Based on the extended weather forecast, cages are recommended for this mission.|
|Submitted by:||Ray Sestak|