Honor Mission

Robert F. Jones Sr., Veteran

USAF - Korea

Watervliet, New York - 26 Apr 2017

 



ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Mr. Robert Francis Jones Sr., United States Air Force, Korean War Era veteran has requested Patriot Guard Rider presence at his military honors funeral services.

Narrative:
Robert F. Jones Sr., 82, passed on April 12, 2017 in Lake Wales, Florida, after a long illness. Robert was born and raised in Watervliet, New York and, after graduation from high school, served as a Sergeant in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Following his service to our country, he went to work for Niagara Mohawk Power Corp., working his way up the corporate ladder. While at Niagara Mohawk, he was very active in the I.B.E.W., L.U. 137 Union, first as Shop Steward, then Financial Secretary, and then was voted in as President/Business Manager where he served for many years.

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to be able to stand for Mr. Robert F. Jones Sr., and render dignity, honor and respect for his life and service to our nation.


PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 26 Apr 2017

Primary Staging Time: 09:30 A.M.
Cunningham Funeral Home
643 3rd Avenue
Watervliet, New York - 12189
Ride Captain:
Ray Sestak
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Special Instructions:
Staging at the funeral home for the arrival of family. After a brief service, PGR members will provide a motorized escort approximately 2 miles to the church for a Roman Catholic Mass at 11:00 AM
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


STAGING #2 DETAILS: 26 Apr, 2017

Staging #2 Time: 10:30 A.M.
Immaculate Heart of Mary
2416 7th Avenue
Watervliet, New York - 12189
Ride Captain:
Ray Sestak
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Special Instructions:
Following the church services, PGR members will again provide motorized escort approximately 4 miles to the cemetery for interment with full military honors:

St. Agnes Cemetery
48 Cemetery Ave.
Albany, NY 12204
Flags & Water:
Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will be needed
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

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