Honor Mission
Tamika S. McCray
US Navy Veteran
Albany, NY - 05/03/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 4, Region 5
About the Mission: The family of Tamika S. McCray has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in her funeral services. Tamika, 52, passed on March 27, 2021.

Born in Brooklyn, NY, Tamika moved to Albany with her family and was a graduate of Albany High. She attended Columbia Girls College in South Carolina and served honorably in the United States Navy between 1988 and 1990.

She worked at CDTA as a bus driver and later on as a home health aide with Concepts.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Tamika's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking HERE
Primary Staging Date: 05/03/2021
Primary Staging Time: 11:30
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Staging Location: Graceland Cemetery
680 Delaware Ave.
Albany, NY 12209
Lead Ride Captain: Don Miller, Jr.
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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: Staging at the cemetery with flag line for the arrival of the family. Interment services scheduled for 12:00 pm.  Please attend if you are at all able.
Submitted by: Ray Sestak
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