Col Richard R. Wokoun
US Air Force (Retired)
Multi-City, NY - 07/28/2022
Mission applies to the following Region(s):
Region 8, Region 9
About the Mission:
Colonel Richard Wokoun proudly served his country in the US Air Force for 33 years. Richard was a pilot who flew various cargo supply missions worldwide for the Air Force Reserve unit at Floyd Bennet Field. Richard later helped establish the 106th Rescue Unit in West Hampton NY. Colonel Wokoun was the Chief of Maintenance at the 106th after the closing of Floyd Bennet. While on active duty, 2nd Lt. Richard Wokoun served as a Personal Officer in the late 1950's. Richards family has requested Patriot Guard Riders to stand in honor of their father's life of service.
An obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here
Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:
07/28/2022 at 09:20am
Alexander-Rothell Funeral Home
Wading River, NY 11792
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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:
Updated 8 March 2022
Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: NYS Guidelines of 2 March 2022, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.
Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?
Second Staging Date and Staging Time:
07/28/2022 at 09:40am
St John The Baptist R.C. Church
1488 N. Country Road
Wading River, N. Y. 11792
Second Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
Second Stage - Special Information:
After a dignified transfer at the funeral home, we will stand a flag line at the Church Entrance.
Is there a Third Stage to this Mission?
Third Staging Date and Staging Time:
07/28/2022 at 10:30am
Calverton National Cemetery
210 Princeton Blvd
Calverton, NY 11933
Third Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:
Gene and Sue Frohnhoefer
Third Stage - Special Information:
Please assemble at the Main Gate and await the escort from Alexander-Rothwell Funeral Home.
Is there a Fourth Stage to this Mission?
John J. Merkle
rs 07/27; MER