Honor Mission
Gary Donald Butt
U.S. Navy, NYS Police (Ret)
Multi City - 04/12/2021
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in honor of the life and service of Gary Donald Butt, formerly of Williamsville, NY, who passed away on 17 September 2020. Mr. Butt served almost 3 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy from 1958-1961, with 18 months of service aboard the USS Amberjack, a Tench-class submarine. Mr. Butt's rating was Electronics Technician - Nuclear - Submarine (ETN-SS), and he was honorably discharged on 18 April 1961 with the rank of Petty Officer 3rd Class (E-4.) Mr. Butts went on to serve a 34-year career with the NYS Police. You are encouraged to read the full obituary to learn about the exemplary service of Mr. Butt.

Obituary: https://lakesidefuneralhome.com/tribute/details/3151/Gary-Butt/obituary.html#tribute-start
Primary Staging Date: 04/12/2021
Primary Staging Time: 12:00
AM or PM: pm
Staging Location: Pembroke Town Office Building
1145 Main Street (Corner Route 5 & Route 77)
Corfu, NY 14036
Lead Ride Captain: Don Higgins
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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:

PGR will provide a flag line for the arrival of the Butts family and Funeral Director.
KSU at 12:35 for a short escort to WNY National Cemetery, 1254 Indian Falls Rd, Corfu, NY 14036 for Interment with Military Honors.
Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Navy flag, and dress for the weather.
Thank you for taking the time to help honor the military service and law enforcement career of Gary Donald Butt, and to support his loving and proud family.

Map to cemetery

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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