US Navy


Honor Mission

Kenneth R. Williams

US Navy
Korean War Era Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 12/21/2023


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 4, Region 5

About the Mission:

Patriot Guard Riders has been invited to participate in his military honors funeral services.  Ken, 91, a longtime resident of South Glens Falls, passed on Saturday, December 16, 2023.

Born in Dobbs Ferry on the Hudson, NY, Ken graduated from Fort Edward High School. He started plumbing and heating at the West Wing of the Glens Falls Hospital in 1949 as an apprentice of Local 773, Plumbers and Steamfitters Local in Glens Falls. Following high school, Kenneth enlisted in the United States Navy. He completed his training in Bainbridge, MD, and served at Quonset Point, RI US Naval Air Station, Sub Group One, US Naval Submarine Base, New London, CT, USS Proteus (AS-19) a Fulton-class submarine tender, HDQTRS, Third Navel District, and Duty Status.  He held a rating of Fireman, Shipfitter, L4, and was honorably discharged on Jan 21, 1955.

Portions of the above narrative are contained in Ken's obituary, available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

12/21/2023 at 11:30am

Staging Location:

Kilmer Funeral Home
136 Main Street
South Glens Falls, NY 12803

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Dan Nolin
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, 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.

Special Information:

Members will stand a flag line for the arrival of family and guests (calling hours already in session from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm). After the services we will stand down and escort to Pine View Cemetery, 21 Quaker Rd, Queensbury, NY 12804 for military honors funeral.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Dan Nolin

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