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Honor Mission
Anthony Joseph Chester, Veteran
USA – WWII
Winter Park, Florida 12-19-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of PFC Chester, 89, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders presence as they show their final respects and lay their loved one to rest. Anthony faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army and performed duties as a Radio Operator. Upon completion of his service, Anthony received an Honorable Discharge and during his time in service, awarded the Army of Occupation (Germany) Medal. Please bring your 3 X 5 American flags and stand in honor and respect for our hero and his family. Obituary: https://tinyurl.com/r2j3e4h

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 12-19-19
Staging Time: 12:00 PM

Baldwin-Fairchild Funeral Home
7520 Aloma Ave
Winter Park, Florida 32792
https://tinyurl.com/wey37xt

Ride Captain:

Robert “Garfield” Warren
busdrvrrlw70@aol.com
321-945-2589

Special Instructions:

This is an Escort to CCNC only. Large flag bikes are requested.
12:15 PM Brief
12:30 KSU for CCNC or as directed by the funeral home.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 12-19-19
Staging Time: 1:15 PM

Cape Canaveral National Cemetery
5525 US 1
Mims, Florida 32754
https://tinyurl.com/yyldpov6

Ride Captain:

Robert “Buffalo Bob” Collet Jr
buffalobobusa2@gmail.com
386-717-3945

Special Instructions:

1:30 PM – Brief
2:00 PM – Service
Flag Line as directed by the RC.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

 


Submitted By: Bernie Conner
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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December 19, 2019
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19 Comments

  1. Condolences to the family and friends of this American hero. Rest in Peace and thank you for your service to our country. You stood for us and now we, the Patriot Guard Riders, stand for you!

  2. Condolences to the family and friends of this American hero. Rest in Peace and thank you for your service to our country. You stood for us and now we, the Patriot Guard Riders, stand for you!

  3. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  4. My sincere condolences to the family of this True American Hero. Rest in Peace my Brother, we have the watch.

    David E. Olmstead
    FL RC
    CDR, USN (RET)
    1966-1991

    “For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the Protected will never know.”

  5. Rest In Peace Hero of The Greatest Generation. A grateful nation thanks you for your service and sacrifice. You are not forgotten.

    Standing for those who stood for us.

  6. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Anthony Joseph Chester. We are but a glimmer of a twinkling of a star, our time compared to that that has been and will be is lost in a blink. It is so future generations will know that among all, there were few who dared step where your departed loved one tread. Few still willing to sacraifice last breath so that another might taste liberty. I am proud to stand among those who did, and would, to honor your departed. Although we may have never met, we are as family, united and bonded through such connection. I am honored to have you as such.
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  7. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  8. My Condolences go out to family and friends of WWII US Army Veteran, Anthony Joseph Chester may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  9. I send my sincere condolences to the family and friends of Anthony Joseph Chester. May the Lord comfort you in the difficult days ahead.
    We’ve lost yet another member of The Greatest Generation…

    Godspeed Sir…

    Those we love remain with us, for love itself lives on.
    Cherished memories never fade because a loved one’s gone.
    Those we love can never be more than a thought apart,
    for as long as there is memory, they live on in our hearts.

  10. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, You will Not be Forgotten.

  11. As our Brother Anthony answers his final call to duty from the Great Commander in the Heavens, may his soul have peace and rest. His duty is to forever watch over his loved ones at the Great Commanders side.
    My you find peace and comfort at this time and realize that your Hero is not gone but waiting to be reunited with those he loves.
    May his soul find fair winds and following seas! RIP Hero!

  12. Our condolences to the Family. America has lost a hero who served his country with Honor. May he rest in Peace among Heroes.

    Robert J “Buffalo Bob” Collet Jr.
    Ride Captain Fla PGR
    Riding in Honor of Robert J Collet Sgt USA WW II

  13. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of our Hero Anthony Joseph Chester. Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace.

  14. My sincere condolences and prayers to the family and friends of our Hero Anthony Joseph Chester. Thank you for your service. Rest in Peace.

  15. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Anthony Chester. May the peaceful moments and  cherished memories bring you renewed strength in the days to come. Your faith will keep you  strong during this time of sorrow. Hero, you may stand down, we have the watch.
    Jim & Diana Robers
    US Navy 1961-1981
    US Merchant Marine 1985-2007
    Standing in memory of
    Howard Robers, Father, US Army WWII
    Elmer Robers, Uncle, US Army WWII
    Harry Fleming, Uncle, US Army WWII

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