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Honor Mission
Charles Thomas Key, Retired
USN – Vietnam
Sarasota, Florida – 01-28-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of LCDR Key has graciously invited the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line at their loved ones service at the funeral home and then escort their loved one to his final resting place at Sarasota National Cemetery. LCDR Key retired from the USN. Upon completion of service received an Honorable Discharge. Medals and Awards: Navy Commendation Medal, Navy Achievement Medal, Navy Unit Commendation, Naval Expeditionary Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Vietnam Service Medal W/Star and Command at Sea Submarine Insignia (Dolphins). This hero served our Great Nation and Us, now is our turn. Please bring your 3×5 American Flag and stand for this hero.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-28-19
Staging Time: 09:00 AM

Robert Toale and Sons Funeral Home
170 Honore Ave
Sarasota, Florida 34232

Ride Captain:

William Franklin
Gulfrader@comcast.net
941-350-2547

Special Instructions:

Stage: 0900 am
Brief: 0915 am
Service: 1000 am
Flag Line as Determined by R/C
KSU: At Funeral Director Discretion, escort to SNC
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: 01-28-19
Staging Time: 12:00 PM

Sarasota National Cemetery
9810 SR 72Sarasota Fl. 34241
Sarasota, Florida 34241

Ride Captain:

Same as Stage 1

Special Instructions:

Stage: 1200 pm
Brief: 1215 pm
Service: 1230 pm
Flag Line as determined by R/C
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: Henry Hyde
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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January 28
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11 Comments

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of LCDR Charles Thomas Key. Rest in Peace, Hero.

    JJ Bishop
    Hudson, Florida

  2. 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.”

  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 Condolences go out to family and friends of (Ret) US Navy Vietnam Veteran, Charles Thomas Key may you rest in peace and God be with you, Thank you for your service.

  5. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Charles Key. 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

  6. My sincere condolences to the family of LCDR Key. I honor him and thank him for his service.

    Bill Franklin
    Senior Ride Capt.

  7. My sincere condolences to the family and the friends of Charles Key. May God wrap you in His love and may your faith keep you strong during this most trying time. May your memories of Charles fill your moments of quiet and solitude when you reflect back on a life well lived.
    Lieutenant Commander Charles Thomas Key, US Navy, may you rest in peace knowing that a grateful nation mourns the loss of a true American hero. You answered a nation’s call, serving your country proudly and valiantly. For that, we are eternally in your debt. Stand down brave warrior. Your mission is complete.

    Standing in memory of my father, Master Sergeant Henry L. (Hank) Ferguson, US Air Force, WWII veteran.

  8. My Condolences go out to family and friends of (Ret) US Navy Vietnam Veteran, Charles Thomas Key may he rest in peace and God be with you, Thank you for your dedication to liberty worldwide.

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