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Honor Mission
Dell Coleman-Gray, Retired
Dallas, Texas – 06-09-20


Dell L. Coleman-Gray, age 62, passed away on June 3, 2020 in Fate, Texas. She was born on July 4, 1956 in Dallas, Texas to Olden D. and Marie Coleman. Dell was raised in Dallas, Texas and graduated from WW Samuel High School. She served our country for 18 years in the Air Force, retiring with a rank of Staff Sergeant. Dell married in 1994 and the couple had four children.

Staging Time: 1:00 PM

Grove Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park
3920 Samuell Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75228

Ride Captain:

Rick Crabb
(910) 330-9861

Special Instructions:

Staging Time: 1pm
Briefing Time: 1:10
In Position/KSU Time: 1:20
Starting Time: 2pm
After the Mission Brief, the Riders will establish the Flag Line.
When directed, the Riders will return the flags to the support vehicle, receive the Safety Brief and prepare to accompany the procession to the cemetery.
Riders not participating in the procession will proceed to the cemetery and assist Mario with setting up the flags.
Procession: No Escort Provided
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 06-09-20
Staging Time: 3:00 PM

Grove Hill Funeral Home and Memorial Park
3920 Samuell Boulevard
Dallas, Texas 75228

Ride Captain:

Rick Crabb
(910) 330-9861

Special Instructions:

Start time estimated: 3pm.
Ride Captain will provide directions to the cemetery, located ½ mile from the funeral home.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Dan Mathys
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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June 9, 2020
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Dell Coleman-Gray Comment

  1. ***MISSION ACCOMPLISHED*** Today the Patriot Guard Riders honored the service of SSgt. Dell L. Coleman-Gray, United States Air Force, as we Stood Tall and Silent during her funeral, rode with her one last time, folded and presented the casket flag to her son and stood again at her committal service. The certificate of our appreciation was presented to the family during the funeral service.

    A very special thanks to Jeff for folding the casket flag; Mario who provided the flags and water; to Laura, who so tirelessly gets our Missions out to the Riders; Dan for getting the Missions posting on the National website and as always, to Diane, who took the photographs showing this family the true face of the Patriot Guard Riders, those who so willingly give of themselves and are found standing in the Flag Line.

    To all of Dell’s family and friends, thank you for allowing the Patriot Guard Riders to stand today in honor of this American Hero. May God comfort you in your loss.

    Rick Crabb
    Ride Captain

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