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Honor Mission
Dillard Silas Kaneaster, Veteran
USA, USAR – Vietnam
SPRINGFIELD, Missouri – 03-11-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been honored with the request from the family of SPC 4 Kaneaster for a flag line, a final salute, and an escort to his final resting place at the Missouri Veteran’s Cemetery, Springfield, MO., where we will stand a flag line while full military honors are rendered.
Hero Kaneaster joined the USA after graduating from Branson High School and proudly served two years active duty and 4 years reserve, with one year in Vietnam. He was in Vietnam from April 1966 to March 1967, where he was awarded the Bronze Star for Outstanding Meritorious Service. Hero Kaneaster received numerous other medals and badges.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-11-19
Staging Time: 11:00 pm

Greenlawn South Funeral Home
441 W. Battlefield
Springfield, Missouri

Ride Captain:

Rick Starkey
417-533-4845
Fire926usa03@yahoo.com

Special Instructions:

Stage: 11:00 am
Brief: 11:15 am, Flag line following
Final Salute: 12:15 pm
Escort: 12:30 pm
Commital Service: 1:00 pm
Weather Forecast: 38 ° and 0% chance of precipitation
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Kent McGregor
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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March 11
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9 Comments

  1. Michelle and I wish to pass on our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this American Hero. We would like to thank this Hero for your service and sacrifice in the protection of our freedom. You will not be forgotten. We pray you rest in peace.

  2. When we lose a loved one one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us.
    Our most sincere condolences to you.

  3. From my family to yours… I pray your family and friends will find peace, during this time of sorrow in the loss of this US Army and Vietnam veteran. Our nation is grateful for your honorable service. Your service and sacrifice to our country should never be forgotten. We now stand for you as you once stood for us.

    Neil Hill “Nitehawk”
    USAF 1974-1978
    Riding in memory of…
    James “Bud” Hill, US Army… Brother
    SFC Mark Schroeder, US Army (RET)… PGR Brother & Ride Captain

  4. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army – US Army Reserve, Viet Nam War Veteran, Specialist Four (SP4) Dillard Silas Kaneaster. We thank you for your service to a grateful nation, may your family find peace in knowing you served proudly and comfort in the months to come. May you rest in peace for your mission is now complete. I salute you.
    http://www.beforeyougo.us

    Robert “Bob” White
    USA (Ret) 1SG
    Vietnam Era
    Ofallon, MO

    Riding in Memory of:
    F.C. White, Sr, Tec 5 USA, WWII (Father)
    G.A. Thompson, Pvt, USA, WWI (Grandpa)
    D.A. Thompson, CMCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietman (Uncle)

    Riding in Honor of:
    F.C. White, Jr, Ssgt USAF, Vietnam (Brother)
    F.C. White, III, Pfc, ARNG (Nephew)
    D.B. White, PO2, USN, Vietman Era (Twin)

  5. My wife and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of an American Hero. His service and sacrifice to our country to preserve our freedom is not and will not be forgotten. I wish him Fair Winds and Following Seas. Your mission here is completed. Rest in peace, we have the watch!

    Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
    LCDR USN (Ret)

  6. My wife and I wish to extend our condolences on your loss.

    We stand with feet planted firmly on rich soil knowing what freedom is. Because of our veterans, I am free to honor God and country without persecution. Where there is injustice, I am free to fight. Where there is silence, I am free to speak. Where there is hate, I am free to love.

    Your love one’s watch is over, may they rest peacefully in the arms of God.

    Bruce Berg, ISC, USN (Ret)

  7. My Condolences go out to family and friends of US Army / USAR Vietnam Veteran, Dillard Silas Kaneaster may you rest in peace and God be with you, Thank you for your service.

  8. A Grateful Nation, Thanks your loved one for their service and sacrifices they have made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. I stand with my fellow Patriot Guard Riders as we Honor this Warrior. Stand down and rest in eternal peace, your mission is complete.
    Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly, Leave the rest to God.

    Bob”GrampyBob”Griffith
    USASA M.P. Cpl 59-62 Retired Lt. LEO.
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.

    Riding in Honor of my Son:
    Mark D. Griffith U.S. Navy Veteran

    Riding in Memory of my Uncles:
    Mural Griffith U.S. Navy WW ll
    Orville Griffith U.S. Army WW ll
    Sterling Griffith U,S, Army WW ll
    Riding in Memory of PGR Brother/Ride Captain
    Sfc. Mark Schroeder USANG {Ret} 3/28/16

  9. I would like to offer my sincere condolences and prayers for your lost. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring you renewed strength. In the difficult days ahead do not let your heart be troubled your faith will keep you strong.

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