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Honor Mission
Donald “Don” Eugene Lawrence, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Middletown, Missouri – 09-10-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Family of Donald “Don” Eugene Lawrence has respectfully requested the Patriot Guard Riders to assist with the services of their loved one by standing a tall & silent flag line of honor and respect, and escorting him to his final place of rest. Mr. Lawrence served his Country with Honor in the U.S. Army from 2/2/1967 til 1/23/1969. During his tour of duty Mr. Lawrence served in the Vietnam War and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal, the Vietnam Campaign Medal, two Overseas Bars, the U.S. Army Sharpshooter M-14 Badge and the U.S. Army Marksman M-16 Badge.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 09-10-19
Staging Time: 4:45 PM

Meyers Funeral Home
203 Main Street
Middletown, Missouri 63359

Ride Captain:

Bob”GrampyBob” Griffith
pgr4559@yahoo.com
636 219 9202

Special Instructions:

Flag Line from 5:00 P.M. til 7:00 P.M. Arrival of family and friends.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS:  09-11-19
Staging Time:  09:30 AM

Meyers Funeral Home
203 Main Street
Middletown, Missouri 63359

Ride Captain:

Bob “GrampyBob” Griffith
pgr4559@yahoo.com
636 219 9202

Special Instructions:

Flag Line: 9:30 A.M. til service.
Service: 10:30 AM.
Escort: Following service to Fairmount Cemetery in Middletown, Mo. where Full Military Honors will be given by the Wellsville, Mo. V.F.W. Post 3056 and the Missouri Military Funeral Honors Team.
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: Bob Griffith
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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September 10
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9 Comments

  1. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they have made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. 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 Memory of My Wife Judy Griffith
    Patriot Guard Rider 1/05/2010 5/20/2019
    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:
    Sfc Mark Schroeder USANG PGR Brother and R.C.
    Rodney”ElRod”Hale USMC PGR Brother
    Ron”I-Candy”Peterson USMC PGR Brother and R.C.

  2. From our home to the family and friends of Don Lawrence, we are deeply sorry for your loss. We thank him for serving his country and protecting our freedoms. Thoughts and prayers of comfort continuing to all his loved ones. Rest In Peace Sir, Rest In Peace.

    Ron-Jan Watts
    TenMile/Macon
    Blue Star Parents
    Military Family

  3. 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)

  4. My Condolences go out to family and friends of US Army Vietnam Veteran, Donald “Don” Eugene Lawrence may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  5. 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.

  6. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army, Viet Nam War Veteran, Donald Eugene Lawrence. 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
    Jul 72 – Aug 94
    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, MCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietnam (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, Vietnam Era (Twin)

  7. 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)

  8. I pray for comfort and spiritual healing for the family of a true American Hero. His service and sacrifice to preserve our freedoms will never be forgotten and for this I am thankful.
    ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
    Revelation 21:4

    Ricky Moceri
    State Chaplain
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Missouri

  9. 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 & RC
    Rodney “El Rod” Hale, USMC… PGR Brother
    Ron “I-Candy” Peterson, USMC… PGR Brother & RC

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