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Honor Mission
Donald Handler Sr., Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Biloxi, Mississippi – 04-26, 04-27-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

We are sad to report the death of US Army Vietnam Veteran Donald “Huggy Bear” Handler Sr. (72). Mr. Handler’s awards include National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/ 3 bronze stars, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal, Expert M-16 Rifle Medal, and the Sharp Shooter Medal. Mr. Handler also worked at the Seabee Base in Gulfport, MS as a CBC painter until he retired. The family of Mr. Handler have requested the Patriot Guard Riders help honor and pay respect for his service to our great country.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 04-26-21
Staging Time: 4:45 PM

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home
675 Howard Ave.
Biloxi, Mississippi

Ride Captain:

Bob Harwood
228-243-5446

Special Instructions:

Visitation flag line.
We will stand a silent flag line for Mr. Handler during his visitation from 5-7 p.m.
NOTE: MASKS ARE REQUIRED
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 04-27-21
Staging Time: 10:15 AM

Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home
675 Howard Ave.
Biloxi, Mississippi

Ride Captain:

Bob Harwood
228-243-5446

Special Instructions:

Escort and Flag line
At approx. 10:30 a.m. we will depart to Biloxi National Cemetery for a 11 a.m. committal service.
NOTE: During the escort, we are allowed as many as want to participate, however due to current BNC guidelines we are limited to 10 people for the burial service. RC will determine the 10 that stay at BNC.
MASKS ARE REQUIRED at BNC.
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: Robert Harwood
Position: Mississippi Ride Captain

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April 26
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April 27
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Donald Handler Sr. Comment

  1. 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

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