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Honor Mission
Donald Madison Blake, Retired
USA – Vietnam
Shallotte, North Carolina / Wilmington, NC- 02-22-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

US Army retired SGM Donald M. Blake was born in Henderson, KY and spent 29 years of his 80 years of life serving his country. He was stationed in many locations across the United States as well as serving two tours of duty in Vietnam. He finished his career in Operations, 5th Special Forces Group at Fort Bragg, NC. SGM Blake served his country honorably and faithfully. He is survived by his wife, several children, grand children and great grand children.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-22-21
Staging Time: 1:00 PM

White Funeral Home
3660 Express Dr.
Shallotte, North Carolina 28470     FH

Ride Captain:

Jim Gormley
jpgormley523@gmail.com
631-921-8528
Bob “Pops” Page  – POC – Oleander Memorial Gardens
chinthe53@gmail.com
443-812-0165

Special Instructions:

This is a multi-city mission
Mission briefing for escort only 1:30 PM
Escort will take remains to Oleander Memorial Gardens in Wilmington.
LEO will take the procession to the Brunswick County line with SC PGR RC following.
2:30 PM – SC PGR RC will link with NC PGR RC in Wilmington and proceed to the Oleander Memorial Gardens
*** Link up will be at Exxon Station
901 S. 3rd & Dawson Streets          Exxon
Mission will continue to:
Oleander Memorial Gardens
306 Bradley Drive
Wilmington, NC  28409    Memorial Gardens
3:00 PM – Escort will dismount and stand flag line for Military Honors.
Maintain social distancing during briefings and flag lines, as outlined by the CDC and the governor’s guidelines.
Face coverings are recommended and social distancing from non-household members is required.
Stay at least forty feet away from the family and funeral tent.
If you have exhibited any symptoms associated with this virus in the past 14 days, please reconsider your attendance
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: William Powell
Position: North Carolina Ride Captain

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February 22
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Donald Madison Blake 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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