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Earl Calvin Coe

Honor Mission
Earl Calvin Coe, Retired
USA – Vietnam
Thomson, Georgia – 06-08-20


SP4 Earl Calvin Coe was drafted into the US Army on 21 March 1969. In August of 1969 he was assigned to Co A 1st Bn 327th Infantry Division in Vietnam. Approximately 6 months later he was on a helicopter that crashed. He received burns on approximately 70% of his body and was evacuated to Brooke General Hospital at Ft. Sam Houston, TX. In March 1971 SP4 Coe was medically retired due to the injuries he received in the crash. SP4 Coe stood for us during an unpopular time and it is now our time to stand for him.

Staging Time: 3:30 pm

Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens
2235 Washington Road (GA 10/US 78)
Thomson, Georgia 30824
Map [1]

Ride Captain:

Leon ‘River Rat’ McLamb
(706) 836-6104

Special Instructions:

We will stand a flag line as family arrives and during the 4 pm private service with military honors. We will maintain social distancing IAW CDC guidelines and local guidance.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Leon Mclamb
Position: Georgia Assistant State Captain

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2 Comments To "Earl Calvin Coe"

#1 Comment By mcpojjb On June 4, 2020 @ 6:37 pm

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
Hudson, FL

#2 Comment By speedyo On June 5, 2020 @ 10:33 am

My wife and I send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Earl Calvin Coe. Thank you for your service to our country, your can rest in peace your job here on earth is done.

Lamar SpeedyO Owen PGR
U S Army Vietnam 1967-1968
Riding in honor of my Brother
James W. Owen, USAAC WWII