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Honor Mission
Ernest Eugene Carver, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Fort Smith, Arkansas – 05-15-20


The family of Sergeant Ernest Eugene Carver has asked the PGR to escort him to his final resting place. Sgt. Carver served in the Army during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, National Defense Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, M-14 Marksman, and M-16 Expert Medal. In civilian life he retired from Rheem Mfg. and was a member of Cavanaugh Free Will Baptist Church.

Staging Time: 09:15 AM

Ocker-Putman Funeral Home
4500 Jenny Lind Rd.
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72901

Ride Captain:

Keith Ledford

Special Instructions:

This will be an escort only from the funeral home to Ft. Smith National Cemetery.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Keith Ledford
Position: Arkansas Ride Captain

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  1. It is with the deepest respect that I wish to extend my condolences to the family and friends of this hero. He has shown himself to be a true American for serving this great country of ours. He can now RIP at our Lords side.

    Harold Robinson
    Ret. U.S. Army

  2. My deepest condolences to the family and friends of this hero. Thank you for your service Sir, may you now rest in eternal peace.

  3. 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.

  4. my condolences to the family of Ernie Carver. He was a true patriot who served his country at a time of need. I never had a better friend, I will surely my him. My love and prayers go out for his wife, Sheila, and the children.
    RIP Ernie

  5. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ernie Carver. I would like to thank Mr. Carver for his service to our Country, and his family’s support during his service. His dedication is appreciated while protecting the freedoms we all enjoy. Rest in Peace.

    Don Hewett
    AR. PGR
    US Army

  6. Please accept our heartfelt condolences for the family and friends of Ernest Carver. Many Thanks for his service to our country and for helping to ensure our freedoms. Our prayers are with you. May he rest in peace. Well done, Sir!
    Rick & Ashley Schrunk
    AR PGR
    USAF Veteran

  7. We thank you and salute you for your service to our great country. We pray that your family and friends may receive strength and comfort to see them through this time of great loss in their lives.

  8. I extend my sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your loved one. May God wrap His arms of healing, strength, and grace about you.

  9. Our most sincere condolences to the family and friends of this Patriot. May God grant you His peace and comfort at this difficult time and in the days to come.

  10. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ernest Eugene Carver. May God keep you in His loving arms and give you His peace during this time.

    Sgt Carver, thank you for your service. You are an American hero and will not be forgotten.

    Roger A. Vander Lugt
    USAF/Arkansas Air National Guard
    PGR Member

  11. My sincere condolences go out to the family and friends of Ernest Eugene Carver ,Thank You for your Service Sir and May you rest in peace… Slow hand salute

  12. Family and friends, we care deeply about your loss and consider it a privilege to stand with you in Honor of your Hero. Our Country owes SGT Carver a huge debt of gratitude for proudly serving the cause of freedom at great personal sacrifice. Prayers for comfort and strength on behalf of your family and friends. Welcome Home Brother, Rest In Gods Eternal Peace Hero, Slow Hand Salute.

    Jerry Ashby
    Arkansas State Captain

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