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Honor Mission
SrA Ervin Charles “Butch“ Brendel Jr., Veteran
USAF –
North Little Rock, Arkansas – 04-30-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Mr. Charles Ervin “Butch“ Brendel Jr. was born 24 July 1968 and passed away 22 April 2020. Mr. Brendel served 4 years in the US Air Force as an Electrician and at his Honorable Discharge his rank was SrA (Senior Airman) E-4. His awards include: AF Training Ribbon, National Defense Service Medal, AF Good Conduct Medal, NCO Professional Military Education. Ribbon, AF Longevity Service Award Ribbon. He graduated from UCA with a Masters Degree of Physical Therapy and then worked 20 years at the Little Rock VA. He enjoyed working with veterans and teaching tai- chi. He was an avid hunter, artist, builder, fisherman, Gardner, traveler, and runner. He loved his Lord and savior Jesus Christ. He leaves behind the love of his life, his daughter. Also his father, mother, three sisters, and a host of nieces and nephews.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 04-30-20
Staging Time: 1:00 PM

Rest Hills Cemetery
7724 Landers Road
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72117

Ride Captain:

Richard “ Pa Pa G “ Gentry
richardgentry188@yahoo.com
501-416-0685

Special Instructions:

Staging: 1:00 PM at the Pavilion Area.
Briefing: 1:15 PM
Respect line: as the coach arrives.
Flag line: Following for the 2:00 PM Service.
Note: The PGR will be providing Military Honors, Taps, folding and presentation of the Flag and PGR plaque presentation.
We will also follow the CDC guidelines.
Cages welcome!
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Richard Gentry
Position: Arkansas Ride Captain

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April 30
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17 Comments

  1. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Butch Brendel Jr. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring you renewed strength in the days to come. Thank you for your service to our Country, and your dedication to protecting the freedoms we all enjoy. Rest in Peace.

    Joe “Magic” Maglie, TSgt, USAF (Ret)
    PGR National Staff/AR Ride Captain

  2. 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 him 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 Sir, Rest In Gods Eternal Peace Hero, Slow Hand Salute.

    Jerry Ashby
    Arkansas State Captain

  3. 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

  4. Rest in Love Hero! Please accept my deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one.
    Diane Wardell
    Army Brat
    Arkansas PGR

  5. 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.

  6. 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.

  7. My heartfelt condolences for the loss of your loved one. May your memories give you peace and comfort during this difficult time. Thank you sir for protecting our freedoms and may you rest in peace.

  8. My condolences to the family and friends for your loss, may you know that Butch is resting in ever lasting peace. And may he RIP Sir. You will not be forgotten and thank you for your service to our country.

  9. Please accept our heartfelt condolences for the family and friends of Ervin “Butch” Brendel Jr. 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

  10. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ervin Brendel Jr. May your memories bring you renewed strength in the days to come. I would like to thank Mr Brendel 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

  11. 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.

  12. My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Ervin Charles “Butch“ Brendel Jr.. May God keep you in His loving arms and give you His peace during this time.

    SrA Brendel, 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

  13. I send my condolences to Butch’s family and friends. His life made a difference in the universal struggle for freedom for all human beings.
    Go rest high on That Mountain Butch.
    Slow . Hand . Salute .

  14. I understand the pain of your loss. That is why I bring before God the entire family of SrA Brendel. HE is able to help. Look to Him in this hour of need. RIP Airman.

  15. Many thanks to you for your long and faithful service to our country and to all of the veterans you have helped over the years. With heavy heart, I salute you sir. For your family and friends, I pray that they may receive strength and comfort to see them through this time of great loss.

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