Francis “Doubletap” Gary, Veteran
USN – Vietnam
Prescott Valley, Arizona – 11-10-19
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Francis “Frank” Gary (Doubletap) passed away on Monday, September 30, 2019, at the age of 74 after a tragic motorcycle accident. He joined the Navy in 1962 as Seaman Recruit E-3 and served aboard the U.S.S Henry County (LST824) which operated on the brown waters (rivers) in-country in Vietnam in many different areas from the DMZ to the Delta. Frank was very proud of his service in the Navy. He was honorably discharged in 1966 as Engineman Third Class. In 1968 Frank joined the Roseville Police Department in Michigan, a suburb of Detroit, first serving as an Officer and then Detective. Over the next few years Frank attended Wayne State University in Michigan completing courses in Police Science. In 1977 he decided to move to Phoenix, Arizona where in 1979 he became an Investigator/Police Officer with the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office with the majority of his time there in the Fraud Division. He retired in 2001 as a Detective after 22 years of service. Moving to Prescott, Arizona, in 2006 Frank became an active member of the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club. He also was an active member of the VFW, American Legion, and Combat Veteran Motorcycle Association.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-10-19
Staging Time: 10:00 a.m.
Stoneridge Country Club
1601 N. Bluff Top Drive
Prescott Valley, Arizona 86314
10:30 AM – Circle of Honor (Family will be present)
10:45 AM – Flag Line
11:00 AM – Military Honors
Enter to the right and ride around towards the clubhouse. PGR will be there to direct parking
Flag Captain: Gary Sheldon
Co-RC Victor Borelli (Springer)
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: John Moffitt
Position: Arizona Assistant State Captain
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