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Honor Mission
Francis William “Bill” Lanckton, Veteran
USMC – Vietnam
Wilmington, North Carolina – 02-22-21


Bill was born in Detroit, MI in 1937 and is preceded in death by his wives. He proudly and honorably served in the United States Marine Corp and served two tours in Vietnam. Always the true patriot, he was also a lifelong devoted Catholic. One of his many joys in life was being an avid runner. He is survived by his sons, several nieces, nephews and many good friends.

Staging Time: 09:15 AM

St Mark Catholic Church
1013 Eastwood Rd
Wilmington, North Carolina 28403

Ride Captain:

Bob “Pops” Page

Special Instructions:

9:15 AM – Stage flags at the church.
9:25 AM – Mission briefing.
9:30 AM – Stand flags in preparation for family and friends arrival.
10:30 AM – Service begins.
10:35 AM – Stand down flag line and prepare for escort to cemetery.
10:40 AM – Cemetery PGR detail departs to set cemetery for service.
11:35 AM est – Escort to Oleander Memorial Garden, 306 Bradley Dr., Wilmington, NC 28409 (NO LEO ON THIS ESCORT).
12:00 PM – Arrival at cemetery, dismount and stand flags for Military Honors.
12:30 PM – Stand down and departure.
Please adhere to all COVID-19 virus guidelines set out by the CDC and the state.
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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Francis William “Bill” Lanckton 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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