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Honor Mission
Gene Tate, Veteran
Memphis, Tennessee – 06-19-20


Our great State of Tennessee and the people of Memphis Tennessee have lost another Veteran Hero that has no known family to celebrate his life. Seaman Apprentice Gene Tate proudly served our country in the United States Navy. The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to honor SA Tate and the services rendered to our great nation and the Patriot Guard Riders will be honored to do so.

Staging Time: 08:30 AM

NJ Ford and Sons Funeral Home
12 South Pkwy W
Memphis, Tennessee 38109

Ride Captain:

Pete Thedford

Special Instructions:

Escort from Funeral Home to the West Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery.
KSU at 8:45 AM with a planned arrival at 9:15 for a 9:30 Service.
Anyone staging at the cemetery should arrive no later than 9:15 AM.
Stand an honor flag line during the committal services.
Due to COVID-19 visitors will be limited to the PGR and other select organizations that will be rendering honors.
If you have symptoms of COVID-19 or have been exposed to the virus please do not attend this mission.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Raymond Thedford
Position: Tennessee Assistant State Captain

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June 19, 2020
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Gene Tate 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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