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Honor Mission
Gerald Walter Lyons, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Winter Garden, Florida to Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida  – 11-12-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of SSgt Lyons, 70, has graciously invited the Patriot Guard Riders’ presence as they show their final respects and lay their loved one to rest. Gerald faithfully served his country in the US Army and performed duties as a Legal Clerk. Upon completion of his service, Gerald received an Honorable Discharge and during his time in service, he was awarded the Army Commendation Medal, Good Conduct Medal (3), Army Service Ribbon, Overseas Service Ribbon (4), NCO Professional Development Ribbon (3), Driver Mechanic Badge, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Republic of Korea Presidential Unit Citation, and the M-16 Expert Ribbon. Please bring your 3 X 5 American Flags and stand in Honor and Respect for our Hero and his family. Face Masks are mandatory. Please hydrate.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-12-20
Staging Time: 10:15 AM

Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home
428 E. Plant Street
Winter Garden, Florida 34787
Map

Ride Captain:

Ron “Rebel” Reeve
rebel1053@aol.com
407-409-9218

Special Instructions:

This is an Escort to FNC only.
10:30 AM Brief
10:45 AM KSU for FNC
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 11-12-20
Staging Time: 11:45 AM

Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, Florida 33513
Map

Ride Captain:

Jim “Jim Snake” Haney
haneyjp@gmail.com
813-966-3026

Special Instructions:

12:00 PM Brief
12:30 PM Service
Flag Line as directed by the RC.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Bernie Conner
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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November 12
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5 Comments

  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

  2. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  3. My sincere condolences to the family of this True American Hero. Rest in Peace my Brother, we have the watch.

    David E. Olmstead
    FL RC
    CDR, USN (RET)
    1966-1991

    “For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the Protected will never know.”

  4. To family and friends,..

    Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss.

    It is my honor and privilege to stand with and for those who dared stand where many feared to tread. Your loss is immeasurable but it will mark again the strength and fortitude of the families who raised and supported our heroes, our disciplined, our courageous, among whom you are included. Thank you for your fortitude and sacrifices. We are thusly forever bonded. ~~~

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