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Gerald Walter Lyons

Honor Mission
Gerald Walter Lyons, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Winter Garden, Florida to Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida  Р11-12-20


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.

Staging Time: 10:15 AM

Baldwin Fairchild Funeral Home
428 E. Plant Street
Winter Garden, Florida 34787
Map [1]

Ride Captain:

Ron “Rebel” Reeve

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 [2]

Ride Captain:

Jim “Jim Snake” Haney

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

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5 Comments To "Gerald Walter Lyons"

#1 Comment By mcpojjb On November 2, 2020 @ 11:47 am

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
Hudson, FL

#2 Comment By Thomas Silvernail On November 2, 2020 @ 12:23 pm

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 Comment By cando4751 On November 2, 2020 @ 1:19 pm

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

David E. Olmstead

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

#4 Comment By punchdrunque On November 3, 2020 @ 8:24 am

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. ~~~


#5 Comment By thefaz10 On November 4, 2020 @ 9:43 pm

Rest In Peace Hero. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.
PGR. Standing for those who stood for us.