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Honor Mission
Henry David Coleman , Veteran
USMC – , WWII
Ellisville, Missouri – 11-13-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been invited to honor a member of the United States Marine Corp and a WW II veteran. The family of Henry D. Coleman has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line of honor and respect for their Hero. It will be our honor to do so. We will then escort their loved one to his final resting place in the Hallowed Grounds of Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for his Military Honors.
Hero Coleman served in the United States Marine Corp from Jan 1943 – Jan 1946. He earned the rank of Cpl. Mr Coleman served as a Field Lineman-Switchboard Operator and served in the Pacific Theater on the Islands of: New Guinea, Papau; Cape Gloucester, New Britain; Peleliu and Okinawa. Hero Coleman received the Purple Heart Medal and the Good Conduct Medal.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 11-13-19
Staging Time: 9:00  am

St. Claire of Assisi Catholic Church
15668 Clayton Road
Ellisville, Missouri 63011

Ride Captain:

Mike “Jenky” Jenkins
Mejenkins62@yahoo.com
314-265-6167

Special Instructions:

Stage/Mission Brief: 0900 Flag Line: 0930 Service: 1030 Mass Following the Service, we will escort our hero to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for a 1230 slot. Approx 25 miles Weather forecast expected is 30F, 10% chance of rain/snow. Dress appropriately.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Mike Jenkins
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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November 13
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12 Comments

  1. I wish to offer my condolences to the family of this true American Warrior. May you find comfort in knowing that their sacrifice has made this a better place for all. I am truly grateful for their service to our Nation.

    I stand with my fellow Patriot Guard Riders as we honor this warrior.
    Stand down and rest in eternal peace, your mission is complete.

    Rick “Curly” Kroeger
    Flag Patriot
    rickkroeger@hotmail.com

    Riding in memory of:
    My Pop, Cpl. Gene Kroeger, USAAC, Britain, WWII,
    Uncles: Russ, Ken and Bob Kroeger, USA, USAF
    Gil Schroeder, USA Korea
    SFC Mark Schroeder, USANG (Ret) AD 28 MAR 16 PGR Brother and friend
    Pete “I-Candy” Peterson, PGR Brother and friend, USMC
    Rod “ElRod” Hale, PGR Brother and friend, USMC
    Riding in honor of:
    Uncle, Mike Kroeger, USN, Korea

    “I prefer dangerous freedom over peaceful slavery”
    ~Thomas Jefferson~

    “Let us not mourn that such men died, but rejoice that such men lived”
    ~George S. Patton~

  2. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, USMC, WWII Veteran, Corporal Henry David Coleman. We thank you for your service to a grateful nation, may your family find peace in knowing you served proudly and comfort in the months to come. May you rest in peace for your mission is now complete. I salute you.
    http://www.beforeyougo.us

    Robert “Bob” White
    USA (Ret) 1SG
    Vietnam Era
    Jul 72 – Aug 94
    Ofallon, MO

    Riding in Memory of:
    F.C. White, Sr, Tec 5 (Cpl), USA, WWII (Father)
    G.A. Thompson, Pvt, USA, WWI (Grandpa)
    D.A. Thompson, MCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietnam (Uncle)

    Riding in Honor of:
    F.C. White, Jr, Ssgt USAF, Vietnam (Brother)
    F.C. White, III, Pfc, ARNG (Nephew)
    D.B. White, PO2, USN, Vietnam Era (Twin)

  3. My wife and I wish to extend our condolences on your loss.

    We stand with feet planted firmly on rich soil knowing what freedom is. Because of our veterans, I am free to honor God and country without persecution. Where there is injustice, I am free to fight. Where there is silence, I am free to speak. Where there is hate, I am free to love.

    Your love one’s watch is over, may they rest peacefully in the arms of God.

    Bruce Berg, ISC, USN (Ret)

  4. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they have made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. Stand down and rest in eternal peace,your mission is complete.
    Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly, Leave the rest to God.

    Bob”GrampyBob”Griffith
    USASA M.P. Cpl 59-62 Retired Lt. LEO.
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.
    Riding In Memory of My Wife Judy Griffith
    Patriot Guard Rider 1/05/2009 5/20/2019
    Riding in Honor of my Son:
    Mark D. Griffith U.S. Navy Veteran
    Riding in Memory of my Uncles:
    Mural Griffith U.S. Navy WW ll
    Orville Griffith U.S. Army WW ll
    Sterling Griffith U,S, Army WW ll

  5. When we lose a loved one one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us.
    Our most sincere condolences to you.

  6. I pray for comfort and spiritual healing for the family of a true American Hero. His service and sacrifice to preserve our freedoms will never be forgotten and for this I am thankful.
    ‘He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
    Revelation 21:4

    Ricky Moceri
    State Chaplain
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Missouri

  7. My Condolences go out to family and friends of WWII USMC Veteran, Henry David Coleman may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  8. My wife and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of an American Hero. His service and sacrifice to our country to preserve our freedom is not and will not be forgotten. I wish him Fair Winds and Following Seas. Your mission here is completed. Rest in peace, we have the watch!

    Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
    LCDR USN (Ret)

  9. From my family to yours… I pray your family and friends will find peace, during this time of sorrow in the loss of this US Marine Corps and WWII veteran. Our nation is grateful for your honorable service. Your service and sacrifice to our
    country should never be forgotten. We now stand for you as you once stood for us.

    Neil Hill “Nitehawk”
    USAF 1974-1978
    Riding in memory of…
    James “Bud” Hill, US Army… Brother
    SFC Mark Schroeder, US Army (RET)… PGR Brother & RC
    Rodney “El Rod” Hale, USMC… PGR Brother
    Ron “I-Candy” Peterson, USMC… PGR Brother & RC

  10. I would like to offer my sincere condolences and prayers for your lost. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring the family and friends renewed strength in the difficult days ahead. Do not let your heart be troubled your faith will keep you strong.

  11. My wife and I offer our sincere condolences to your family for the loss of this American Veteran. May you find comfort in knowing that their service and sacrifices will not be forgotten. We are truly grateful for their service. I stand with my fellow Patriot Guard Riders in honoring this hero. They are now in audience with the Angels watching over us. He is in a better place now and with his wife once again. He earned his place of Honor in our world and is now an Angel.

    Mike “Jenky” Jenkins,
    Ride Captain/Flag Support
    St Louis Mo Patriot Guard

    In memory of:
    Kenneth E. Jenkins, USA, Father
    Claude E. Jenkins, USA, WWII, Grandfather
    Carl E. Jenkins, USA, USN, WWII

  12. I am sorry for the loss of your Loved One . I pray God will comfort , strengthen and bless you all as you go through this very difficult time .
    I am thankful for Mr. Coleman’s service and sacrifice for our country in the US Marine Corps during WW II . He is ” Fallen Never Forgotten ” . May he Rest In Peace .
    Bobby
    USAF
    67-71
    In God I Trust
    ” Remember for every 1 mile of road there are 2 miles of ditch ” Unknown

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