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Honor Mission
John C. Jones , Veteran
USMC – Vietnam
Canton, Georgia – 03-10-20


The family of Captain John Carr Jones, U.S. Marine Corps, has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to honor their loved by standing a silent flag line as he is laid to rest at Georgia National Cemetery, Canton, Georgia. It will be our honor to do so. Captain Jones served in the U.S. Marine Corps from December 1963 until July 1969. He was a helicopter pilot serving tours of duty in Vietnam. Among other decorations Captain Jones earned the Bronze Star w/combat V, the Distinguished Flying Cross, Twenty-Five Air Medals, the Vietnam Service Medal w/2*, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal w/device.

Staging Time: 1:45 PM

Georgia National Cemetery
1080 Scott Hudgens Drive
Canton, Georgia 30114

Ride Captain:

Byron “Gimpy” Hall
(770) 883-8175

Special Instructions:

This will be a flag line only. Stage at the POW/MIA flag pole area. Bikes on right sidewalk. Park at an angle so as to leave room for other bikes. Cages (cars) park along right curb just prior to the flag pole area. Sidewalk area is for bikes only. After a briefing we will move to the assigned shelter when appropriate. Service is scheduled for 2:30 pm.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Byron L Hall
Position: Georgia Assistant State Captain

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  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 sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one. Know that his service to this great nation has not gone unnoticed and he will not be forgotten. Prayers and strength!

  3. My wife and I offer our sincere condolences to the family and friends of John C. Jones. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace, your duty here on earth is done.

    Lamar “SpeedyO” Owen, USA, Vietnam 1967-1968
    Riding in Memory of My Brother
    James W. Owen WWII

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