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Honor Mission
John William ‘Bill’ Deegan , Veteran
USN
Powder Springs, Georgia – 12-30-20 / 12-31-2020

ABOUT THE MISSION:

This is a two day two part mission.
The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested by the family of US Navy veteran John William ‘Bill’ Deegan to stand a flag line of Honor at Mayes-Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home in Powder Springs on Wednesday 12/30/2020. Then on Thursday 12/31/2020  provide a rolling Honor Guard to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Dallas,  where we will render Honors as our Hero is transported inside for Services. Once inside, we will Stand yet again for Patriot Guard Riders presentation. We have informed the family that it would be our Honor to do so.
Coronavirus precaution disclosure: Please bring a mask and wash hands often, be prepared to follow the guidelines from state and local officials as well as facility or cemetery guidelines to be outlined at the mission briefing. A record of attendees will be held by the ride captain for a period not to exceed 2 weeks in the case of the need for contact tracing. If you test positive for COVID-19 within 10 days of attending a mission please contact Ride Captain with that information, your name will NOT be disclosed. Those who are sick, have a household member or other close contact who is sick should not attend and those who have a higher risk of severe illness should weigh the benefits of in-person attendance against the risk of exposure to a person with COVID-19, especially if recommendations for wearing masks and social distancing may be difficult to follow for themselves or others.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 12-30-20
Staging Time: 3:45  pm

Mayes-Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home
3940 Macland Road
Powder Springs, Georgia 30127

Ride Captain:

Sid ‘Squirrel’ Kelly
Sidkelly423@gmail.com
404-273-7127

Special Instructions:

Stage in the parking lot.. After a short briefing we will stand a flag line of Honor from 4:00 pm until 7:00 pm. Family will arrive from 4-5pm
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 12-31-20
Staging Time: 12:45  pm

Mayes-Ward-Dobbins Funeral Home
3940 Macland Road
Powder Springs, Georgia 30127

Ride Captain:

Sid ‘Squirrel’ Kelly
Sidkelly423@gmail.com
404-273-7127

Special Instructions:

Stage in the parking lot. After a short briefing, we will render Honors as the casket is placed into the hearse. Then we will form up for a Law Enforcement led rolling honor guard to St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church in Dallas. We will then render Honors as the casket is taken into the Church and then reform inside to render Patriot Guard Honors as the Service starts.
Coronavirus precaution disclosure: Please bring a mask and wash hands often, be prepared to follow the guidelines from state and local officials as well as facility or cemetery guidelines to be outlined at the mission briefing. A record of attendees will be held by the ride captain for a period not to exceed 2 weeks in the case of the need for contact tracing. If you test positive for COVID-19 within 10 days of attending a mission please contact Ride Captain with that information, your name will NOT be disclosed. Those who are sick, have a household member or other close contact who is sick should not attend and those who have a higher risk of severe illness should weigh the benefits of in-person attendance against the risk of exposure to a person with COVID-19, especially if recommendations for wearing masks and social distancing may be difficult to follow for themselves or others.
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: Sidney Kelly
Position: Georgia Ride Captain

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December 30, 2020
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December 31, 2020
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2 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. My wife and I send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of John William ‘Bill’ Deegan . Thank you for your service to our country, you can rest in peace your job here on earth is done.

    Lamar SpeedyO Owen PGR
    U S Army Vietnam 1967-1968
    Riding in honor of my Brother
    James W. Owen USAAC WWII
    Canton, GA.

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