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Honor Mission
Leroy B. Welch, Veteran
USA – Vietnam
Carthage, MO – 05-15-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Leroy Bruce Welch proudly served his country as a paratrooper in the United States Army, 82nd Airborne division, stationed in Fort Bragg, North Carolina.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-15-20
Staging Time: 2:30 pm

Coachlight RV’s
5327 S. Garrison Ave.
Carthage Mo., Missouri

Ride Captain:

Rj Bailey 439-5342

Special Instructions:

A graveside memorial service where Bruce will receive full military honors will be held Friday May 15, 2020, 3:00 PM at Fullerton Cemetery in Carthage, MO. For those who attend, please respect the families’ wishes to adhere to the social distancing guidelines and maintain a distance of six feet from person to person.  There will be a short escort to the cemetery followed by a flag line only.
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: Roger Bailey
Position: South Central Regional Captain

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May 15
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7 Comments

  1. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. Stand down and rest in eternal peace,your mission is complete. We now stand for you as you once stood for us.
    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. 62-92
    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

    Sfc Mark Schroeder USA PGR Brother and R.C.
    Rodney”ElRod”Hale USMC PGR Brother
    Ron”I-Candy”Peterson USMC PGR Brother and R.C.

  2. 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)

  3. It has been said “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, veterans don’t have that problem.” Slow hand salute to Mr. Welch for his service to our great country. May you be proud, and take comfort, knowing that he really did make a difference.
    Al Colvin
    Old Army Viet Vet

  4. From my family to yours we send our sincerest condolences. We pray that you may find piece and comfort in this time of sorrow. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you in this time of sorrow

  5. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army, Viet Nam War Veteran, Leroy B. Welch. 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 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)

  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. 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 time of deep grief .
    I am thankful for Mr. Welch’s service and sacrifice for our nation in the US Army during the Vietnam War . He is ” Fallen ” Never Forgotten .
    Bobby
    USAF 67 – 71

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