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Honor Mission
Luther “Jack” Shields, Jr.
USA – WWII
Marietta/Austell, Georgia – 09-04-20/09-05-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Luther Jackson “Jack” Shields, Jr. was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Army, 1st Calvary Division from 1945-1946. Proud of his service and his country, Jack participated in several 4th of July and Veteran’s Day parades in the City of Marietta. He was employed from 1951 to 1987 by Lockheed Aircraft In Marietta, Georgia. He was a member of Floyd Road Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and in other capacities. Jack loved God, his family, and his country. His hobbies included keeping his yard immaculate and woodworking when the weather was too bad to be outside.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 09-04-20
Staging Time: 4:30 pm

West Cobb Funeral Home
2480 Macland Rd.
Marietta, Georgia 30064
Map

Ride Captain:

Byron “Gimpy” Hall
bplayer46@gmail.com
770-883-8175

Special Instructions:

We will stand a flag line during the visitation from 5 – 7 pm. Stage at Funeral home @ 4:30 pm. Bring flags if you have them as we have multiple missions this weekend
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: 09-05-20
Staging Time: 1:00 PM

Floyd Road Baptist Church
3996 Floyd Rd
Austell, Georgia 30106
Map

Ride Captain:

Bob Weatherford  “Capt. Bob”
770-335-2993
bob@bobweatherford.com

Special Instructions:

We will stage at Church and stand flag line prior to service at 2:00 pm. Working on flag wagon, bring what you have as we have multiple missions this weekend. We will stand down when service begins and await the escort to the cemetery. Stage 3 Escort will be LEO escorted to Kennesaw Memorial Park
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #3 DETAILS: 09-05-20
Staging Time: 2:30 pm

Floyd Road Baptist Church
3996 Floyd RdtoKennesaw Memorial Park
Austell, Georgia 30106
Map

Ride Captain:

Bob Weatherford “Capt. Bob”
770-335-2993
bob@bobweatherford.com

Special Instructions:

Stage 3 is the Escort to the cemetery with LEO escort provided. Once service is complete we will stand honors as the member of the “Greatest Generation” is placed in the hearse. We will then escort to the cemetery: Kennesaw Memorial Park1306 Whitlock Avenue Marietta, GA 30064. We will stand a flag line at the cemetery
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Bob Weatherford
Position: Georgia Ride Captain

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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September 4
End:
September 5
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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

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