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Honor Mission
Melvin Ray Naprstek, Veteran
Metter, Georgia – 09-30-20


Melvin Ray Naprstek was born in Lexington, Nebraska. A1C Naprstek was an Air Force veteran, a member of the 63rd Transportation Squadron, and was a member of VFW Post #5893. While in the Air Force Melvin was awarded the Air Force Medal, the Air Force Commendation Medal, and the Armed Service Medal. Following his military service, Mr. Naprstek was employed with Cal-Maine Farms as a truck driver and retired in 1995.

Staging Time: 4:45 pm

Kennedy Funeral Home, Hooks Chapel
223 SW Broad Street
Metter, Georgia 30439

Ride Captain:

Robert (BELCHFIRE) DeJarnette (Hearing impaired, e-mail only please)

Special Instructions:

We will stand a flag line from 5:00 to-7:00 pm during the visitation. Due to COVID-19 we will practice social distancing and follow all CDC and local guidelines.
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: 10-01-20
Staging Time: 1:00 pm

Kennedy Funeral Home, Hooks Chapel
223 SW Broad Street
Metter, Georgia 30439

Ride Captain:

Grady (GPS) Blaxton

Special Instructions:

We will assist the funeral home with pallbearer duties and do a rolling honor guard to Lake Cemetery on Hwy 46 east, approximately 3 miles.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: George Blaxton
Position: Georgia Ride 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. My wife and I send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Melvin Ray Naprstek. Thank you for your service to our country, your 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

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