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Honor Mission
Orville N. Butts, Retired
USA – Vietnam
Leavenworth, Kansas – 06-26-18


Orville N. Butts retired as a Colonel in the US Army with 29 years 7 months and 11 days of active duty. Awards include: Legion of Merit-1OLC, BonzeStarMdl, MeritSvcMdl, ArmyCommendMdl-5OLC, NatDefSvcMdl, VNSvcMdl-2, ArmySvcRbn. OsSvcRbn-3, RVNGallCrossUnitCitnw/Palm, OsSvcBars-2.  RoyalThaiSupCmdFwdBdg, RVNCammdlw60dev, DistSvcMdl.

Staging Time: 08:30

Davis Funeral Home531 Shawnee Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

Ride Captain:

Ron “Grumpy” 683-4652

Special Instructions:

Flag Line from 0830-0930
Service from 0930-1030 and then depart for Leavenworth National Cemetery for 1100 ceremony.
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: Ronald Wurtele
Position: Kansas Ride Captain

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June 21, 2018
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  1. My wife and I Thanks You for your service and sacrifices you have made to preserve our Country’s Freedom.
    I stand in spirit with my fellow Patriot Guard Riders as they Honor this Warrior. Stand down and rest in eternal peace, your mission is complete.

    USASA M.P. Cpl 59-62 Retired Lt. LEO.
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.

    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
    Riding in Memory of PGR Brother/Ride Captain
    Sfc.Mark Schroeder USANG {Ret} 3/28/16

  2. Michelle and I wish to pass on our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this American Hero. We would like to thank this Hero for your service and sacrifice in the protection of our freedom. You will not be forgotten. We pray you rest in peace.

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