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Honor Mission
Oscar H. Lewis, Jr, Veteran
USA – WWII
Ocala, Florida  05-23-19

 

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Tech 5 Lewis, 95, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders’ presence as they show their final respects and lay their loved one to rest. Oscar faithfully served his country in the U.S. Army and received an honorable discharge. During his service, Oscar received a Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart Medal, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, World War II Victory Medal, and the European African Middle Eastern Campaign Medal w/2 Bronze Stars.
Please bring your 3 X 5 American flags and stand in honor and respect for our hero and his family.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 05-23-19
Staging Time: 12:30 PM

Hires-Baxley Funeral Home
910 E. Silver Springs Blvd.
Ocala, Florida 34470
Map

Ride Captain:

Roger “Useless” Shoemaker
rj43shoe@embarqmail.com
352-445-8775

Special Instructions:

Please hydrate. This is an Escort to FNC and will be LEO led. Large Flag Bikes are requested.
12:45 PM – Brief
1:00 PM – KSU for FNC
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 05-23-19
Staging Time: 1:45 PM

Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Ave
Bushnell, Florida 33513
Map

Ride Captain:

Gary Maclenna
maclenna46@yahoo.com
352-277-1185

Special Instructions:

Please hydrate.
2:00 PM – Brief
2:30 PM – Service
Flag Line as directed by the RC.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

 


Submitted By: Bernie Conner
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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May 23, 2019
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11 Comments

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of Oscar H. Lewis, Jr. Rest in Peace, Hero.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

  2. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  3. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, You will Not be Forgotten.

  4. May surviving family and friends find strength in acknowledgement that Oscar H. Lewis was willing to sacrifice all that another might taste or maintain liberty and stood courageously where few dare tread and for such dedication to nation, duty, and service rendered, is so remembered and honored among patriots.

  5. Rest In Peace Hero of the Greatest Generation. A grateful nation thanks you for your service and sacrifice. You are not forgotten.

    Standing for those who stood for us.

  6. My Condolences go out to family and friends of WWII US Army Veteran, Oscar H. Lewis may you rest in peace and God be with you, Thank you for your service.

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