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US ARMY WWII VETERAN
SUNDAY, MAY 1, 2016
Born: June 24, 1926
Deceased: April 28, 2016
His family has requested that the PGR attend his services. The mission is a ‘go’ and all contacts have been made.
Mr. Harden joined the Army in November 1944, and served in the Philippine Islands in Troop B, 5th Horse Cavalry. While training for the invasion of Japan, they learned of the atomic bombs being dropped and the Japanese surrender. He became part of the occupation force entering Japan in 1945. Mr. Harden was awarded the Asiatic-Pacific Campaign Medal, the Philippine Liberation Medal, The Army Occupation Medal (Japan), and the Victory Medal.
After 41 years of service as an Operator with Exxon-Mobil, he retired to what he loved best, farming. “Mr. Phil” was a beloved father, grandfather, great- and great-great grandfather, and a kind and very wise friend for many years to the members of Trinity Valley Community Church in Palestine.
Services: 2:00 pm Sunday, May 1st at Bailey and Foster Funeral Home and Chapel, 207 South Magnolia Street, Palestine, Texas 75801.
Directions to Roselawn Park Cemetery in Palestine will be given by the Ride Captain.
BIG FLAG BIKES ARE REQUESTED.
Staging: at the funeral home from 12:00 noon to 12:30 pm with a riders meeting at 12:45.
All new members are requested to sign a PGR Release of Liability prior to Flag Line. Please remain flexible as to the requirements of the mission (SEMPER GUMBY).
Map link staging area: https://goo.gl/maps/KyGBjiaXJrD2
Roselawn Park Cemetery:https://goo.gl/maps/WppCjqUdfPH2
Ride Captain: Jeff Smith
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Flag Captain: Rodney Ray
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Weather Report: high temp 83 degrees. 40% chance of afternoon showers. Please hydrate often, including the night before. In case of bad weather, please come in the cage.