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Honor Mission
Ralph Lee Richter, Retired
USA – Korea
Macon, Missouri – 06-26-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of Ralph Lee Richter, 86, of Bevier, MO, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to escort his family and stand in honor during his memorial service at Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Jacksonville, MO.  Mr. Richter proudly served his country with the US Army from 1953-1955 during the Korean War. He earned the rank of Corporal and the National Defense Service Medal.  After serving his country, Mr. Richter opened, owned and operated the Bait House in Bevier, MO. for 21 years. (Mr. Richter passed away on March 18, 2020, due to the pandemic memorial service had to be postponed until now.)

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-26-20
Staging Time: 11:45 am

Hutton & McElwain Funeral Home
301 N. Rubey Street
Macon, Missouri 63552

Ride Captain:

Jan Watts
660-349-9134
liltyke.2355@gmail.com

Special Instructions:

Staging at Funeral Home , family to arrive at 12:00 pm. Will escort them to Veteran’s Cemetery for service time at 1:00 pm. Flag line will be there.  Cages are always welcome!
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Jan Watts
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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June 26
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11 Comments

  1. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. Stand down and rest in eternal peace,your mission is complete. We now stand for you as you once stood for us.
    Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly, Leave the rest to God.

    Bob”GrampyBob”Griffith
    USASA M.P. Cpl 59-62
    Retired Lt. LEO. 62-92
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.
    Riding In Memory of My Wife Judy Griffith
    Patriot Guard Rider 1/05/2009 5/20/2019
    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 My PGR Brothers:
    Sfc Mark Schroeder USA PGR Brother and R.C.
    Rodney”El Rod”Hale USMC PGR Brother
    Ron”I-Candy”Peterson USMC PGR Brother and R.C.

  2. I would like to offer my sincere condolences and prayers for your lost. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring family and friends renewed strength in the difficult days ahead. Do not let your heart be troubled your faith will keep you strong.

  3. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army, Korean War Veteran, Corporal Ralph Lee Richter. We thank you for your service to a grateful nation, may your family find peace in knowing you served proudly and comfort in the months to come. May you rest in peace for your mission is now complete. I salute you.
    http://www.beforeyougo.us

    Robert “Bob” White
    USA (Ret) 1SG
    Vietnam Era
    Jul 72 – Aug 94
    Ofallon, MO

    Riding in Memory of:
    F.C. White, Sr, Tec 5 USA, WWII (Father)
    G.A. Thompson, Pvt, USA, WWI (Grandpa)
    D.A. Thompson, MCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietnam (Uncle)

    Riding in Honor of:
    F.C. White, Jr, Ssgt USAF, Vietnam (Brother)
    F.C. White, III, Pfc, ARNG (Nephew)
    D.B. White, PO2, USN, Vietnam Era (Twin)

  4. My wife and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of an American Hero. His service and sacrifice to our country to preserve our freedom is not and will not be forgotten. I wish him Fair Winds and Following Seas. Your mission here is completed. Rest in peace, we have the watch!

    Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
    LCDR USN (Ret)

  5. My wife and I wish to extend our condolences on your loss.

    We stand with feet planted firmly on rich soil knowing what freedom is. Because of our veterans, I am free to honor God and country without persecution. Where there is injustice, I am free to fight. Where there is silence, I am free to speak. Where there is hate, I am free to love.

    Your love one’s watch is over, may they rest peacefully in the arms of God.

    Bruce Berg, ISC, USN (Ret)

  6. I am sorry for the loss of your Loved one . I pray God will comfort , strengthen and bless you all as you go through this time of grief .
    I am thankful for Mr. Richter’s service and sacrifice for our nation in the US Army and during the Korean War . He is ” Fallen ” Never Forgotten .
    Bobby
    USAF 67 – 71
    In God I Trust

  7. Do not stand at my grave and weep
    I am not there.
    I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow.
    I am the diamond glints on snow.
    I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
    I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
    When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry;
    I am not there,,I did not die

  8. From our home to the family and friends of Ralph Richter, we are very sorry for your loss. We thank him for serving his country and protecting our freedoms. Rest In Peace Sir. Thoughts and prayers of comfort to all his loved ones.

    Ron-Jan Watts
    TenMile/Macon
    Blue Star Parents
    Military Family

  9. My Condolences go out to family and friends of (Ret) US Army Korea Veteran, Ralph Lee Richter may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  10. I pray for comfort and spiritual healing for the family of a true American Hero. His service and sacrifice to preserve our freedoms will never be forgotten and for this I am thankful.
    “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
    Revelation 21:4

    Ricky Moceri
    State Chaplain
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Missouri

  11. From my family to yours we send our sincerest condolences. We pray that you may find piece and comfort in this time of sorrow. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you in this time of sorrow.

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