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Honor Mission
Raymond Colston, Jr., Veteran
Ennis, Texas – 08-11-18



Mr.Colston served in the Air Force as an Aircraft Electronic Navigation Equipment Repairman, OCT 1958 to MAY 1963. We have been invited by the family to join them in honoring the life and military service of their loved one. We will honor this request by standing in the flag line at his Celebration of Life service.

Staging Time: 09:00 AM

JE Keever Funeral Home
408 North Dallas Street
Ennis, Texas 75119

Ride Captain:

Mark Ingersoll
(817) 938-3544

Special Instructions:

We will stage at the funeral home and assist the support team with the placement of the flags, if needed. The mission brief will be given then we will establish a flag line and receive the family and guests of Mr. Colston. Once the service begins, the flags will be retrieved and returned to the support vehicle where they will be furled and secured. Following a post mission brief, all riders will be dismissed.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ted Waldron
Position: Texas Ride Captain

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  1. 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.

  2. We have lost another Great American Hero,

    Angie and I offer our deepest, and most heartfelt condolences to the Family and Friends of this true American Hero. It’s with great sorrow we say goodbye to all our great Heroes. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of those who stood and fought for our country. Be proud and strong in their beliefs. God bless, stand down, your mission is now complete…may you rest in Honored, Eternal Peace. Thank you, Your sacrifices will not be forgotten.

    Lloyd R. Carter, USAF, 366th SPS, Viet Nam

    In memory of:

    My Father, Raymond H. Carter, WWII , 331st Base Unit, A.A.F.,
    My Brother, PFC Milford D. Carter, 9th Inf.,Viet Nam.,
    My Step-Father, Freddie D. Braswell, USMC Korea,

    They were my heroes, I stand for them.

  3. I wish to extend my deepest sympathy and condolences to the family and friends of this fallen hero.
    Their service and sacrifice will not be forgotten. Hero, you can stand down now.
    Your mission is done . Rest in peace. We have the watch.

    POW-MIA’s you are not forgotten.

    “Hotwheel,” Cisco, Texas

    In memory of :
    SGT. Ralph D. Woods Jr. USA Korea
    Crew Chief Eddy J. Pearman USAAC/USAF Korea
    Radio Operator Duane Duncan USMC Vietnam

  4. May the memories of your loved one’s service, and their devotion to friends and family, bring smiles that overshadow your grief and fill your heart with peace. Although no words can really help to ease your loss, please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this sad and difficult time. Sincere condolences for your loss.

    Ted Waldron
    Ride Captain North Texas PGR
    Vietnam 68-69

    Riding in memory of:
    GySgt. Wallace Carl Bergstrom, Jr – USMC – Vietnam

  5. Susanna, Sylvia and all of Mr. Colston’s family and friends;

    Once again, on behalf of the Patriot Guard Riders, I thank you for allowing us to participate with you in this Celebration of Life. He may have served many decades past, but please know that most Americans today do recognize that he raised his right hand and swore an oath to support and defend our Constitution – for all of us. For this act, we will be forever grateful.

    M. B. Ingersoll
    Ride Captain
    USAF 1973-83

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