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Honor Mission
Raymond O’Brien Thomas, Veteran
USMC, Vietnam
Pensacola, Florida – 02-10-20

Sgt Raymond O’Brien Thomas served in the United States Marine Corps from Oct 1965 to Oct 1968 and was 73 years of age when he passed. He earned the following awards during his service: National Defense Service Medal, Purple Heart, Vietnamese Service Medal (with 2 stars), Vietnamese Campaign Medal (with device), Good Conduct Medal, and Rifle Marksman Badge. Services will be at Little Flower Catholic Church, 6495 Lillian Hwy., Pensacola, FL, at 1:00 PM. Honors will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery, at 2:30 PM. LEO escort will be provided.

Staging Time: 12:30 PM

1313 N. New Warrington Road
Pensacola, Florida

Ride Captain:

Roy W. Pippin

Special Instructions:

Naval Air Station requires long sleeve shirts, long trousers, long fingered gloves, DOT Approved helmets, leather footwear covering the ankles and appropriate eye protection. This attire will always be worn while riding aboard the base.
1:15 PM – Briefing for all riders
1:30 PM – KSU to Little Flower Catholic Church, 6495 Lillian Hwy., Pensacola
2:00 PM – Roll Time to Barrancas National Cemetery
2:30 PM – Honors at Barrancas National Cemetery, Site B
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Ray Doyle
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

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

  2. Raymond thank you for your service to this country. Now it’s time for us to stand for you. My sincere condolences to your family at this very trying time.

  3. My Condolences go out to family and friends of USMC Vietnam Veteran, Raymond O’Brien Thomas may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  4. As our Brother Raymond answers his final call to duty from the Great Commander in the Heavens, may his soul have peace and rest. His duty is to forever watch over his loved ones at the Great Commanders side.
    My you find peace and comfort at this time and realize that your Hero is not gone but waiting to be reunited with those he loves.
    May his soul find fair winds and following seas! RIP Hero!

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