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Honor Mission
Richard “Dick” C. Needles, Veteran
Sylvania, Ohio – 01-23-20


The family of S2C Richard “Dick C. Needles, 92, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders stand a silent flag line in honor of his service to our country. S2C Needles served in the United States Navy during WWII on the U.S.S. Anderson. He was awarded the American Area Ribbon, World War II Victory Ribbon, Asiatic Pacific Area Ribbon, European African Middle Eastern Area Ribbon and the Philippine Liberation Ribbon. He owned and operated Needles Auto Service in Lambertville, Mi since 1953. He was a life member of Post 9656 VFW in Lambertville, Mi and the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department. He is survived by his wife, one son and one daughter.

Staging Time: 11:10 AM

Toledo Memorial Park Cemetery
6382 Monroe Street
Sylvania, Ohio 43560

Ride Captain:


Special Instructions:

Brief: 11:30 AM
F/L: 12:00 PM
Service:11:00 AM
Funeral Arrive Cemetery: 12:15 PM
See attached map link. Take Monroe Street West to first entrance to cemetery on your right. Once inside gate office will be immediately on your left.
This is where we will stage and brief in parking lot.
Then move to grave site.
Please bring your 3′ X 5′ American Flags to stand for S2C Needles.
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: Kenneth Talant
Position: Michigan Assistant State Captain

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  1. Our Condolences to the Family and Friends of Richard C. Needles.
    Thank You S2C Needles, for your service and sacrifice to our Country.
    Rest in Peace Sailor

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