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Honor Mission
Richard (Dick) Samuel Bailey –  Veteran
Acworth, Georgia – 11-22-20

Source: Marietta Daily Journal


The world has lost another of the greatest generation in the passing of 1LT Richard (Dick) Samuel Bailey, USAAF 97 years old. He flew 60 plus missions including Battle of Bulge and Normandy. There will be an event at the hanger at 1400 with a special ceremony at Falcon Field by the Commemorative Air Force with a tour of WWII airplanes etc.
He will be interred in Arlington at a later date. He loved Waffle House and Longhorns. He is featured in a YouTube video if you would like to research it and look him up. There are also several articles in the Marietta Daily Journal about him over past several years. He was an active member of American Legion Post 304 in Acworth and the ALR will be participating in the escort with PGR. We will be leaving Acworth at 12:15 to give us plenty of time to arrive for ceremony. We will escort his remains (urn) in his son’s vehicle (Retired Marine Capt. Don Bailey) from American Legion Post 304,  to the CAF Dixie Wing Hangar at Falcon Field, Peachtree City. We will have LEO escort from Georgia State Patrol.

Staging Time: 11:30 am

American Legion Post 304
4220 S Main St
Acworth, Georgia 30101
Map to Staging Point

Ride Captain:

Bob Weatherford”Capt. Bob”

Special Instructions:

Stage at Post. Post will be open for restrooms etc. KSU at 12:15 PM
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 11-22-20
Staging Time: 1:30 pm

Falcon Field7 Falcon Dr
Peachtree City, Georgia 30269
Map to Airport

Ride Captain:

Bob Weatherford”Capt. Bob”

Special Instructions:

Those wishing to just participate in the ceremony of this hero or tour the warplanes may arrive at Falcon Field. Ceremony starts at 2:00.
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: Tom Walsh
Position: Georgia Ride Captain

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November 22, 2020
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Richard (Dick) Samuel Bailey Comment

  1. My wife and I send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Richard (Dick) Samuel Bailey Thank you for your service to our country, you can rest in peace your job here on earth is done.

    Lamar SpeedyO Owen PGR
    U S Army Vietnam 1967-1968
    Riding in honor of my Brother
    James W. Owen USAAC WWII
    Canton, GA.

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