Robert Randal Van Meter, Veteran
USMC – Vietnam
Blackstone, Virginia – 03-30-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited by the Pillips family to honor father and friend Robert Randal Van Meter, Lance Corporal, USMC (Veteran) who served his country honorable and proudly during the Vietnam War.
Lance Corporal Van Meter enlisted in the United States Marine Corp in 1966 and went to Boot Camp at Paris Island, South Carolina. Shortly after basic training he ended up on the USS Ticonderoga (CV/CVA/CVS 14) heading to Vietnam. He was Honorably Discharged in 1970.
Van Meter was born on 30 January 1948, in West Virginia but was raised in Elyria, OH. He is survived by his daughter Lillie and son James.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-30-20
Staging Time: 1:00
No staging location due to the Coronavirus.
No Flag Line or Escort required.
Blackstone, Virginia 00001
RC: Not applicable for this mission due to the Coronavirus. No Flag Line or Escort needed.
Due to the Coronavirus there will be no official Flag Line or escort. There will be flags staked out at the cemetery where he will be laid to rest.
Please go to the PGR National website to post condolences.
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: Jim McGinley
Position: Virginia Assistant State Captain
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