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Honor Mission
Rollin J. Picou, Veteran
USAF, USAFR –
Ste. Genevieve, Missouri – 06-22-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Family of US Air Force Veteran A1C Rollin J. Picou (82 yrs) has requested the presence of the Patriot Guard for the final mission of their loved one. A1C Picou served from Nov. 1959 to June 1963 as a airplane mechanic & reserves to 1965.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-22-20
Staging Time: 09:45 AM

Basler Funeral Home
685 Center Drive
Ste. Genevieve, Missouri 63670

Ride Captain:

Warren “Cogwheel” Jokerst
jokerstw@yahoo.com
FLAGS & SUPPORT: Teresa “Smilz” Barnhouse, RC.

Special Instructions:

Staging: 9:45 am to Stake & Establish a Flag Line.
Visitation: 10:00 am to 11:00 am.
Service: 11:00 am.
Honor Escort to the Kaskaskia Cemetery (8 mi.) for Interment with Full Military Honors.
Weather Predictions: 82 / Thunderstorms / 80% Chance of Precip. Travel accordingly.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: S. Roger “Goose” Dollinger, RC.
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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June 22
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13 Comments

  1. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. Stand down and rest in eternal peace,your mission is complete. We now stand for you as you once stood for us.
    Live Simply, Love Generously, Care Deeply, Speak Kindly, Leave the rest to God.

    Bob”GrampyBob”Griffith
    USASA M.P. Cpl 59-62
    Retired Lt. LEO. 62-92
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.
    Riding In Memory of My Wife Judy Griffith
    Patriot Guard Rider 1/05/2009 5/20/2019
    Riding in Honor of my Son:
    Mark D. Griffith U.S. Navy Veteran
    Riding in Memory of my Uncles:
    Mural Griffith U.S. Navy WW ll
    Orville Griffith U.S. Army WW ll
    Sterling Griffith U,S, Army WW ll
    Riding in Memory of My PGR Brothers:
    Sfc Mark Schroeder USA PGR Brother and R.C.
    Rodney”El Rod”Hale USMC PGR Brother
    Ron”I-Candy”Peterson USMC PGR Brother and R.C.

  2. Do not stand at my grave and weep
    I am not there.
    I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow.
    I am the diamond glints on snow.
    I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
    I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
    When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry;
    I am not there,,I did not die

  3. My Condolences go out to family and friends of USAF / USAFR Veteran, Rollin J. Picou may you rest in peace and may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  4. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Air Force – US Air Force Reserve Veteran, Airman 1st Class Rollin J. Picou. We thank you for your service to a grateful nation, may your family find peace in knowing you served proudly and comfort in the months to come. May you rest in peace for your mission is now complete. I salute you.

    Robert “Bob” White
    USA (Ret) 1SG
    Vietnam Era
    Jul 72 – Aug 94
    Ofallon, MO

    Riding in Memory of:
    F.C. White, Sr, Tec 5 USA, WWII (Father)
    G.A. Thompson, Pvt, USA, WWI (Grandpa)
    D.A. Thompson, MCPO, USN (Ret), Korea (Uncle)
    G.A. Thompson, Sgt, USMC, Korea (Uncle)
    L. Norris, Msgt, USAF (Ret), Vietnam (Uncle)

    Riding in Honor of:
    F.C. White, Jr, Ssgt USAF, Vietnam (Brother)
    F.C. White, III, Pfc, ARNG (Nephew)
    D.B. White, PO2, USN, Vietnam Era (Twin)

  5. I pray for comfort and spiritual healing for the family of a true American Hero. His service and sacrifice to preserve our freedoms will never be forgotten and for this I am thankful.
    “He will wipe every tear from their eyes. There will be no more death or mourning or crying or pain, for the old order of things has passed away.”
    Revelation 21:4

    Ricky Moceri
    State Chaplain
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Missouri

  6. It has been said “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, veterans don’t have that problem.” Slow hand salute to Rollin for his service to our great country. May you be proud, and take comfort, knowing that he really did make a difference.
    Al Colvin
    Old Army Viet Vet

  7. I would like to offer my sincere condolences and prayers for your lost. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring family and friends renewed strength in the difficult days ahead. Do not let your heart be troubled your faith will keep you strong.

  8. From my family to yours we send our sincerest condolences. We pray that you may find piece and comfort in this time of sorrow. May God wrap you in his arms and comfort you in this time of sorrow.

  9. I am sorry for the loss of your Loved one . I pray God will comfort , strengthen and bless you all as you go through this time of deep grief .
    I am thankful for Mr. Picou’s service and sacrifice for our nation in the US Air Force . He is ” Fallen ” Never Forgotten .
    Bobby
    USAF 67 – 71
    In God I Trust

  10. My wife and I wish to extend our condolences on your loss.

    We stand with feet planted firmly on rich soil knowing what freedom is. Because of our veterans, I am free to honor God and country without persecution. Where there is injustice, I am free to fight. Where there is silence, I am free to speak. Where there is hate, I am free to love.

    Your love one’s watch is over, may they rest peacefully in the arms of God.

    Bruce Berg, ISC, USN (Ret)

  11. My wife and I offer our deepest condolences to the family of an American Hero. His service and sacrifice to our country to preserve our freedom is not and will not be forgotten. I wish him Fair Winds and Following Seas. Your mission here is completed. Rest in peace, we have the watch!

    Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
    LCDR USN (Ret)

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