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Honor Mission
Ronald F. Block, Veteran
USAF –
St Peters, Missouri – 10-09-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Patriot Guard Riders, we have been invited to honor a revered member of the United States Military. The family of Ronald Francis Block has invited Patriot Guard Riders to stand a flag line of honor and respect. It will be our honor to do so. We will then escort their loved one to his final resting place in the Hallowed Grounds of Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for his final Military Honors. Hero Block served in the United States Air Force from August 1967 to August 1971. He earned the rank of Sgt (E4). Sgt Block was awarded the National Defense Service Medal and two others there were illegible. Thank you, Mr. Block, from a grateful Nation. Your faithful dedication to serve the United States of America is deeply appreciated, and will never be forgotten.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 10-09-19
Staging Time: 09:30 AM

Newcomer Funeral Home
837 Mid Rivers Mall Drive
St Peters, Missouri 63376
Map

Ride Captain:

Joseph “Mustang” Bilodeau
joseph1918@aol.com
(636) 577-4767

Special Instructions:

Stage/Mission Brief: 9:30
We will stand a Flag Line for the arrival of his family.
Flag Line from 9:45 to 10:30.
Escort at 10:30 to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery for an 11:30 slot.
Weather forecast is partly sunny with a high of 71F.
Temperature at mission time is expected to be in the low 60s. 0% chance of rain. Dress appropriately.
Flags and Support by Dennis Kluge.
Cages are always welcome. Remember to Hydrate.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Joseph Bilodeau
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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October 9, 2019
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9 Comments

  1. My condolences for the loss of your loved one. Be Proud of your loved one for their service and sacrifices they have made to preserve our Country’s Freedom. Stand down and rest in eternal peace,your mission is complete.
    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.
    Ride Captain Patriot Guard
    Montgomery City, Mo.
    Riding In Memory of My Wife Judy Griffith
    Patriot Guard Rider 1/05/2010 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:
    Sfc Mark Schroeder USANG PGR Brother and R.C.
    Rodney”ElRod”Hale USMC PGR Brother
    Ron”I-Candy”Peterson USMC PGR Brother and R.C.

  2. When we lose a loved one one here on earth, we gain an angel in heaven that watches over us.
    Our most sincere condolences to you.

  3. 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)

  4. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Air Force, Vietnam Era Veteran, Sergeant Ronald F Block. 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 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.

  6. 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 very difficult time .
    I am thankful for Mr . Block’s service and sacrifice in the US Air Force . He is ” Fallen Never Forgotten ” . May he Rest In Peace .
    Bobby
    USAF
    67-71
    In God I Trust

  7. 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)

  8. My Condolences go out to family and friends of USAF Veteran, Ronald F. Block may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  9. From my family to yours… I pray your family and friends will find peace, during this time of sorrow in the loss of this US Air Force veteran. Our nation is grateful for your honorable service. Your service and sacrifice to our country should never be forgotten. We now stand for you as you once stood for us.

    Neil Hill “Nitehawk”
    USAF 1974-1978
    Riding in memory of…
    James “Bud” Hill, US Army… Brother
    SFC Mark Schroeder, US Army (RET)… PGR Brother & RC
    Rodney “El Rod” Hale, USMC… PGR Brother
    Ron “I-Candy” Peterson, USMC… PGR Brother & RC

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