PVT Thomas Newton Olive, Veteran
USA, USMC – Vietnam
Benton, Arkansas – 04-02-20
ABOUT THE MISSION:
PVT Thomas Newton Olive, 70, was born 24 Aug 1949 in England Arkansas. He joined the US Marine Corps on Aug. 6, 1969 and served until 5 Aug 1971, including 11 mo. of overseas duty in Vietnam. His last duty assignment was with the Hq. Btry, 1st. Bn. 10th MAR.Div FMF. CLNC. His awards include: Purple Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnamese Service Medal W/1 Star, Vietnamese Campaign Medal W/Device, combat Action Ribbon. He had also served in the US Army following but those records could not be located. Mr Olive owned several successful service stations and towing services including Metro Towing and Recovery. He lived his life for his children and grandchildren, Family was important to him and he would do anything for them. He is survived by two sons, two grandsons, one granddaughter, one great grandson, nieces and nephews, and many friends. It will be an Honor to stand with Respect for this Hero’s Service to our country.
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 04-02-20
Staging Time: 12:30 PM
Smith- Rosemont Cemetery
1010 Military Road
Benton, Arkansas 72015
Richard “ Pa Pa G “ Gentry
Staging: 12:30 PM. in the Military Section of the cemetery.
Briefing: 12:45 PM
Respect Line: 1:00 PM / Or AS the Coach arrives with cremains
Flag line: 1:50 PM FOR 2:00 PM Grave side Service Only.
Note: The PGR has been asked to perform Military Honors and present 4 Flags, along with the PGR Presentation.
PGR PRESENCE IS NEEDED, AND PLEASE POST CONDOLENCES.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Richard Gentry
Position: Arkansas Ride Captain
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