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Honor Mission
Vincent “Vince” O’Connor, Veteran
USANG, ARNG –
Mint Hill, North Carolina – 01-29-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

SHORT NOTICE: I just received a call from a close friend of mine whose father passed Sunday morning. Mr. Max Vincent “Vince” O’Connor, Jr. served in the Army National Guard for 3 yrs. and in the Active Reserves for another 5 yrs. The family would like for the Patriot Guard Riders to stand for Mr. O’Connor as he stood for us. Basic plans are as follows with full details to be determined.
This will be a two day, two part mission.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-29-19
Staging Time: 5:00 PM

McEwen Funeral Service
7428 Matthews-Mint Hill Rd
Mint Hill, North Carolina 28227
Map

Ride Captain:

Keith “Bypass Biker” Arbuckle
keith28025@hotmail.com
(704) 789-3400
Asst: Bobby Carey, bobcarey20@yahoo.com, (980) 475-4752

Special Instructions:

5:00 PM – Staging
5:15 PM – Briefing
5:30 PM – Establish Flag Line for Family Arrival
6:00 PM – Visitation Begins
8:00 PM – Visitation Ends
8:05 PM – Stand Down Flag Line and Leave Quietly
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 01-30-19
Staging Time: 1:00 PM

St. John Neumann Catholic Church
8451 Idlewild Rd
Charlotte, North Carolina 28227
Map

Ride Captain:

Keith “Bypass Biker” Arbuckle
keith28025@hotmail.com
(704) 789-3400 (Cell)
Asst: Bobby Carey, bobcarey20@yahoo.com, (980) 475-4752 (Cell)

Special Instructions:

1:00 PM – Staging.
1:15 PM – Mission Briefing.
1:30 PM – Establish Flag Line for Family Arrival.
2:00 PM – Funeral (Mass) Begins.
2:05 PM – Stand Down Flag Line.
2:15 PM – Escort Briefing (All participants required to attend).
2:30 PM – Escort to Sunset Memory Gardens, 8901 Lawyers Rd, Mint Hill, NC 28227.
2:50 PM – Arrive at Cemetery & Establish Flag Line
3:00 PM – Graveside Services Begin
3:30 PM – Graveside Service Concludes
3:35 PM – Depart Cemetery Quietly as a Unit (All together)
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Keith Arbuckle
Position: North Carolina Ride Captain

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January 29
End:
January 30
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Vincent “Vince” O’Connor Comment

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of Vincent “Vince” O’Connor. Rest in Peace, Hero.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    Sergeant (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

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