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Honor Mission
Walter Raleigh Sheppard, Jr., Veteran
USA – Korea
Hendersonville, North Carolina – 02-24-19

ABOUT THE MISSION:

We have been asked by the family of Cpl Walter R. Sheppard, Jr. to stand for him as he once stood for us and the Patriot Guard will be honored to do so. Cpl Sheppard served in the US Army from June 1950 – June 1954. He served in Germany as an infantryman. He was awarded a Good Conduct Medal with 2 loops, Army Occupation Medal – Germany, Nat’l Defense Medal. After his service he came home, married, had a family and several patents. He was a member of the Elks, American Legion and VFW. He leaves behind 2 sons, 4 daughters and a number of grand and great-grand children.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 02-24-19
Staging Time: 5:15 PM

Jackson Funeral Home
1101 Greenville Hwy
Hendersonville, North Carolina 28792

Ride Captain:

Dave Hensley, Mountain District
828-388-1399
dhansley2@yahoo.com

Special Instructions:

Will stage at 5:15 PM
Flag line established at 5:30
Maintain flag line for visitation from 6:00 – 8:00 PM
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: 02-25-19
Staging Time: 1:15 PM

Western Carolina Veterans Cemetery
962 Old US 70
Black Mountain, North Carolina 28711

Ride Captain:

Dave Hensley, Mtn District
828-388-1399
dhensley2@yahoo.com

Special Instructions:

Stage 1:15 PM
Flag Line 1:30
Will maintain flag line until service at 2:00 PM
Will reestablish flag line at conclusion of service and render honors for burial.
lags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Daniel Palmer
Position: North Carolina Ride Captain

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February 24
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