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William “Bill” John Caskanett

Honor Mission
William “Bill” John Caskanett, Veteran
Ironton, Missouri – 05-20-20


The family of US Army Veteran PFC William “Bill” John Caskanett (86) has requested the Patriot Guard Riders for the final mission of their loved one.  Bill served his country from 1951-1952 before being honorably discharged early due to failing eyesight. He is survived by his wife, 6 children, 15 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Staging Time: 11:45 am

Coles Funeral Home
210 E Reynolds St.
Ironton, Missouri 63650

Ride Captain:

Don “Wolfhound” Wynn

Special Instructions:

11:45 AM: Ride meeting and establish flag line.
12 PM – 1 PM: Service with flag line.
1:00 PM:  Immediately following service full miltary honors will be rendered at the funeral home.  NO ESCORT.  Support:Teresa “Smilz” Barnhouse.
Weather: 70° 40% chance of shower.  Travel/dress accordingly.  Cages always welcome.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Dave Beck
Position: Missouri State Captain

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7 Comments To "William “Bill” John Caskanett"

#1 Comment By GrampyBob On May 18, 2020 @ 11:07 am

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.

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”ElRod”Hale USMC PGR Brother
Ron”I-Candy”Peterson USMC PGR Brother and R.C.

#2 Comment By Joseph Bilodeau On May 18, 2020 @ 1:25 pm

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

#3 Comment By Billie Hill On May 18, 2020 @ 2:10 pm

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.

Riding in honor of my brother
Robert J Hill. U.S.M.C
Riding in honor of my wife’s brother
Charles B Dupree. U.S.M.C

#4 Comment By Robert W. White On May 18, 2020 @ 3:04 pm

My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army Veteran, Private First Class (PFC) William John Caskanett. 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 Comment By Ricky Moceri On May 18, 2020 @ 7:42 pm

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

#6 Comment By John Faul On May 18, 2020 @ 8:34 pm

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.

#7 Comment By bobbybreuer On May 19, 2020 @ 1:17 am

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. Caskanett’s service and sacrifice for our nation in the US Army . He is ” Fallen ” Never Forgotten .
USAF 67 – 71