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Honor Mission
William “Bill” Russell Wright, Veteran, PGR
USA USAF – WWII, Korea
Dayton, Tennessee – 09-12-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

Tennessee and America has lost another of our greatest generation. The family of William “Bill” Russell Wright, 90, of Hixon, TN has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to Honor their loved one with a Silent Flag Line and escort to his final place of rest. Mr. Bill,2/6/30 to 8/23/20 joined the Army Air Corp using a fake ID before he was 18. Once discovered, he was discharged from the Army. He soon turned 18 and joined the Air Force. After his military service was over he became a US Mail Carrier. Bill was an unofficial mentor to everyone in the PGR. He set the standard for how to carry yourself with honor and dignity. He will be missed! Mr. Bill stood for us and now it is Our time to stand for him.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 09-12-20
Staging Time: 10:00am

Vanderwall Funeral Home
164 Maple St.
Dayton, Tennessee 37321

Ride Captain:

Scott Hall 706-463-1247
Jim Dvorak 423-883-2212
Sonny Mason 423-596-1774
Dustin Shankles 423-710-4224
Michael Suggs 423-595-8684

Special Instructions:

Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 09-12-20
Staging Time: 10:30am

Rhea Memorial Gardens
Rhea County Hwy
Dayton, Tennessee 37321

Ride Captain:

Scott Hall 706-463-1247
Jim Dvorak 423-883-2212
Sonny Mason 423-596-1774
Dustin Shankles 423-710-4224
Michael Suggs 423-595-8684

Special Instructions:

Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Thonda Farmer
Position: Tennessee Assistant State Captain

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Date:
September 7
Time:
12:00 am
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William “Bill” Russell Wright Comment

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of our PGR Brother. May He Rest in Peace.

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

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