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Honor Mission
William T. Hughes, Veteran
USA –
Mehlville, Missouri – 06-04-20

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The family of William T. Hughes has requested the PGR to stand a flag line in honor of his service to our country. Hero Hughes served in the United States Army from 1954-1956 and earned the National Defense Service Medal, Army Occupation Medal (Germany), and Good Conduct Medal. A grateful nation thanks William Hughes for protecting and preserving the freedoms and liberties we enjoy to this day. Your dedication and sacrifice for your country shall not go unnoticed.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-04-20
Staging Time: 08:45 AM

Kutis South County Chapel
5255 Lemay Ferry Rd.
Mehlville, Missouri 63129

Ride Captain:

John Weber
314.504.1150
weberjj@sbcglobal.net
Flag Support- Mike “Moose” Hanewinkel

Special Instructions:

08:45-Ride Meeting with Flag Line to follow
09:30- Escort to Assumption Catholic Church for 10:00 mass (4725 Mattis Rd.)
At the conclusion of mass, escort to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: John Weber
Position: Missouri Ride Captain

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June 4
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12 Comments

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

  2. My wife and I wish to extend our condolences on your loss.

    We stand with feet planted firmly on rich soil knowing what freedom is. Because of our veterans, I am free to honor God and country without persecution. Where there is injustice, I am free to fight. Where there is silence, I am free to speak. Where there is hate, I am free to love.

    Your love one’s watch is over, may they rest peacefully in the arms of God.

    Bruce Berg, ISC, USN (Ret)

  3. 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.

    Bob”GrampyBob”Griffith
    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.

  4. Do not stand at my grave and weep
    I am not there.
    I do not sleep.
    I am a thousand winds that blow.
    I am the diamond glints on snow.
    I am the sunlight on ripened grain.
    I am the gentle autumn’s rain.
    When you awaken in the morning’s hush,
    I am the swift uplifting rush
    Of quiet birds in circled flight.
    I am the soft stars that shine at night.
    Do not stand at my grave and cry;
    I am not there.
    I did not die.

  5. Nancy and I send our sincere condolences on the loss of your loved one, and an American Hero. A grateful Nation thanks United States Army veteran William T. Hughes for his courage to serve our country and to protect and preserve the freedoms we enjoy to this day. It is an honor to stand for you today, as you once stood for all of us.
    ” My Father’s house has many rooms; if that were not so, would I have told you that I am going there to prepare a place for you? And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come back and take you to be with me that you also may be where I am. You know the way to the place where I am going.”
    John 14:2-4

    John Weber
    Missouri Ride Captain
    Patriot Guard Riders

  6. 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
    LCDR USN (Ret)

  7. My Condolences go out to family and friends of US Army Veteran, William T. Hughes may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  8. 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
    Rodney “El Rod” Hale, USMC… PGR Brother
    Ron “I-Candy” Peterson, USMC… PGR Brother & RC

  9. It has been said “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, veterans don’t have that problem.” Slow hand salute to William for his service to our great country. May you be proud, and take comfort, knowing that he really did make a difference.
    Al Colvin
    Old Army Viet Vet

  10. My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, US Army Veteran, William T. Hughes. 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)

  11. My deepest Condolences for your loss. I pray for you and your family wishing you strength for today and spiritual guidance for tomorrow.
    Thank You Veteran William Hughes for your service to protect this country, and for my Freedoms. You will not be forgotten.
    Rich “Poor Man” Harden
    Patriot Guard Riders

  12. 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.

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