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    Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    This is the final itinerary for the
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    Mission to Honor
    HAROLD DEAN LEGGETT (83)
    UNITED STATES AIR FORCE (RETIRED)
    March 9, 2014
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    Born: July 11, 1930
    Deceased: March 5, 2014


    His family has requested that the PGR attend his services. The Mission is a 'go' and all contacts have been made. Mr. Leggett attended Texas Tech, and after graduating he entered the Air Force, retiring in 1974 as a Lt. Colonel. After his military career he attended Southeastern Oklahoma in Durant, Oklahoma, where he received his teaching certificate. He then worked as a teacher in the Denison, Texas Schools.

    Services: 2 PM Sunday, March 9th at First United Methodist Church, 202 N. Main, Bogata, Texas. Instructions regarding movement to the cemetery will be given by the Ride Captain.

    Staging: at the church from 12:45 to 1:00 PM with a riders meeting at 1:15. All new members are requested to sign a PGR Release of Liability prior to Flag Line. Please remain flexible as to the requirements of the mission (SEMPER GUMBY).

    Mission: Flag Line, Escort, Taps, Folding and presenting the Flag.

    Map link staging area: http://tinyurl.com/l6quu74

    Ride Captain: James Short


    Phone: 903.249.0184 Email Address: jshort2b@yahoo.com
    Flag Captain: James Watson

    Phone: 903.517.9059 Email Address: dadburnitjames@yahoo.com

    Weather Report: High 55 and mostly cloudy. Please remember to hydrate, including the night before.

    ALL GROUPS, CLUBS, INDEPENDENTS, ETC. ARE WELCOME. The only prerequisite is RESPECT. Also remember, you do not have to ride a motorcycle to join in. The flag line is open to all who wish to participate.

    Stand tall and silent as you honor this fallen veteran and his family. Please ride/drive safely and defensively. And thanks again for your participation.




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    In loving memory of my brother Charles Randall Knight, USA
    In memory of my best friend Steve Davis, USA, Vietnam Veteran
    In memory of best friend Roger Roach.

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    My wife and I wish extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, USAF (Ret), Lt.Col Harold D. Leggett. 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.
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    We extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of hero LtCol (RET) Harold Dean Leggett. May he forever be at rest in the loving arms of the Lord. We appreciate his brave service defending our freedom. Although he will be missed, he will never be forgotten.

    Curtis & Janet Spivey

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    It's with great sorrow we say goodby to all our great Heros. Our hearts are heavy with the loss of those who stood and fought for our country. Be proud and strong in his beliefs. God bless and may he rest in peace.
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, USAF (RET) Veteran. Thank you for your service to our country and may God Bless you and your family in their time of need. Rest in peace your duty here on earth is done.
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    Went to Nam as strangers and came home brothers.
    Riding in memory of my brother James W. Owen USAAC, WWII.

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    Our condolences to the friends and family of Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Your loss is our loss and we share that burden. We now stand the flag line and ride in honor of his service to this great nation.
    I have no problem with growing older as I know too many who did not have that opportunity.

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time

    May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

    May your memories of Harold Dean Leggett, give you peace, comfort and strength…


    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is complete.

    I thank you for your service and my Freedom

    You will not be forgotten. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of.....

    Lt. Col. Harold Dean Leggett
    , “Are True American Heroes” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †
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    American Flag Line outside a Funeral Home, A Hero is inside.

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    May You Rest in God's Arms, Warrior.
    S. Roger "Goose" Dollinger, SRC.
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    My Wife and I offer our sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this True American Warrior.

    We stand in spirit with our fellow Patriot Guard Riders as they Honor this Warrior.

    We want to thank you for the sacrifices you made to preserve our nation’s freedom.

    The long nights, lonely days, times of fear, often going unnoticed by those who enjoy the freedom given to us by those who serve.

    May your memories of your loved one give you peace, comfort, and strength.

    A Grateful Nation thanks you for your service and sacrifices for our country. Stand down and rest now in the arms of our Lord your work on earth is done

    Bob “GrampyBob” Griffith
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    My sincere condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Lt Col(Ret) Harold Dean Leggett. May your faith give you strength. May your memories give you comfort. May GOD'S love give you peace.
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    Leave the rest to God.

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    My wife and I send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this veteran. Know that you are in our prayers and in the Lords hands. Thank You for your loved ones service to our great nation.

    So receive him in the Lord with all joy; and honor such men. Philippians 2--29

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    My husband and I send our deepest condolences to the family and friends of this Veteran.
    Know that you are in our prayers and in the Lords hands. Thank you for your loved ones service to our Great Nation.

    With deepest respect, gratitude, and sympathy.
    Becca Landick (PGR #43754, 06/29/2006)
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    Riding in memory and honor of my Father, TM1 Robert D. Heckert, USN (Ret) (WWII), Purple Heart recipient, 1924-1998

    Riding in memory and honor of CDR Rick A. Spon, USN (Ret), dear friend and PGR Brother, 1951-2009

    There is no greater honor than to respect those who have shown the strongest, most generous, and proudest of all virtues...COURAGE.

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    Rest in Peace...HERO.
    ALL GAVE SOME, SOME GAVE ALL.

    They may take my LIFE, but they will NEVER take my FREEDOM!

    "It is accomplished by the few for the many - FREEDOM!" Harley Harrold

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    Riding in memory of the Vietnam War, that it will NOT be repeated.

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    May our American Hero Harold Rest in Honored Eternal Peace.
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    Thank you for your service.
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    Prayers outbound for the family . Thank you for your service to our country . Rest in Peace .
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    Sadly, another American hero has departed this life, and will be greatly missed by family and friends. I offer to them my heartfelt condolences, and trust God will grant them the comfort they seek in the days ahead. I want to thank Harold Dean Leggett for taking a stand for freedom…thank you for reminding us there is a higher calling; America is a great nation because of patriots like you.
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    My sincere condolences and prayers to family and friends of Lt.Col. Harold Dean Leggett, U.S. Air Force (Retired). Lt.Col. Leggett, I am forever grateful for your service to our country. Your service and sacrifices will not be forgotten. You are a "TRUE AMERICAN HERO". May you Forever Rest in Peace.
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    Rest easy LTC Harold Dean Leggett, USAF(Ret).
    Thank you for your service.
    God Bless You and your family.
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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    Rest In Peace Veteran.
    "Eyes on the olive branch, but arrows at the ready."

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    Re: SHORT NOTICE - Lt Col Harold Dean Leggett, 83, USAF (RET), Bogata, TX, 09 MAR 14

    Today we sadly mourn the loss of another American Hero. My deepest and heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of this great American. We pray you rest in eternal peace. We owe you an un-payable debt of gratitude. Thank you for the life that you lived, the sacrifices you made and the service you selflessly gave to our great country.
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