John Leon Blair, Retired
USN - WWII, Korea, Vietnam
MULTI-CITY, Oklahoma - 20 Apr 2017
ABOUT THE MISSION:
Extremely Short Notice - 20 April 17 John Leon Blair USN/WWII/Korea/Vietnam Veteran-Lawton, Ok.
The family of US Navy veteran John Leon Blair, better known as “Shanghai Jack”, has ask the Patriot Guard to help honor their loved one.
Right after graduating high school, John enlisted in the United States Navy in July 1943. He served during World War II, Korea, and Vietnam. During his 34 years of service he served on 21 different ships.
Funeral mass will be held Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 11:00 am at Holy Family Catholic Church.
Burial with full military honors will be held at Fort Sill National Cemetery, Elgin, under direction of Whinery-Huddleston Funeral Service.
Date: Thursday 20 April 2017
Holy Family Catholic Church
1010 NW 82nd St
Mandatory Briefing: 10:15
Flag Line: 10:30
KSU: Following service
Escort to Fort Sill National Cemetery
2648 Jake Dunn Rd.
Weather: Partly Cloudy, High of 76
PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 20 Apr 2017
- Primary Staging Time: 10:00 A.M.
- Holy Family Catholic Church
1010 NW 82nd St
- Lawton, Oklahoma - 73505
- Ride Captain:
- Jerry (Shepard) Wilson
- Special Instructions:
- Flags & Water:
- Flags Will Be Provided
- If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
- Water will be provided.
Submitted By: Billy Hope
Position: Assistant State Captain
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