register_button


Results 1 to 23 of 23
  1. #1
    Assistant State Captain Pa Dutchman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Oviedo, Fl
    Posts
    2,643

    John Christi Thomas, Veteran, USN, USNR - Vietnam, Umatilla, Florida - 19 May 2018

    Memorial Mission

    John Christi Thomas, Veteran
    USN USNR - Vietnam
    Umatilla, Florida - 19 May 2018


    ABOUT THE MISSION:
    The family of Seaman John Christi Thomas, 71, has graciously requested the Patriot Guard Riders' presence as they show their final respects.

    John faithfully served his country in the U.S. Navy and Naval Reserve.

    Upon completion of his service, John received an honorable discharge and during his time in service, awarded the National Defense Service Medal and the Vietnam Service Medal. No further military information is available.

    Please bring your 3 X 5 American flags and stand in honor and respect for our hero and his family.

    Please hydrate.

    PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 19 May 2018
    Primary Staging Time: 10:00 A.M.
    First Baptist Church of Umatilla
    550 Hartfield Drive
    Umatilla, Florida - 32784
    https://goo.gl/AJoDrq

    Ride Captain:
    Robert "Buffalo Bob" Collet, Jr.
    buffalobobusa2@gmail.com
    386-717-3945

    Special Instructions:
    10:15 a.m. Brief
    11:00 a.m. Service

    Flags & Water:
    Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
    Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
    Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.


    Submitted By: Bernie Conner
    Position: Assistant State Captain

    Note:
    You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a Veteran to join and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To join, simply go to www.PatriotGuard.org and click on Register. Membership is Free.

    To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Mission Tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to Missions option.
    Last edited by Remagen; 05-17-2018 at 06:43 AM.

  2. #2
    National Mission Contrl Team JoeLouis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Location
    Jacksonville, AR
    Posts
    874
    My sincere condolences to the family and friends of our fallen Hero. May the memories of your loved one provide you comfort in this time of sorrow.
    Thank you for your service Patriot. Rest in Peace.
    Joe Maglie
    TSgt, USAF (Ret)
    PGR National Moderator

    Standing for all that took the oath, because they have earned it.

  3. #3
    Ride Captain
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    Lakewood, CO
    Posts
    5,186
    I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of John Christi Thomas, US Navy and USNR Vietnam Veteran. During this most difficult time, I pray you peace. I will forever be grateful for his service, sacrifice, and dedication to our country. Rest easy now, Sir...those you have left behind to carry on without you have the watch. Welcome home...
    Kathy "Rat" Goldstein
    Ride Captain - Colorado
    State Captain (Ret)
    ratkatgold@comcast.net



    To those whose duty it is to protect and preserve the freedom of the people of this country, I most humbly thank you.

  4. #4
    Registered User mcpojjb's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2011
    Location
    Hudson, FL
    Posts
    4,153
    My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of John Christi Thomas. Rest in Peace, Hero.
    JJ Bishop

    Sergeant, Henrico County, VA Police (Ret.)
    MCPO, USCGR (Ret.)
    Blue Knights VA III
    American Legion Riders Post 335
    Henrico FOP Lodge# 4

    mcpojjb@tampabay.rr.com

  5. #5
    Ride Captain mailman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2006
    Location
    Zephyrhills, Florida
    Posts
    138,859
    Rest In Peace Veteran.
    "Eyes on the olive branch, but arrows at the ready."

    Jim
    "mailman"
    US Army 1970 - 1972

  6. #6
    Registered User sig22's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Tampa Bay, Fl - Florida State Captain (Retired)
    Posts
    7,498
    I send my sincere condolences to the family and friends of US Navy Veteran John Christian Thomas. May the Lord comfort you in the difficult days ahead.

    Godspeed Sir.....may your smile illuminate the heavens, may your spirit be a comfort to those who knew and loved you, and may your memory live forever as a testament to patriotism, love, and peace.
    Bobbie Bilotta
    Sig22@patriotguard.org
    Blue Star Mothers of America-Greater Tampa Bay Chapter

    RIDING IN LOVING MEMORY OF MY BROTHERS AND SISTERS:
    PGR FL Senior Ride Captain Leonard "Taz" Leary - 20 APR 17
    PGR FL Member Mark "MarkShark" Michael - 12 AUG 13
    PGR FL Ride Captain Alan "Papa" Neuville - 25 DEC 12
    PGR FL Member, PBHOG Member, USAF Vietnam Veteran, and friend Jim Loudy - 22 JUL 12
    PGR FL Member and very dear friend MaeLyne "Sidecar Sally" Swofford - 13 Aug 11
    PGR AL/GA Ride Captain and Past National Executive Director Bill "Snap" Lines - 26 JAN 10
    PGR TN member and friend John "SmokyMtnSporty" Deniakis - 09 JUN 08
    PGR GA Ride Captain (Ret) Mike "Deltoid" Bland - 22 FEB 2008
    PGR FL Senior Ride Captain Jack "Jacklok" Loken - 20 OCT 2007

    Always in our thoughts....Forever in our hearts

  7. #7
    Ride Captain Goofy2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2007
    Location
    Leesburg,Florida
    Posts
    13,234
    Rest In Peace Hero.
    Doyle Gene "goofy" Schwab
    U.S.Navy Veteran 1960-1966
    PGR Ride Captain

  8. #8
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Leesburg, Fl
    Posts
    1,525
    RIP Hero
    George,
    Your humble brother honored to be standing for you.

  9. #9
    Ride Captain
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Polk City, FL
    Posts
    789
    My sincere condolences to the family of this True American Hero. Rest in Peace my Brother, we have the watch.
    David E. "CanDo" Olmstead
    CDR, USN (RET)
    1966-1991

    "For those who fought for it, Freedom has a flavor the protected will never know."

  10. #10
    Registered User SurfaceWarrior's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    Crestview, FL
    Posts
    20,460
    It is with heavy heart that I offer sincere condolences to the family of an American Hero.

    May the memories of your Hero carry you through the days and years to come.

    Rest in Peace My Brother…

    And as we of the United States Navy would say… Fair Winds and Following Seas, we now have the Watch…
    Nick 'Mustang' Young
    LCDR USN/USNR(RET)
    Retired FL Assistant State Captain
    Former FL/MS Ride Captain
    Crestview, FL

    USS John F. Kennedy (CV-67)
    USS Flatley (FFG-21)
    USS Oliver Hazard Perry (FFG-7)
    USS Gunston Hall (LSD-44)
    USN/USNR Retired

    Riding in Memory of:
    JOCS Nicholas P. Young, Sr. USN (Ret)
    Father and Hero (Korea and Vietnam)
    MGST Joseph Young USA (Ret)
    Uncle
    AVCM Mike Burn USN (Ret)
    FLASC, Friend

    Standing By to Render Honors...

    God Bless America and The Troops

  11. #11
    Registered User Military Sniper's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Location
    OFallon, MO
    Posts
    58,938
    My wife and I wish to extend our sincere condolences to the family and friends of this true American Hero, USN-USNR, Viet Nam War Veteran, John Christi Thomas. 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.
    ​Riding in honor of:

    F.C. White, Sr. Tec 5, US Army, WWII (Father)
    F.C. White, Jr. SSgt, US Air Force, Viet Nam (Brother)
    D.B. White Petty Officer 2nd Class, US Navy Seabee, Viet Nam Era Vet (Twin)
    "We Build/We Fight", "Seabee's Can Do"
    D. Thompson, Master Chief Petty Officer, US Navy (Ret), Korean War (Uncle)
    G. Thompson, Jr. Private, US Army, WWII (Uncle)
    G. Thompson, Private, US Army, WWI (Grandpa)



    R.W. White (AKA) "Bob White"
    US Army (Ret)
    1SG
    Jul 72 - Aug 94

  12. #12
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Mar 2014
    Location
    De Leon Springs, Florida
    Posts
    277
    Our deepest condolences to the family of an American Hero. We are forever grateful for his service to our Nation. Rest in Honored peace.

    Robert J. "Buffalo Bob" Collet Jr.
    Ride Capt. Fla. PGR
    Road Capt ALR Post 255
    Riding in Honor and Memory of Robert J. Collet Sgt. USA WWII

  13. #13
    Registered User
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    United States
    Posts
    1,523
    Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!











    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  14. #14
    Assistant State Captain Pa Dutchman's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Location
    Oviedo, Fl
    Posts
    2,643
    My condolences to the Family and Friends of John Thomas.
    Bernie ( Dutchman) Conner
    Asst. State Captain
    Standing for all that served.

  15. #15
    Ride Captain useless's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2008
    Location
    Ocala, Florida
    Posts
    33,360
    My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, you will not be forgotten.

  16. #16
    Ride Captain Lucky1951's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2006
    Location
    EUSTIS, FLORIDA
    Posts
    1,944
    RIP John , thank you for your service , Amen .
    Senior Ride Captain, Proud to be an AMERICAN . Proud to had Served .Proud to show Respect for those who Serve . USAF 71 - 75 APSq 438th , USAFR 76 - 80 APSq 914th

  17. #17
    Ride Captain lakeland_lobo's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2007
    Location
    Lakeland, FL
    Posts
    44,085
    My deepest sympathy and prayers are with you. May God continue to give you peace and strength in this most difficult of times. I pray that you will find comfort and solace in your memories and with friends and family around you.
    We fought a revolution. We won the revolution. We wrote the Constitution.
    The constitution doesn’t grant power, it keeps the government off our backs.


    Ron "Smokey" Wasmuth
    US Air Force 1962 - 1966
    Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1040 (Life member), Vietnam Veterans of Brevard (Life member), American Legion Post 4 (Lakeland)

  18. #18
    Ride Captain Poppa Joe's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2006
    Location
    Valdosta Georgia
    Posts
    4,509
    A hero has fallen. It is time for us to mourn their passing, secure in the knowledge that their service and sacrifice shall not be forgotten. Miz Alice and I mourn with their family and friends, knowing that they will find peace in the arms of the Lord
    Willie "Poppa Joe" Black
    Georgia Ride Captain

  19. #19
    Registered User fiddler892's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2014
    Location
    Corfu, NY
    Posts
    36,772
    My sincere condolences to the family and friends of this American Hero, a grateful nation mourns your loss. Find peace, strength and comfort in the knowledge that your fallen hero gave unselfishly of themselves in order to keep us all free and safe. Your brave warrior will never be forgotten. Thank you for sharing your loved one with all of us, their sense of duty and honor will live on for generations to come. God Bless you our Hero for a job well done.Stand down and rest in peace.




    As I sit in Heaven, and watch you every day,
    I try to let you know with signs, I never went away.
    I hear you when you're laughing, and watch you while you sleep,
    I even place my arms around you, to calm you as you weep.
    I see you wish the days away, begging to have me home,
    So I try to send you signs, so you know you are not alone.
    Don't feel guilty that you have life, that was denied to me,
    Heaven is truly beautiful, just you wait and see.
    So live your life, laugh again, enjoy yourself, be free,
    Then I know with every breath you take, you'll be taking one for me.
    Rev. Rick Hensel
    PGR NY Reg. 1

    Standing in honor of:
    My Son, Staff Sgt. Christopher Hensel, USA (AD), Korea, OIF, OEF
    My Step Son, PO1 Ralph Clarke, USN (R)
    In memory of:
    My Father, Frederick (Red) Hensel Sr., NY National Guard
    My Cousin, Richard Hensel, USA, Korea
    My Cousin, Sgt Edward Hensel, USA, Honor Guard, Arlington National Cemetery
    My Uncle, Donald Hensel, USA, Korea
    My Uncle, Harold Hensel, USA, WWII
    My Uncle, Sgt William (Bill) Hensel, USA, WWII

  20. #20
    Registered User Hotwheel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Cisco, TX
    Posts
    39,978
    A hero has fallen. It is time for us to mourn their passing, secure in the
    knowledge that their service and sacrifice shall not be forgotten. We mourn
    with their family and friends, knowing that they will find peace in the arms
    of the Lord.
    Hero, your watch is done, you can stand down now. We now have the watch.


    POW-MIA's you are not forgotten.


    "Hotwheel," Cisco, Texas


    In memory of :
    SGT. Ralph D. Woods Jr. USA Korea
    Crew Chief Eddy J. Pearman USAAC/USAF Korea
    Radio Operator Duane Duncan USMC Vietnam

  21. #21
    Registered User Billboy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Webster, Fl.
    Posts
    27,964
    My Condolences go out to family and friends of US Navy USNR Vietnam Veteran, John Thomas may you rest in peace and God be with you, Thank you for your service.

  22. #22
    Ride Captain handybmp's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2013
    Location
    Bushnell, Florida
    Posts
    979
    As our Brother John answers his final call to duty from the Great Commander in the Heavens, may his soul have peace and rest. His duty is to forever watch over his loved ones at the Great Commanders side.
    My you find peace and comfort at this time and realize that your Hero is not gone but waiting to be reunited with those he loves.
    May he find fair winds and following seas! RIP HERO
    Brian 'CAN DO' Parker
    U.S. Navy SeaBee Builder (Ret.)
    Standing for Those That Stood for Us

  23. #23
    I would like to offer my sincere condolences and prayers to the family during this time of sorrow. Thanks for your service and sacrifice to our country. May, you rest in peace in the home that Jesus has prepared for you
    In my Father's house are many mansions: if it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you.
    John 14: 2

    Standing in Honor of all who have served our country.

    William T. Castleberry- father US NAVY
    Wesly B. Castleberry---brother US ARMY 27 years retired
    Melanie Castleberry—niece US ARMY
    Herbert Castleberry—uncle US NAVY WWII
    Gerald Castleberry—uncle US NAVY WWII
    Arlie Castleberry – uncle US ARMY-AIR FORCE WWII
    Scott Castleberry
    Thomasville, Ga.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •