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SSgt Willie Bruce Williams, 80, USAF (Ret), Vietnam veteran, Austin, TX, 03 AUG 2017
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Posted on 08/02/2017 09:05

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UPDATE: Name of church has changed though the location has not.

Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the funeral service for SSgt Willie Bruce Williams. SSgt Williams served 26 years in the US Air Force, leaving the service as a Staff Sergeant. He is a Vietnam veteran as well.

Information about his life can be found here:

Date/Time: Thursday, 03 August 2017. Funeral service at 10 am.

Location: Alpha Seventh Day Adventist Church, 3016 East 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723. We will stage at the church. Note: Church location is the same, but the name of the church has been updated.

Map link: https://goo.gl/ma...8HFEHe7JE2

8:50 am 9:20 am- Staging
9:20 am - Briefing
9:30 am - Flag line

Wx: Hi 95 deg, partly cloudy

Notes: Bring two bottles of water for yourself and one for a friend. This is a flag line only at the church. After the service begins we will strike the flag line and depart quietly. Centex PGR will participate in the 1 pm interment service at CTSVC.

Ride Captain: Keith Longacre, , (512) 751-8955
Flag Wrangler: Don Ferguson

Please attend this mission to honor this airman's long and loyal service to our country.
Edited by markwells on 08/02/2017 09:14
Mark Wells
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Posted on 08/03/2017 13:42

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Dodging rain to get there, 8 members & new member Paul, stood a flag line to honor Mr. William's long service. Thanks to Don F for the flags & to RC trainee Jimmy C for the briefing.
Please keep Don in your prayers as his biopsy came back as positive for throat cancer.
YBIC, Keith "To the world U might B 1 person, But to 1 person, U just might B the world."
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