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Lee Ray Clinard, 95, US Army, WWII veteran, Gause, TX, 02 FEB 2019
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Posted on 01/30/2019 20:39

Posts: 768
Joined: 24.02.09

Confirmed mission: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to participate in the memorial service for Mr. Lee Ray Clinard. Mr. Clinard was in the US Army from 1943 to 1946. He is a WWII veteran having served in the Philippines and Japan. He left the service as a PFC.

This is a Centex PGR mission. We are having an Austin area staging to help honor Mr. Clinard whose remaining family is his granddaughter.

No obituary has been posted.

Date/Time: Saturday, 02 February 2019. Service begins at 11 am.

Service Location: Gause Full Gospel Church, 14069 US Hwy 79, Gause, TX 77857.
map link: https://goo.gl/ma...gVYwVKyV52

Austin area staging location:
Rosa's Cafe. 2111 E Palm Valley Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78664. Rosa's has delicious and affordable breakfasts for those wishing to have some eats before departure.
map link: https://goo.gl/ma...hv3w2hdz12

7:30 - 8:30 am - Staging
8:30 am - Briefing
8:40 am - KSU for the approx. 1 hour ride east on 79 to the church.

Wx: Hi 70 deg, Cloudy skies with some morning fog. Slight chance of a rain shower.

Notes: Arrive fed, fueled, and hydrated. Bring a bottle of water for yourself and one for a friend. This mission is a flag line only at the church. Upon arrival at the church we will fall under the direction of the Centex ride captain.

Ride Captain: Keith Longacre, , (512) 751-8955
Flag Wrangler: Centex PGR

Please attend to honor and show gratitude for this WWII veteran's brave service many years ago.
Edited by markwells on 01/30/2019 20:50
Mark Wells
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Posted on 01/30/2019 23:14

Posts: 166
Joined: 05.03.09

If U eat at Rosa's, be sure to ask for military or senior discount. Breakfast here is fast & very economical. Coffee is only 99 cents
YBIC, Keith "To the world U might B 1 person, But to 1 person, U just might B the world."
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Posted on 02/03/2019 08:42

Posts: 166
Joined: 05.03.09

The day started w a very good breakfast then a nice 55 mile ride. It was a little foggy but no sun in our eyes. Yea. The 5 of us stopped in Milano to flag up just before the church. The 5 Cen-Tex riders already there, said it made a very nice visual as we rode in. Mr. Clinard's granddaughter, Amy, was very gracious & thanked us all for showing such support & respect. Thanks everyone for your continued patriotism. You DO make a difference.
Edited by keithlongacre on 02/03/2019 08:43
YBIC, Keith "To the world U might B 1 person, But to 1 person, U just might B the world."
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