Confirmed: Raul Perez, Veteran US Army, Vietnam (130-21) 14 JUL 21

July 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
St. Dominic Catholic Church
5919 Ingram Rd
San Antonio, TX 78228

The family of Mr. Raul Perez, a US Army Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.

Raul G. Perez born February 26, 1948 in San Benito, TX. He was called home to be with the Lord on June 24, 2021 at the blessed age of 73.

He is reunited in heaven with his wife, Elia Perez, his parents, Maximino & Francisca Perez; his brothers Marcelino Perez; Abran Perez and his sister Isabel Medellin.  He is loved and will be greatly missed by his daughters Gloria Jean Taylor (William A. Taylor), Sonia F. Perez; 2 grandchildren; Tomas Raul Ervin; Celia Christina Taylor; siblings, Felipe Perez, Joe G. Perez, Teresa Perez, Emilia Hernandez as well as extended family members. Heaven has gained a treasured soul. He will live forever in the hearts of his family and friends as a loving husband, father and grandfather.

He lived his life honorably and gave unselfishly. Raul served his country honorably in the United States Army from June 27, 1966 to March 2, 1969. His awards include: the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and the Vietnam Campaign Medal. He was also a lifetime member of the VFW Post 76 San Antonio, Texas.

WEATHER: Hi 89 / Lo 75, 30% Chance of Rain, 72% Humidity, Wind: 11 mph SE

REQUESTOR:  Gloria Jean Taylor, Daughter

STAGING:  10:00 am, Wednesday, July 14, 2021
St. Dominic Catholic Church
5919 Ingram Road
San Antonio, Texas 78228 zBsmzE2EUiH2

BRIEFING:  10:15 am

SERVICE:  11:00 am
St. Dominic Catholic Church
5919 Ingram Road
San Antonio, Texas 78228 zBsmzE2EUiH2

KSU:  12:15 pm (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   1:00 pm – Shelter #1 (Call to Verify)
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209

RC:   Craig “Last Draftee” Hunter

FC:    Alice “Cake Lady” Wagener


1. Iron horses if you can, cages are always welcome and appreciated and unless under special circumstances not allowed in processions. You do not have to have a motorcycle to participate in honoring our veterans.

2. Safety First: Please remember to properly hydrate (including the night before) before any outdoor activity and to dress appropriately. Do not hesitate to take a break at any time if you feel you need to get in the shade or get indoors and always ask for help at any time. Also please do not forget your sun screen.

3. Please remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent, and with honor and. NO TALKING, SMOKING, CHEWING OF TOBACCO PRODUCTS, OR CELL PHONE USE IN THE FLAG LINE!

4. Cemeteries are hallowed ground. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Observe the 15 MPH speed limit. Show our respect to ALL who are in attendance.

5. If riding/driving a motorcycle on Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, which is located within a Military Installation, you will need to wear closed toe shoes, long sleeve shirt, gloves, DOT approved helmet, eye protection, long pants, and boots/shoes that cover the ankle.

 ***Safety Notice***
Before volunteering and/or attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders missions we encourage you to review all safety information below.  Included are some potential safety concerns to be aware of, however this does not include the full scope of all potential hazards.  Anyone attending any San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk. Neither the Patriot Guard Riders Organization nor its representatives are liable for any damages incurred on any PGR mission or event.
Funeral Processions/Escorts
EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession.

At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way.  Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

If you choose to fly a flag on your bike you are SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for ensuring it is secured and not a danger to any other rider or traffic.

Warm Regards,
Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Honor, Dignity, Respect
Cell: (562) 413-2223