CONFIRMED: William Garland Lay Sr., Veteran, US Army (242-23) 16 Nov 23

November 16, 2023 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Colonial Funeral Home
625 Kitty Hawk Rd
Universal City, TX 78148
CONFIRMED:  William Garland Lay Sr., Veteran, US Army (242-23) 16 Nov 23 @ Colonial Funeral Home | Universal City | Texas | United States


The family of Mr. William Garland Lay Sr., a US Army Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard at the service and Military Honors for their loved one. We are honored to accept this invitation.

William Garland Lay Sr., was born on January 23, 1944, and passed away on July 17, 2023, at the age of 79, in Live Oak, Texas.

Mr. William Lay Sr. was a Member of Alabama National Guard; called to active duty.

WEATHER: Hi 74 / Lo 55, 0% Chance of Rain, 85% Humidity, Wind: 4 mph N

REQUESTOR: Tony Lara, Family SPOX


STAGING: 2:30 pm, Thursday, November 16, 2023

Colonial Funeral Home

625 Kitty Hawk Road

Universal City, Texas 78148 o8Q2


BRIEFING: 2:45 pm


SERVICE: 3:30 pm

Colonial Funeral Home

625 Kitty Hawk Road

Universal City, Texas 78148 o8Q2




INTERMENT: At a later date


RC: Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson


FC: Juan “Mr. T” Tarango



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.

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Warm Regards,

Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
Asst. State Captain
Deputy State Captain
San Antonio Patriot Guard
Dignity, Honor, Respect
Cell: 562-413-2223

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