Confirmed:Donald Scott, Retired US Army, Vietnam (15-21) 14 JAN 21

When:
January 14, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 3:30 pm
2021-01-14T12:00:00-06:00
2021-01-14T15:30:00-06:00
Where:
Sunset Funeral Home & Memorial Park
1701 Austin Hwy
San Antonio, TX 78218
USA
US ARMY RETIRED VETERAN – VIETNAM

The family of Mr. Donald Ray Scott, a US Army (Ret) 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.

Donald Ray Scott passed on December 26, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas at the age of 85. He was born in Scott City, Kansas to Preston and Thelma Scott February 7, 1935. He grew up with his family in Meade and Greensburg, Kansas before settling in Perryton, Texas, graduating from Perryton High School in 1953. Donald proudly served in the United States Army for 26 years, including two combat tours in the Vietnam War, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross as “Superhook 16” during the 1968 TET offensive. Following retirement from the Army in 1984, Don established Oklahoma Legal Process Service in Lawton, OK, directing it until 2016.

Don was a deacon at Northwest Baptist Church in Lawton for over 30 years. He was a 33rd Degree Mason, Sojourner, Rotarian and served in various civic organizations contributing to growth of the local community. He was a loving Christian, husband, father, brother and friend who will be missed greatly. Donald is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Cora Smith-Scott; children, Jerry Scott and wife Peggy of San Antonio, TX, Carolyn Seabolt of Irving, TX; grandchildren, Lynn Scott, Lori Scott, Lisa Scott, and Jeremy Seabolt; great-grandchildren, Malena Scott and Adrian Spencer, Jr. He is preceded in passing by his parents; brother, Charles Scott; sisters, Margaret Gift, Marilyn Zimmerman.

WEATHER: Hi 69 / Lo 44, 1% Chance of Rain, 80% Humidity, Wind: 5 mph WSW

REQUESTOR:  Denise Gonzales, Family SPOX

STAGING:  12:00 pm, Thursday, January 14, 2021
Sunset Funeral Home & Memorial Park
1701 Austin Highway
San Antonio, Texas 78218
https://goo.gl/maps/fmSuvQiox3p

BRIEFING:  12:15 pm

SERVICE:  1:00 pm
Sunset Funeral Home & Memorial Park
1701 Austin Highway
San Antonio, Texas 78218
https://goo.gl/maps/fmSuvQiox3p

KSU:  2:00 am (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   2:30 pm – Shelter #3 (Call to Verify)
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209
https://goo.gl/maps/ThiWmPirmtr

RC:   Jim “Red” Hefner
aaahefner@aol.com

FC:   Bob “Pizza Man” Johnson
bobtxpgr@gmail.com

** EVERYONE MUST WEAR FACE COVERING AT THE FUNERAL HOME & CEMETERY

ADDITIONAL INSTRUCTIONS

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

bobtxpgr@gmail.com