Confirmed:Jesse Benitez, Veteran US Army, Korea (31-20) 3 MAR 20

When:
March 3, 2020 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
2020-03-03T10:00:00-06:00
2020-03-03T14:00:00-06:00
Where:
Funeraria Del Angel Trevino
226 Cupples Rd
San Antonio, TX 78207
USA
US ARMY, KOREA

The family of Mr. Jesse S. Benitez, a US Army Veteran, requests the presence and participation of the San Antonio Patriot Guard Riders at the services, LEO supported procession, and graveside rendering of military honors of their loved one.

Mr. Jesse S. Benitez, born on May 18, 1933 went to be with our Lord on February 19, 2020. He is preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Salinas Benitez and sisters, Teresa, Maria and Hope. He is survived by his wife, Mary M. Benitez; children, Brian McNulty (Mary), Terry Pringel (Rick), Esmeralda Delgado (Martin), Gabriel M. Benitez (Sharon); grandchildren, Martin Adam Delgado, Nina Glass, Ariel Benitenz Campa, Daniel Benitez; great grandchildren, Alessandra Campa; sister, Beatrice Alvarado. He will dearly be missed by family and friends who loved him.

Mr. Jesse Benitez went into the Army on August 21, 1953, Discharged June 23, 1955. He was Awarded the National Defense Medal, United Nations Service Medal and the Korean Service Ribbon.

WEATHER: Hi 78 / Lo 53, 25% Chance of Rain, 60% Humidity, Wind: 8 mph SSW

REQUESTOR:  Susanna Rubio, Family SPOX

STAGING:  10:00 am, Tuesday, March 3, 2020
Funeraria Del Angel Trevino
226 Cupples Road
San Antonio, Texas 78237
https://goo.gl/maps/BxBeArHDdAN2

BRIEFING:  10:15 am

SERVICE:  11:00 am
Funeraria Del Angel Trevino
226 Cupples Road
San Antonio, Texas 78237
https://goo.gl/maps/BxBeArHDdAN2

KSU:  12:30 pm (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   1:00 pm – Shelter #1
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road
San Antonio, Texas 78209
https://goo.gl/maps/ThiWmPirmtr

RC:   Juan “Mr. T” Tarango
juantarango16@yahoo.com

FC:   Pat “Captain” Jopling
patjp38@gmail.com

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