Confirmed:Robert Sosa, Retired US Army, Vietnam (105-20) 9 OCT 20

October 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Grimes Funeral Chapels
1214 Mulberry St
Bandera, TX 78003

The family of Mr. Robert Sosa, 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.
Retired Master Sergeant Robert H. Sosa passed away in his sleep unexpectedly on the morning of October 3, 2020, in Kerrville, Texas. Robert Sosa was born to Emilio and Nelle Sosa on April 15, 1944 in Boerne, Texas. Robert had a distinguished Military Career with the United States Army and secondly, with the United States Postal Service. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Ann Sosa.
Robert currently was enjoying his retirement traveling with his beloved partner Grace Brophy.
He is survived by his siblings, Martin Sosa and Rita Fabro; sons, Jeffrey A. Sosa (Szabina), Gregory A. Sosa; grandchildren, Rebecca Castillo (Cris), Dillon Sosa and his partner Christine Furnari; great- granddaughter, Joyce Sosa. Robert also was a Grandpa to Grace Brophy’s grandchildren, Matthew and Alyssa, and a stepfather to their mother Elizabeth Moreno.

WEATHER: Hi 90 / Lo 59, 2% Chance of Rain, 83% Humidity, Wind: 3 mph N

REQUESTOR:  Amanda Hall, Family SPOX

STAGING:  2:00 pm, Friday, October 9, 2020
Grimes Funeral Chapels
1214 Mulberry Street
Bandera, Texas 78003

BRIEFING:  2:15 pm

SERVICE:  3:00 pm
Grimes Funeral Chapels
1214 Mulberry Street
Bandera, Texas 78003

KSU:  3:30 pm (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT:   4:00 pm
Pipe Creek Cemetery
1134 FM1283
Pipe Creek, Texas 78063

RC:   Jim “Red” Hefner

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.

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