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[2018] Richard Ornelaz, Veteran US Army (200-18) 21 DEC 18

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[2018] Richard Ornelaz, Veteran US Army (200-18) 21 DEC 18

Post by sgtmack » 20 Dec 2018, 17:42


The family of Mr. Richard M. Ornelaz, 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.

Richard M. Ornelaz was called home by our Lord on Sunday December 16, 2018 at the age of 64. Waiting there to receive him were Parents Anita and Pedro Ornelaz, sister Diana Jimenez, Brothers Pedro Jr., Jesse and Serapio Ornelaz. He is survived by daughter Venus Ornelaz and David Amason, His pride & joy grandchildren Devin, Sage, Mazzy and Phoenix. Sisters, Dolores & Rudy Ramirez, Terry & Greg Isnardi, and Patricia Ornelaz. Brothers John Ornelaz and Albert & Yvette Ornelaz. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Our sincere thanks to Vitas Hospice for the Great Care they provided. Church reading David Solis Jr & Daniel Solis. Pall Bearers: Devin Ornelaz, Mero Rodriguez, Joe Gloria, Greg Isnardi, Sam Mireles and Albert Ornelaz Jr. Our Brother in our Hearts forever. Humblest of the Humble. Richard and I joined the Army together and went thru Basic and AIT at Ft Polk, La. We were then assigned to the 1st Cavalry Division. Richard got out of the military and then later on reenlisted and went to Korea.

WEATHER: Hi 66 / Lo 43, 0% chance of rain, 38% Humidity

REQUESTOR: Baldomero Rodriguez, Family SPOX

STAGING: 1015 Hours, Friday, December 21, 2018

Southwest Funeral Home

3946 S. Zarzamora Street

San Antonio, Texas 78225

BRIEFING: 1030 Hours

HONOR LINE: 1045 Hours

KSU: 1100 Hours (Semper Gumby)

SERVICE: 1130 Hours

St Margaret Mary Alacoque Catholic Church

1314 Fair Ave.

San Antonio, Texas 78223

KSU: 1230 Hours (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT: 1315 Hours, Shelter #2

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery

1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd

San Antonio, TX 78209

RC: Jim “Red” Hefner

FC: Martin “SoJo” Sojourner
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

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