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[2019] Juan Rios, Sr., Veteran US Army, Vietnam (136-19) 26 JUL 19

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[2019] Juan Rios, Sr., Veteran US Army, Vietnam (136-19) 26 JUL 19

Post by sgtmack » 24 Jul 2019, 07:53

US ARMY, VIETNAM
The family of Mr. Juan (Johnny) Rios Sr., 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.

Johnny A. Rios September 3, 1944 – July 13, 2019.

Johnny A. Rios was born September 3, 1944 in San Antonio, Texas to Alfonso and Elvira Rios and went to be with our Lord July 13, 2019. Johnny is preceded in passing by his parents; Alfonso and Elvira Rios. He is survived by Virginia Rios, his loving wife of 54 years; daughters Virginia Ann Rios, Diana Marie Ramirez; son, Johnny A. Rios Jr., five sisters, two brothers and numerous other family members. Johnny was in the Army and served in the Vietnam War. He is loved and missed by all who were so lucky to have known him.

WEATHER: Hi 94 / Lo 73, 0% Chance of Rain, 49% Humidity

REQUESTOR: Darlene Martinez, Daughter – in – Law

STAGING: 0845 Hours, Friday, July 26, 2019
Mission Park Funeral Chapels South
1700 Military Drive
San Antonio, TX 78214
https://goo.gl/maps/7H47YPZNruv

BRIEFING: 0830 Hours

SERVICE: 0945 Hours
Mission Park Funeral Chapels South
1700 Military Drive
San Antonio, Tx 78214
https://goo.gl/maps/7H47YPZNruv

KSU: 1045 Hours (Semper Gumby)

INTERMENT: 1115 Hours Shelter #2
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery
1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd
San Antonio, TX 78209
https://goo.gl/maps/ThiWmPirmtr

RC: Tom “Tom Cat” Wilson
tomcatwilson2019@gmail.com

FC: Don “Chappy” Ingram
chief28.ret@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

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