Lester Starnes

Jun 15th 1:00 pm - 1:00 pm
US Army
Korean and Vietnam War Veteran
First Responder
MRC - Jim Wiggins
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Mission Summary

Classification 

Retired Military, Police, Volunteer Fire Department 

Military Branch 

United States Army 

Military Service 

Retired from US Army.

Awards include: Army Commendation Medal, NDSM, Expert (Carbine), Expert (M14), Good Conduct Medals. 

Campaigns

Korean War (1950 - 1953)

Vietnam War (1962 - 1975)

Mission Segments 

Funeral Service & Procession, Interment Service 

Obituary

Link to Obituary 

Photo Permission

Yes

MRC

Jim Wiggins

jimwtx@verizon.net

(903) 217-4066 

 

 

Part 1

Segment

Funeral Service and Procession 

Mission Date 

06/15/2018 

Staging Time 

13:00 

Briefing Time

13:15

In Position/KSU Time

13:30

Starting Time 

14:00 

Staging Point 

Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home Chapel 

Staging Address 

701 N Cedar St.

Leonard, TX 75452 

Map Link 

Link to Map 

GPS 

33.386876, -96.244767 

Part 1 Details 

Riders will stage at the funeral home in Leonard. A mission briefing will be held, and the riders will establish the Flag Line for the funeral service. When the service begins, flags will be returned to the support vehicle, so it may depart for the interment site. An honor line will be held at the end of the service and riders will then join the procession to the interment site. 

Procession 

Escort Provided 

Support 

Yes Jesse Bean 

 

 

Part 2

 

Part 2 Segment 

Interment Service 

Part 2 Date 

06/15/2018 

Part 2 Staging Time 

14:15 

Part 2 Briefing Time

14:45

Part 2 In Position/KSU Time

14:55

Part 2 Starting Time 

15:00

Part 2 Time(s) Estimated

Yes

Part 2 Staging Point

Randolph-Lindsey Cemetery 

Part 2 Staging Address 

TX121 Business (north of Randolph)

Bonham, TX 75418 

Part 2 Map Link 

Link to Map 

Part 2 GPS 

33.490715, -96.250475 

Part 2 Details 

Riders will stage at Randolph-Lindsey Cemetery. Flags will be staked to prepare for the arrival of Mr. Starnes, family and friends. When the procession arrives, the riders will establish the Flag Line and stand “tall and silent” during the interment service. An Army Honor Guard will be performing honors. When the service ends, flags will be returned to the support vehicle, riders debriefed and dismissed from this mission. 

Part 2 Support 

Yes Jesse Bean

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