Ted and Tex right before we started setting up the static flag line.
Ted & Tex setting up the rebar that I will place the U.S. Flags on
Ted & Tex line up the rebar stakes and pound them into place.
The Allendale Baptist Church is located on the South West corner of Allendale & Southwest Parkway.
Allendale Baptist Church Wichita Falls Texas, where the Memorial Service for Joe Tucker will be held at 2 p.m.
The Flags flutter in the breeze
Looking back down the Flag line from Southwest Parkway
A look over at Ted and the Support Truck from the Flag Line by the entrance to the Church Parking Lot
Ted and Tex getting some rebar and water out of the Support truck
Tex and Ted listen as Pastor Warren Hall points to where we can place some of the flags
The flags along the North side of the Church
The bed of the Support Truck, which today belongs to Tex. The Support Truck carries the Flags, rebar,water etc. It is important that the PGR members stay hydrated in the hot weather
Ted & Tex going back to the Support Truck for more rebar.. Ted carries the rebar, Tex measures the distance, lines up the rebar and pounds the rebar into place. I then come along behind them and place the flags over the rebar
This is the Allendale Baptist Church located at 4650 Allendale Rd in Wichita Falls Texas. It is at SouthWest Parkway & Allendale.
Tex lining up the rebar which will be pounded into ground and have U.S Flags placed over them
Ted and Tex talk as they set up the rebar which in turn will have U.S. Flags placed over them on poles
Joe arrives at the Church. Joe is a former Co-worker, he is a neighbor and he & his wife, Sherrie are our friends.
This is Inez and Barbara. Inez is married to Ted and Barbara is a North Texas PGR Ride Captain, married to Mike, also a North Texas PGR Ride Captain.
Left to right: Ted, Lance, Joe and Tex. Joe, Ted & Tex are North Texas PGR Ride Captains
Some of the PGR members at today's mission: Barbara, Lance, Ted and Louis
A good looking Harley C.V.O.
This is Lance's new Harley trike..
This is Louis, Lance, Joe, Ted, Inez, Barbara and Bud waiting to move to form a flag line as soon as they get the word.
Good looking Harley CVO. for more on the CVO's, see this forum: http://www.cvoharley.com/
My CRS is acting up (well, it is 1:25 a.m.) and I cannot remember this PGR members name but he has a nice CVO Harley.
Some of the other PGR members motorcycles..
Louis and Ted as Tex gives Mission briefing
I don't know the first three PGR Members but the last members are: Barbara, Joe, Inez and Louis..
Joe, Ted and Lance at the South entrance into the Church
Barbara and other PGR members stand the Flag Line at the North entrance into the Church
Inez, Louis and another PGR Member stand the Flag Line at the North entrance into the Church
Here is Inez in her position in the Flag Line. I love Ted & Inez and their family. They are great friends and Ted has my respect. Not only is he a Vet, but he is a recipient of the BRONZE STAR from action he was in while doing his tour of Vietnam...
Barbara is happy to see me and the camera. Can't you just feel the love? I don't get NO respect.... (From the late Rodney Dangerfield.)
Tex going to the South entrance of the Church, to check on the PGR members there. Almost all of the family, friends and guests were going thru the North entrance
Here is Tim, in his position, in the Flag line on the North Entrance into the Church
We get sent to the North Entrance into the Church and line up there in the shade
The PGR Flag line at the North entrance into the Church. That's Barbara, one of our North Texas PGR Ride Captains, in the pink scrubs and Louis is in the levi vest by the other pole.
After the service and we are dismissed, Ted leaves the support truck and heads for his Bike..
Ted headed out for home. It was good seeing him and all the PGR members who showed up for todays Mission.
Joe, Tim and Tex watch as Ted leaves the Church
This is Tim's Harley. He goes everywhere on that bike..
Joe fires up his Harley as we get ready to leave . This will conclude this post. Our condolences to the Tucker family on the loss of their loved one.
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Until next post, ya'll be careful out there, keep your head on a swivel, keep the rubber on the road and most importantly of all.........................RIDE SAFE!! .............................. JOHN