The family of Retired Army Veteran MSgt Harry T. Heckathorn has requested the Patriot Guard Riders stand to honor his service to our nation at his interment ceremony Monday, August 7. Harry retired from the 56th Infantry Brigade in February of 2016. Tours of duty during his service included Kosovo and Iraq. Harry was an avid motorcyclist who tragically lost his life in a motorcycle accident. Following the service in Reading, we will be escorting Harry and his family to Indiantown Gap National Cemetery for his interment with full military honors. MSgt Harry Heckathorn is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.
FUNERAL AND ESCORT, Visitation / Service 1100 – 1230 HRS, Escort KSU 1230
Feeney Funeral Home
625 North 4th Street
Reading, PA 19601
Stage at the Funeral Home, 1030 HRS
RCIC: George Ramsey-Region 5
IGNC INTERMENT, Interment Ceremony: 1430 HRS
Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
If going directly to IGNC, stage at the upper parking lot opposite the rear of the PA Memorial, (turn left at the US Flag Circle). Stage at 1400 HRS
DO NOT PROCEED TO COMMITTAL SITE WITHOUT PERMISSION.
NOTE: Concealed carry permits are NOT recognized on military installations and federal reservations. Indiantown Gap National Cemetery is a federal reservation. Do not bring weapons or hazardous materials to this mission.
RCIC for IGNC: Dale McGinnis, RC-Region 8