The Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to stand in honor of United States Marine Corp Vietnam War Veteran Richard U. Burkhart.
Richard withdrew from pre-med at Wilkes College to join the United States Marine Corps and between 1966 – 68 he served two tours of duty in Vietnam and was proud to be a Marine. After the Marine Corps, Richard started his 40 plus year career in the United States Merchant Marines and worked his way to the top rank of chief engineer. His world travels during that time included military-supply and support tours in the Middle East during Desert Shield and Desert Storm.
We will stand a flag line in honor of his service to our nation from 1400 to 1600 Hrs. at Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home.
Richard U. Burkhart is a t rue patriot who served our country with honor and now it is our turn to stand and honor him.
Thursday October 23nd, 2020
Staging: 1330 Hrs.
Service: 1400 Hrs.
Military Honors: 1600 Hrs.
Lawrence E. Young Funeral Home
418 S. Street
Clarks Summit Pa 18411
RCIC: Mike Vogt
Pa. Covid 19 guidelines are in place. Please wear a mask when distancing is not practical or at the family’s request. We do not debate guidelines with family.
For mission information, contact:
Eric M. Cramer, Veterans Liaison East