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SSG Irvin “Tom” Thompson, USA/Viet Nam/PGR, Washington, PA, 21-23 Jan 15


Jan 15



SSG Irvin “Tom” Thompson

US Army (retired)

Viet Nam Veteran

Patriot Guard Rider

Washington, PA

21-23 January 2015


The family of retired US Army veteran and Patriot Guard Rider SSG Irvin “Tom” Thompson has requested that his fellow Patriot Guard Riders stand in silent honor for their Hero and then escort him to his final resting place.

Read his obituary here:


Wednesday, 21 January 2015

Flag Line: 5:30-8:00  PM

William G. Neal Funeral Home

925 Allison Avenue, Washington, PA 15301

Staging/briefing: 5:00 PM see below for location


Thursday, 22 January 2015

Flag Line: 1:30-4:00 PM and 5:30-8:00 PM

William G. Neal Funeral Home

Staging/briefing: 1:00 PM and 5:00 PM respectively, see below for location


Friday, 23 January 2015

Flag Line: 10:00 AM for family’s arrival for 11:00AM funeral service

William G. Neal Funeral Home

Staging/briefing: 9:30 AM see below for location


Escort: from the funeral home immediately following the funeral service to the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies.

Committal Service at the NCA will be at 12:30 PM

Remember that the National Cemetery is a federal reservation and NO WEAPONS are permitted.


Staging and briefing location: Public parking area on Allison avenue under the I-70 overpass. (Adjacent to McCarrell Tax Service)

Remember to bring your handheld American Flags. Watch the weather and dress accordingly.



Ride Captain: Larry Gabler



Assisted by: Aaron Zeff



Assisted by: Jim Shaw



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