Saturday September 20, 2014
Yeoman 3rd Class Jack M. Perkins - US Navy WWII Veteran, Susanville, CA
The Patriot Guard Riders having been invited by the family of fallen US Navy WWII Veteran, Yeoman 3rd Class Jack M. Perkins, to stand and honor during his Interment Service at the Diamond Crest Cemetery, Susanville, CA. 96130. Yeoman 3rd Class Jack M. Perkins served his country proudly from 30 Jun 1944 to 04 Jun 1946.
Yeoman 3rd Class Jack M. Perkins entered the US Navy during World War II and served as a Yeoman aboard the US Navy Destroyer - USS James Owens in the Pacific Theater. Yeoman 3rd Class Jack M. Perkins was a proud US Navy WWII Veteran. Because of his love of life, his sense of humor and his love for his family, he will be missed by many.
Interment services began at approximately 1300hrs, at the Diamond Crest Cemetery, off of Law Drive and Diamond Crest Road, Susanville, CA .
A Message from the Family of Jack Perkins:
I and my family were overwhelmed by the honor guard, military service that you set up for my Father's burial. To say it was more than we had expected is a major understatement. We want to express our appreciation to you for working to set up this service and ask that you let each of the groups present of our deep appreciation for their efforts to recognize and honor my father's service to his country.
My cousin, who is also a veteran, commented that he had not seen such a large group for this type of service and was as the rest of us where overcome with emotion at the content and formality of the service performed. It was a very kind recognition of a fallen veteran but also for his family, a final good bye for our Father that helped with the healing necessary to have peace with our Father's passing. For all of that, Thank You!
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RC– Rick “Taildragger” Schultz
ARC - Blake "Burnout"