Robert Mazac

Feb 14th 9:30 am - 9:30 am
US Marine Corps Veteran
MRC - Jeff Wike
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Mission Summary

Classification 

Military Veteran 

Military Branch 

United States Marine Corps 

Military Service 

Platoon 2169
3rd 155 Howitzer Battery; 2nd Field Artillery Group
2nd Bn; 1st Marine Division
Expert Marksman (Rifle)
National Defense Service Medal
Good Conduct Medal 

Mission Segments 

Funeral Service, Interment Service 

Obituary Text 

May 23, 1953 - February 7, 2018

Robert (“Bob”) Albert Mazac, Jr., 64, of Mansfield, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, February 7, 2018.

He is survived by his wife of 44 years, Retha Mazac; two sons, Robert Mazac IV and wife Heather of Grand Prairie, TX and David Mazac and wife Lauren of Mansfield, TX; brothers, Steve Mazac and James Mazac; sisters, Jane McNutt, Elaine Montgomery and June Denheim; six grandchildren, Quinn, Seth, Emily, Hayden, Claire and Luke; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other family members.

Born on May 23, 1953, in Houston, Texas, Bob was the son of the late Robert Mazac and Selma Mazac. Bob served from 1970 – 1976 in the Unites States Marine Corps as a Sergeant in Platoon 2169 with the Second Battalion, 1st Marine Division, in the 3rd 155 Howitzer Battery, Second Field Artillery Group, where he earned many awards and commendations, including Rifle Expert. He married the love of his life, Retha, on January 20th, 1974, and had two sons, Robert and David. Bob worked for American Airlines as a mechanic from 1986 until he retired in 2014. Bob was a loving husband, father and grandfather, who enjoyed spending time with family.

A celebration of Bob’s life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, February 14, 2018 at Aria Funeral Home, 1820 N Belt Line Rd., Irving, TX 75061, where Reverend Marty Collier will be officiating. Burial will follow at the DFW National Cemetery at 12:30 p.m. Visitation will be at the funeral home on Tuesday, February 13th from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. 

Photo Permission

Yes

MRC

Jeffrey Wike asm757@att.net (817) 301-4293 

 

 

Part 1

Segment

Funeral Service 

Mission Date 

02/14/2018 

Staging Time 

09:30 

Briefing Time

09:45

In Position/KSU Time

10:00

Starting Time 

10:30 

Staging Point 

Aria Funeral Home 

Staging Address 

1820 N Beltline Rd. Irving TX 75061 

Map Link 

Link

GPS 

32.8333732, -96.9930691 

Part 1 Details 

The family of Mr. Robert Mazac has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to honor his memory and service to our country by standing a Flag Line at his funeral service. After the mission brief, riders will establish the Flag Line and await the arrival of Mr. Mazac’s family and friends. When directed, riders will return the flags to the support vehicle.
NOTE: There will not be a procession to DFW National Cemetery. We will reconvene at DFWNC for Part 2 of the service. 

Procession 

No Escort Provided 

Support 

Yes Ray Franco 

 

 

Part 2

 

Segment 

Interment Service 

Date 

02/14/2018 

Staging Time 

11:45 

Briefing Time

12:00

In Position/KSU Time

12:15

Starting Time 

12:30

Time(s) Estimated

No

Staging Point

Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery 2000 Mountain Creek Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75211 

Details 

Riders will stage at DFWNC Visitor’s Center for a short briefing; Honor Bikes will be selected and proceed to the assigned staging lane.  All other riders will proceed to the designated shelter to set flags and await the arrival of the procession.  Riders will stand “tall and silent” during the committal service, after which flags will be returned to the storage locker.  We will then have a short debriefing and be dismissed. 

Procession 

No Escort Provided 

Support 

Yes Ray Franco

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