SSgt Larry Main

Nov 02nd 11:15 am - 11:15 am
US Army
US Air Force
Vietnam War Veteran
MRC - Mike Johnson

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Mission Summary

 

Classification 

Retired Military 

Military Branch 

United States Army, United States Air Force 

Military Service 

One term of enlistment in the US Army then retired from the US Air Force. 

Campaigns

Vietnam War (1962 - 1975)

Mission Segments 

Procession & Inurnment Service 

Obituary

Link to Obituary 

Obituary Text 

Larry V. Main, 78, of Burkburnett, passed away Wednesday, October 21, 2020.

Graveside service with military honors will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at Ft. Sill National Cemetery in Elgin, Oklahoma with Chaplain David Sapata, officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Owens & Brumley Funeral Home in Burkburnett.

A son of the late William and Ruth (Smith) Main, Larry was born on February 14, 1942 in Meadville, Pennsylvania. He served our country proudly in the U.S. Army and later retired from the U.S. Air Force. He was a member of the American Legion, the Elk’s Lodge, the Texas Vietnam Vets, and served as Junior VP of the DAV. In his spare time, Larry enjoyed going hunting and fishing, and watching NASCAR.

Larry is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Judy Main; two daughters, Patty Humphrey of Plant City, Florida, and Sherry Fields of Leesburg, Florida; his son, Jim Main and wife Lori of Iowa Park; his sisters, Sharon Mueller of Maryland, Sandy Berg, Donna Dojka, and Bobbie Czekaj all of Buffalo, New York; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and one on the way. 

Photo Permission

Yes

MRC

Mike Johnson

weldermike@aol.com

(940) 224-2872 

 

 

Part 1

 

Segment

Procession 

Mission Date 

Monday, November 2, 2020 

Staging Time 

1115 

Briefing Time

1120

In Position/KSU Time

1130

Starting Time 

1140 

Staging Point 

Owens Brumley Funeral Home 

Staging Address 

101 S Ave D

Burkburnett, TX 76354 

Map Link 

Link to Map 

Details 

We will stage at the funeral home and accompany the procession to Fort Sill National Cemetery where we will be met by the Oklahoma PGR. The distance from the funeral home to the cemetery is approximately 59 miles via the back road. 

Procession 

No Escort Provided 

Support 

No  

 

 

Part 2

 

Part 2 Segment 

Inurnment Service 

Part 2 Date 

Monday, November 2, 2020 

Part 2 Staging Time 

1240 

Part 2 Briefing Time

1250

Part 2 In Position/KSU Time

1255

Part 2 Starting Time 

1300

Part 2 Time(s) Estimated

No

Part 2 Staging Point

Fort Sill National Cemetery 

Part 2 Staging Address 

2648 Jake Dunn Road

Elgin, OK 73538 

Part 2 Map Link 

Link to Map 

Part 2 GPS 

34.765598, -98.348612 

Part 2 Details 

We will meet at the Visitor's Center at the cemetery and accompany the procession from there to the shelter. We will stand honors for the service and then stow the flags in the storage unit, have a short debrief and then be dismissed.

We will use best practices for social distancing and masks will be required. 

Part 2 Support 

Flags Only Cindy Stroud, Oklahoma PGR

 

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Anyone attending any North Texas Patriot Guard Riders mission understands that they do so at their own risk.

Funeral Processions/Escorts

EVERY RIDER IS SOLELY RESPONSIBLE for their own safety at all times while riding in a funeral procession. 

At NO TIME are any riders authorized to block any intersection or otherwise block or impede traffic laws in any way.  Only Law Enforcement officials are authorized to block and/or impeded the lawful flow of traffic.

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