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  • Ronald Wasson, 80, USA, Vietnam, RanchoPalosVerdes: February 11, 2023

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The family of Ronald W. Wasson, age 80, has invited the PGR to be present to honor their Hero as he receives his final Military Honors. We are privileged to do so.

Ronald enlisted in the US Army in February, 1964, he received the following Marksman (Rifle M-1) Expert Rifle M-14, Vietnam Service Medal, and Good Conduct Medal. After serving most of his time in Vietnam he was honorably discharged at the rank of SP4.

Ronald loved to fix cars, do gardening, ride his Harley Davidson Bike, Fishing (younger age)
His cousin calls him 'Mr. Fix It' and his friends call him 'MacGyver'. He was also in the movie "LA CONFIDENTIAL".

Before he was injured at work. he used to go out of town and spend weekends traveling. Later, he spent most of his weekends serving in our Charismatic Community " Bukas Loob sa Diyos (Open In The Spirit)  Covenant Community and in our parish " St. Anthony Catholic Church in Upland.

Ronald is survived by Spouse Victoria V Santos Wasson, Daughter Mareanne Wasson, and               Sibling Donald Wasson.

NOTE: This mission posting facilitates your voluntary participation in honoring this Military Veteran. For those interested, and all PGR members are welcome. We will hold a Flag Line at the cemetery. Please see the timetable if you would like to participate.

Time Table for Saturday, 11 FEB 23:

1245 - Gather at Green Hills Memorial Park, at the Sanctuary of Adoration, 27501 S. Western Ave., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275

1300 - Mission briefing

1315 - Stand by for arrival of family

1330 - Flag Line for dignified transfer of cremains to memorial site...we will help the family as necessary to set up for the service

1400 - Military Honors at beginning of memorial service--At this time no honor guard is scheduled...if necessary, we will play taps and fold/present the flag. for which I will require assistance.

PGR dismissed immediately following military honors

Current weather forecast is mostly sunny, 56 degrees, with an 11% chance of rain. Please dress accordingly.

R/C Lester Forsythe
AKA Rottndog
SoCal PGR Ride Captain

Veteran, MM2/SS (Submarines), USN

Freedom IS NOT FREE....Let us never forget those that have paid its' highest price.

We encourage those who do not ride to participate in your car. If this is your first mission, go to the initial staging area, where you will be briefed by the R/C (Ride Captain). Dress for motorcycle riding or wear casual attire if you are driving a cage (car). Please feel free to attend any portion of this mission you can. Please ride/drive safely.

Remember that our mission is to stand tall and silent with honor and respect for our Heroes—no talking, smoking, or cell phone use during the flag line or service. Please keep radios off and engine noise to a minimum. Remember, cemeteries are hallowed ground. Show respect to all who are there, not just the ones we honor.