Description: This is the final itinerary for the
Patriot Guard Riders
Mission to Honor
( ADD )
JANUARY 5, 2018


Born: March 15, 1993
Died: December 26, 2017

His family has requested that the PGR be present at his services. The Mission is a 'go' and all contacts have been made.

Matthew Kyle Bawcum, 24, passed from this life on the 26th of December, 2017 at Fort Campbell, Kentucky. He was born in Paris, Texas on March 15, 1993. Kyle attended schools in Paris and Southeast Oklahoma and graduated from Paris High School in 2011. He was a member of Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church where he was baptized and confirmed in his faith. After high school, he attended college at East Central University in Ada, Oklahoma. Following college, in January of 2014 Kyle enlisted in the United States Army. He honorably served his country for four years which included two tours of duty, one in Turkey and a second in Iraq. He was currently stationed at Fort Campbell.

Services: 10:00 AM, January 5, 2018, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church. 3300 Clarksville Street, Paris, Texas Under the direction of Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home

Staging: 3300 Clarksville Street, Paris, Texas from 8:30 AM to 8:45 AM with a riders meeting at 8:45 AM.

Directions to the cemetery will be given by the Ride Captain. We will be going to Providence cemetery located at 4680 FM E 195 2.4 mi from the loop 286 on south side road. Standing flag line only.


All new members are requested to sign a PGR Release of Liability prior to Flag Line. Please remain flexible as to the requirements of the mission (SEMPER GUMBY).

Map link staging area: https://goo.gl/maps/bmfSDjdzgD52

Ride Captain: John Herrington
Phone: 903-249-1622
Email Address: barhcustom@gmail.com

Flag Captain: Bill Burris
Phone: 903-826-1210
Email Address: billburris92@yahoo.com

Weather Report: high will be close to 52_so please hydrate often, including the night before.

ALL GROUPS, CLUBS, INDEPENDENTS, ETC. ARE WELCOME. The only prerequisite is RESPECT. Also remember, you do not have to ride a motorcycle to join in. The flag line is open to all who wish to participate.

Stand tall and silent as you honor this fallen veteran and his family. Please ride/drive safely and defensively. And thanks again for your participation. ETPGR

It is strongly encouraged that everyone should go to the Patriot Guard’s national web site www.patriotguard.org mission thread and post a brief message of condolence/sympathy to the family on the loss of their loved one. It's been mentioned more than once that those kind words brought great comfort to a Spouse, Mother, Father, and family. Thank You.

You can visit the East Texas Patriot Guard Riders official website at: www.etpgr.com
Join the ETPGR Facebook group go to: https://www.facebook.com/groups/116603381747755/
Join the ETPGR Yahoo group go to: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/ET_PGR
Date: Friday, January 5, 2018
Time: 8:30am EST
Priority: 5-Medium
Access: Public
Updated: Thursday, January 4, 2018 5:50pm GMT
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