Those Members of the United States Armed Forces
from Burnet or Llano County, Texas that were Killed in Action

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U.S. Army Pfc. Anthony Nunn
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U.S. Army Capt. James E. Holbrook

2U.S. Army Sgt. Mark A. Stone

1U.S. Army Maj. Thomas G. Bostick, Jr.

5U.S. Army Pvt. Payton Jones

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“I expect to pass through the world but once. Any good therefore that I can do, or any kindness I can show to any creature, let me do it now. Let me not defer it, for I shall not pass this way again” (Stephen Grellet, French/American religious leader 1773-1855)

The rendering of Military Funeral Honors is a way to show our Nation’s deep gratitude to those who, in times of war and peace, have faithfully defended our country. This ceremonial paying of respect is the final demonstration a grateful nation can provide to the veteran’s families. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard is proud to render these services at no cost to the families of deceased veteran’s.

Starting in 2007, the Highland Lakes Honor Guard has rendered 265 Military Funeral Honors through year 2013: 13 in Year 2007; 28 in Year 2008: 35 in Year 2009; 47 in Year 2010; 52 in Year 2011; 47 in Year 2012; 49 in Year 2013; 65 in year 2014, 67 in year 2015, 41 in year 2016.

Military Funeral Honors Rendered Year to Date: 519

Military Funeral Honors Rendered This Year

 

2018

Lee Scott, United States Navy. Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Texas, on November 15, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Donald “Don” S. Hibbs, United States Army. Military funeral honors rendered at Oatmeal Cemetery Burnet,  Texas, on November 5, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

J. C. Hutson United States Navy. Military funeral honors rendered at Federated Church Sunrise Beach Village, Texas , on November 3, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Wilbert F. Schriefer, United States Army. Military funeral honors rendered at  Putnam Funeral Home Kingsland, Texas, on October 26, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Jack Gilbert, United States Marines. Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Texas, on October 20, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin. Honor Guard members serves as Pallbearers. Chaplain Harvey H. Klee of the Honor Guard officiated.

Russell Muston, United States Coast Guard. Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Texas, on September 29, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Walter F. Nelson, United States Army. Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Texas, on October 8, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Nicholas Earl Tabler, United States Navy. Military funeral honors rendered at  Assisted Living Facility Sugarland, Texas, on October 5, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags displayed,  sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Wylie Edward “Doc”  Nobles, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Tow Cemetery Tow, Texas, on September 30, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Robert G, Castillo, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Texas, on September 29, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Richard Colclasure, United States Army. Military funeral honors rendered at Bluffton Cemetery Bluffton, Texas on August 27, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered military honors with a flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Thomas Edwards Snodgrass, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at Sandy Mountain Cemetery, Sunrise Beach Village, Texas, on June 25, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Larry Najar United States Navy.  Military funeral honors rendered at First Baptist Church Gymnasium Llano, Texas, on June 16, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Toby Blaylock, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at Marble Falls City Cemetery Texas, on June 9, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

William “Bill” George Edwards, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at the The Church of Horseshoe Bay, Horseshoe Bay, Texas, on May 31, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

John Clarence Marceca, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at the Bluffton Cemetery, Bluffton, Texas, on May 26, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Arvis Marion Eaton, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at Mt Moriah Cemetery, Briggs, Texas, on May 22, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Thomas M. Walthen United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at First Baptist Church Kingsland, Texas, on May 12, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Earnest C. Newton United States Air Force.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Post Mountain Cemetery, Burnet Texas, on May 7, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

David Fisher, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Clemts Funeral Home, Marble Falls,Texas, on May 4, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Richard Claude Helm III,, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet,Texas, on April 14, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Bryan Britton, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Donnell Estates, 301 CR 140 Burnet,Texas, on April 7, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Sidney Edward Smith, United States Navy.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet,Texas, on April 6, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Roger Eugene Lachance, United States Navy.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet,Texas, on April 4, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Kenneth Raymond Ross, United States Navy.  Military funeral honors rendered at Bear Creek Cemetery Bertram, Texas,  on March 30, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Dennis Louis Davis, United States Air Force.  Military funeral honors rendered at Clement Wilcox Funeral Home, Marble Falls,  Texas on March 17, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Forrest E. Wilson, United States Air Force.  Military funeral honors rendered at Kingsland Community Park, Kingsland,  Texas on March17, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Jeffrey Bruce Downing, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at 492 Highland Hills Drive Marble Falls, Texas on February 17, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Billie Cummins, United States Air Force.  Military funeral honors rendered at Hill Country Fellowship Chrch Burnet Texas on February 12, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Don Bandy, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at Dabbs Railroad Hotel, Llano, Texas on February 10, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Charles D. Neely, United States Army.  Military funeral honors rendered at Llano City Cemetery, Llano, Texas on February 9, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Bennie Gayle Thomlinson, United States Marine Corp.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet,Texas, on February 3, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Hudson Lee Long, United States Navy.  Military funeral honors rendered at  First Baptist Church Llano,Texas, on January 30, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Tonie Sue Davis, United States Air Force.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Texas, on January 25, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Leroy Metze, United States Air Force.  Military funeral honors rendered at  Lakeland Hills Memorial Park, Burnet, Texas, on January 27, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Carl Meeks, United States Army – Silver Star recipient. Military funeral honors rendered at  Sunrise Beach Village Cemetery, Sunrise Beach Village, Texas, on January 20, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

C.W. Masters, United States Navy. Military funeral honors rendered at  First Baptist Church Kingsland, Texas on January 28, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Shelton Darwin Phillips,  United States Navy. Military funeral honors rendered at Fall Creek Cemetery Spicewood,, Texas on January 8, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.

Everette Royce Travis,  United States Army Air Corps. Military funeral honors rendered at First Baptist Church Tow,, Texas on January 6, 2018. The Highland Lakes Honor Guard rendered full military honors with ceremonial service branch flags flying, rifle salute, sounding of TAPS, flag folding ceremony and presentation of the folded flag to the next of kin.