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Roger Baker Hatcher

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Roger passed on 26 July 2015.

Roger and family were escorted to the Bakersfield National Cemetery by the Freedom Riders.

Following the presentation of a Flag-Line established by the Freedom Riders, Veterans of Foreign Wars, and the Associated Veterans, services with full Military Honors supported by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Associated Veterans was conducted at the Bakersfield National Cemetery at 10:45 am on Friday 21 August 2015.


A Celebration of Life followed at the Veteran's Hall on Norris Road.

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"Fair Winds and Following Seas"
"Fair Winds" - safe journey; good fortune
"Following Seas" - A sea in which the waves move in direction of the heading to aid you on your journey