For Saturday, July 21, 2018- Smithlake New Mexico

For Saturday, July 21, 2018
Funeral Escort for Melford Shorty
The family of our hero is humbly requesting for a funeral escort for U.S.M.C Gunnery Sergeant Melford Shorty. Shorty served our Great Nation for 20 years. He joined the United States Marine Corps in 1984 and retired in 2004. He served during Operation Enduring Freedom with the Third Battalion, 11th Marines. Melford was a kind, caring man that loved being a family man, He always had a contiguous smile that will be missed by many, a father to three children and two grand daughters. He was a devoted NBA Lakers fan and NFL Minnesota Vikings fan. Cope Memorial in Gallup NM are in charge of funeral arrangements.
Staging details for 7.21.18
Weather: partly cloudy, hi 89 Lo 60, precip 20%
Staging: 0830, Cope Memorial Chapel. Address: 1830 Barbara Ave, Gallup, NM.
KSU: 0900. Route: I-40, to Thoreau Exit off at Thoreau, highway 491 south to Smithlake. 105 Big Point Rd.
On behalf of the Navajo Hopi Honor Riders we extend our sincerest and deepest condolences. Thank you, sir for your service and our freedom. May you NEVER BE FORGOTTEN! God Speed~