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Gone, but not forgotten

Members of the Patriot Guard Riders of South  Texas and the Honor Guard carry the casket of Richard Scott on Oct. 16. Scott, a Navy veteran, had no record of family available when he died. Around 100 people showed up to the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery to attend Scott’s funeral. Scott was buried with full military honors.

Photos By: Charlie Blalock

Members of the Patriot Guard Riders of South Texas and the Honor Guard carry the casket of Richard Scott on Oct. 16, 2019.
Members of the Patriot Guard Riders of South Texas and the Honor Guard carry the casket of Richard Scott on Oct. 16, 2019.
Members of the Patriot Guard Riders of South Texas cary flags to form a flag line at the funeral of Richard Scott on Oct. 16, 2019.
Over 100 members of the community came to the funeral of Richard Scott on Oct. 16, 2019. Scott, a Navy veteran, had no record of family when he died.
Lehua Madeira, a member of the Tulsa Midway Jr. Navy ROTC, fixes her cap before the start of Richard Scott’s funeral at the Coastal Bend State Veteran Cemetery.
Patriot Guard of South Texas member Joshua Meyer waits for the start of Scott’s funeral.
A man salutes Scott’s casket on Oct. 15. Around 100 members of the community showed up to Scott’s funeral.
Javier Mendiola salutes Scott’s casket on Oct. 15. Around 100 members of the community showed up to Scott’s funeral.

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