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Home » Colorado Missions and Events » Mission Archive » 18 JUN - Amplias Owen Hibbs, US Army Air Corps and WWII Veteran - Fort Logan, Denver

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6/11/2019 10:15:52 AM

Jim Herstein
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The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in honor at the Interment Service for Amplias Owen Hibbs at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 South Sheridan Blvd., Denver, 80236 on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 1:15PM, Committal Shelter C. His wife, Dorothy Melinda Hibbs, will also be interred at this Service.

Mr. Hibbs was born on July 26, 1920 and died on May 28, 2019 at the age of 98. He served in the US Army Air Corps during WWII. He enlisted shortly after the attack on Pearl Harbor and became a B-25 Flight Instructor and graduated 117 pilots. He then served in the Pacific with the 345th Bomber Group. Following his Service, Mr. Hibbs worked as a United Airlines Pilot for almost 30 years. His career also included the position of Assistant Manager of Flight Operations at Lowry Air Force Base.


12:30PM - Stage at the Fort Logan Visitors Center
12:45PM - Mission Briefing
1:00PM - Depart for Committal Shelter C to Form Flag Line

Dave "Captain Slow" Lefavor will serve as Ride Captain.


I will be honored to attend and will bring Flags.








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Jim
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jwherst@aol.com
Colorado PGR HOTH Coordinator
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6/11/2019 12:12:25 PM

David Lefavor
David Lefavor
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I am honored to stand for Mr. Hibbs. I am available to RC.

To the family and friends of this hero I offer sincere condolences.

Rest in peace, fellow Airman and UAL alumnus. It is my privilege to stand in your honor.
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Dave “Captain Slow” Lefavor
USAF 1967-1972 USAFR 1972-1979

Standing in memory of:
Leslie A. “Les” Powell USA, KIA Viet Nam, friend, Panel 27W Line 102
Richard Lefavor USN WWII, uncle
Lowell E. Bair USA Korea, UHP, uncle
Donald Sebesta USN WWII, FBI, father-in-law
Louis “Lou” Olivera USA Panama, “brother”

Standing in honor of:
Robert W. Lefavor USN WWII, father
Donald Lefavor USN WWII, uncle
Robert D. Lefavor USAF, brother
John W. Lefavor WVCPD, brother
Taylor Press USMC, nephew
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6/11/2019 1:16:49 PM

Kathy Goldstein
Kathy Goldstein
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I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Amplias O. Hibbs, USAAC WWII Veteran. During this most difficult time, I pray you peace. I will forever be grateful for his service, sacrifice, and dedication to our country. Rest easy now, Sir…those you have left behind to carry on without you have the watch.

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Kathy "Rat" Goldstein
State Captain
ratkatgold@comcast.net
Cell - 720-244-0594

To those whose duty it is to protect and preserve the freedom of the people of this country, I most humbly thank you...
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6/11/2019 2:26:05 PM

Dave
Dave "EZ" McCabe
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My condolences to the family and friends of this proud Vetetran. Thank you for your service to this Nation Mr. Hibbs. I will be honored to stand for this Hero.
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dave
Ride Captain

A tour of duty lasts a life time.
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6/11/2019 5:59:33 PM

Dave Feazell
Dave Feazell
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Our thoughts and prayers to the family and friends.

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“To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children…to leave the world a better place…to know even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded.”

Ralph Waldo Emerson

In Memory of:
John Filonowich.
Rod Breazeale
Louis “Lou” Olivera
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6/11/2019 7:27:44 PM

Jerry Snowbarger
Jerry Snowbarger
Posts: 1036
Sincere condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Mr. Hibbs. So sorry for your loss. I will be Honored to stand for this Hero.

Jerry

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TopSnow
Ride Captain
Assistant State Captain, Denver Area
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6/13/2019 8:49:20 AM

ken (Nick) nicholas
ken (Nick) nicholas
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My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Hibbs.
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Assistant State Captain (Northern Co,)
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6/16/2019 4:10:49 PM

Linda Landers Sasse
Linda Landers Sasse
Posts: 43
I will be honored to stand for this great Veteran.

I pray that your memories you share will bring peace and comfort to the family and friends os this Veteran. Rest In Peace Mr. Hibbs.

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In memory of
QMC Donald Landers, Korea, Vietnam
1st Lt Adalaide Brooks, WWII
2nd Lt Alfred Sasse, WWII

In honor of:
Staff Sgt Jason Sasse, Iraq, Afghanistan
Gunnery Sgt. Nadine Sasse, Afghanistan
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6/16/2019 7:42:07 PM

Jim Herstein
Jim Herstein
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Sincere appreciation for the US Army Air Corps and WWII Service of Amplias Hibbs. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.

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Jim
(303) 518-8790
jwherst@aol.com
Colorado PGR HOTH Coordinator
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6/17/2019 6:06:27 AM

Jim Carr
Jim Carr
Posts: 325
Thank you for your sacrifice and service to our great nation.
My sincere thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of this great soldier sorry for your loss.

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Build someone up today, tomorrow may be to late
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6/17/2019 5:33:52 PM

Glen Gunderson
Glen Gunderson
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We are forever grateful for the commitment Mr. Hibbs made for our country. May you take pride, comfort and peace in all he accomplished.

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In memory:
CW4 Chris “Gundy” Gunderson
Cpl Virgil Gamlem, USMC, Tarawa, WWII
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6/18/2019 5:58:22 AM

E. W. Thomas
E. W. Thomas
Posts: 145
I extend my most sincere condolences to the family and friends of WWII Veteran Hibs.

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Standing with honor and respect for those who served.

E.W. "Tom" Thomas
Eastern Colorado Plains RC
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6/18/2019 7:52:16 AM

Mike Anderson
Mike Anderson
Posts: 344
I am honored to stand for Mr. Hibbs.
Mike
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