Myron "Honey Bear" Honican was in the 1st Platoon 1968-1969
Myron Glenn Honican, 72, passed May 15, 2016. Husband to Laurie; Father of Brian, Christopher, Shawn and Aaron; Grandfather of 6; Great-grandfather of 3; Daddy to his faithful buddy "Mators". Proud Vietnam Vet, boy scout leader, volunteer firefighter, VFW Commander and past Vietnam Vets M/C Chapter and State President. Life member of VFW post 6562, DAV, A 4/12 CAU and 11th ACRVC and Blackhorse Association.ServicesThursday May 19th. Visitation 11 - noon. Funeral at noon. All at Evans Funeral Home 1944 SR 28 Goshen, OH.
I was contacted early Sunday Morning that a Trooper Had passed. But it was not until Today at noon that I found out it was Myron Hunican, "Honey Bear" a 1st Platoon Trooper from 1968 and 1969. Just got off the phone with his son who told me he took a turn for the worst last week. And that he was in no pain when he left us.
Myron and his family attended last years reunion at Ft. Benning as part of his bucket list , We had only met twice, in 2004 in DC and last year at Benning but he was a quality guy and he will be missed.
Linda and I will be traveling down to the Cincinnati area for the Funeral on Thursday. It will be at the Evens Funeral home in Goshen OH. at 11:00 A.M.
Take Care my Brothers Keith
Well its been a week since Linda and I went to Goshen , Ohio for the Funeral of Myron ( Honey Bear) Honican. There has been a lot of thought since that event. So here is a brief description of what transpired.
When we got to Goshen the Funeral home was festooned with Flags and a contingent of Patriot Guard Riders flanked the Main door. As we left the car a tall Vet in a Black Stetson came forward and introduced himself as a fellow Trooper from the 11th Cav. Myron was in the infusion from A Troop to the 11th Cav. We struck up a conversation and debated which was better the 11th or the 12th but that's another story.
Upon entering we Met Myron's wife and sons at the casket and I gave her a coin to place with him. We placed the Troop Guiedon on a table and paid our respects . While sitting there was met some other vets from Vietnam and talked also about Myron. Scout Leader, baseball coach and all around great guy.
As the service commenced the minister said it would be a little different with no preaching we Started with Pledging Allegence to the flag and then singing " America the Beautiful. " after the service we headed to the cemetary it was along procession of over 50 cars and we stopped all traffic in Goshen as we went thru town. At the cemetary, The VFW and Legion and US Army provided the color guards firing party and Flag detail. It was a beautiful day and a great way to send off our brother to Fiddlers Green.
I want to wish all of you the best and to remember those in the Troop that we lost in Vietnam and those we have lost since we returned.
the Roll Call at Fiddler's Green