A Hero's Last Ride - Tribute Planned Monday for Kevin Quinn

Funeral procession for Marine combat vet, new father...
Friends of USMC Veteran and new father Kevin Quinn have planned a series of tributes along his funeral procession route on Monday (GFM campaign photo)

The friends of Marine Corps veteran Kevin Quinn have planned a "Hero's Last Ride" along the route of Mr. Quinn's funeral procession on Monday.  Mr. Quinn was killed last week when his vehcile was struck head-on by a car apparently fleeing from police.  Mr. Quinn was on the way home from visiting his wife and new-born daughter at Cape Cod Hospital.

Here is what is planned for Monday along the funeral procession route:

"On Monday August 6th please line the funeral procession route for the family and friends of USMC war veteran Kevin Quinn. Member of the excavation construction industry the owner of Quinn septic and excavation. 

Kevin also has a week old baby Girl with Mr Ts auto repair taking donations of baby stuff toys clothes gift cards and monetary donations going directly to Kevin’s family. SATURDAY AUGUST 4th 
Mr Ts auto repair route 130 Mashpee 

Please give one hour of your time to pay respect to a man who was taken too soon. 

Line up on the route starting at 11am.

Cars, Trucks, tractor trailers, cranes anyone and everyone is encouraged to show their support for this fallen hero. Please park on the far right side of the roadway and stay way inside the white line. Please show your patriotism by bringing an American flag or a USMC flag to show your support as the procession passes by. "

Additionally, the Facebook post lists some of the tributes planned along the route:

"Mashpee EMS Complex 
Baxter’s largest crane,

The old cherry stones 
A&H recon wrecker hoisting globe and anchor 
Spirit of America marching band with honor guard 
Detachment 125 marine corps league honor guard 
Mashpee fire ladder

Crane wildlife refuge 
Beacon marine cane

Cavossa 
Falmouth fire ladder

Route 28 on ramp 
Unspecified wrecker

Route 28 north bound 
Heavy trucks 18 wheelers

Otis Rotary 
Bay state crane 
Big wheels wreckers
bourne fire and Pd DPW

Cemetery entrance MMR ladder

Expecting hundreds of bikers from leathernecks and jarheads Mc coming in strong and hundreds of people from the community

Get there early get off the road to ease the expected congestion fill every foot spread it out."


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