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Riding With Honor and Respect

Welcome to The West Virginia Patriot Guard site

  Welcome to the website for the West Virginia Patriot Guard Riding With Honor and Respect   The Patriot Guard Riders is a diverse…. 

Who We Are

Wondering what the Patriot Guard Riders is all about? You will find that information on our About Us Page and on the national Patriot Guard Riders site at: https://www.patriotguard.org

Submit A Mission Request

You may submit a mission request by filling the form  at the Mission Requests Page or by checking out Contact Us page.

Thomas Courtney, U.S. Navy Veteran – Bridgeport, WV – 30 Jun 20

ABOUT THE MISSION: The family of Mr. Thomas Dewey Courtney, USN, have asked The Patriot Guard Riders to provide escort and stand in silent Honor and Respect for Thomas Dewey Courtney, 71, US Navy. Mr Courtney went to be with the Lord on June 22. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-30-20 Staging: 9:30 AM. Burnside Funeral Home 607 S Virginia Avenue Bridgeport, West Virginia 26330 https://tinyurl.com/yb7aocs4 Ride Captain: Boonie Jarvis dolittle202@gmail.com 304-290-8487 Special Instructions: Flag-line: In place by 10:00 AM. After services…

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SHORT NOTICE – Lawrence “Larry” Raines – US Army Korean/Vietnam Wars – Malden, WV – 22 Jun 20

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to provide escort and stand in silent Honor and Respect for Lawrence W. “Larry” Raines, 76, US Army Veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars for his interment services on Monday, 22 Jun 20. Larry went to be with the Lord on 16 Jun 20. A Committal service with military honors will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Monday, June 22, 2020, at the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans…

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SHORT NOTICE – Honor Mission: Harry Tennyson Ison, Huntington, West Virginia – 06-15-20

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Harry Tennyson Ison, 100, U.S. Army Air Corps, WWII Veteran for his final services and internment on Monday, 15 June 20 in Huntington, WV. Harry went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, 10 June 2020. Harry proudly served our Country in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 06-15-20 Staging Time: 11:30 AM Chapman Funeral Home 2851 3rd Ave, Huntington, West…

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Coronavirus Pandemic

Message from National: Ladies and Gentlemen, With the number of questions being asked and concerns about mission attendance and the Coronavirus Pandemic, I have decided to make the following statement. Please put this information out to the membership along with any decision you may have made concerning mission participation or discontinuance. As States have been directly affected in different ways by the Coronavirus Pandemic, State Captains and their Leadership teams have raised concerns about missions being conducted. State Leadership should…

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SHORT NOTICE – Charles K. “Cookie” Morris, USA Veteran – Parkersburg, WV – 05 Mar 20

  ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Charles K. “Cooter’ Morris for his final visitation and inurnment on Thursday, 05 Mar 20. Cooter went to be with the Lord on Monday, 02 Mar 20. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-05-20 Staging Time: 2:30 PM Leavitt’s Funeral Home & Crematory 403 7th St. Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101 https://tinyurl.com/syzldx Ride Captain: Carl Spade (ace_gunsmith@hotmail.com) is the RCIC. Special Instructions: Mission briefing at…

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Short Notice – CPL Edwin C. Runner, U.S. Army WWII Veteran – Newburg, WV – 21 Feb 20

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for CPL (T5) Edwin Runner, U.S. Army WWII Veteran, for his final service and interment on Friday, 21 Feb 20. Edwin went to be with the Lord on 17 Feb 20. CPL Runner served his Country honorably in the Pacific theater as a member of Co B 304th SIG OPN BN throughout the war, first on the island Leyte in the eastern Philippines…

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CPO R. Catherine Kelly, USN (Ret), Pruntytown, WV – 31 Jan 20

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to provide a final escort and stand in silent Honor and Respect for U.S. Navy (Retired) CPO R. Catherine Kelly as she is laid to rest in the West Virginia National Cemetery, Pruntytown, WV on Friday, 31 Jan 20. Chief Kelly went to be with the Lord quietly, in her sleep, on 12 Jan 20. Catherine began her 26 year Naval career in November 1975 where all ladies did at that time, Recruit…

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Welcome Home Elements of the WVNG – Charleston, WV – 04 Jan 20

ABOUT THE MISSION: The Family Readiness Group of the West Virginia National Guard has requested our presence and participation in welcoming home our Citizen Soldiers from an almost one year overseas deployment. Our heroes will be arriving in two separate groups. One in the morning and one in the afternoon on Saturday, 04 Jan 20 @ Yeager Airport in Charleston, WV. PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 01-04-20 Staging Time: 10:45 AM Go-Mart 1502 Greenbrier St. Charleston, West Virginia 25311 https://tinyurl.com/r4gt7ah Ride Captain:…

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