The family of Col. Jasper C. Lilly, Jr., has invited the Patriot Guard Riders to escort their Hero to his final rest and stand a flag line during graveside services.


Staging Time: 09:00

Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home
729 Flat Top Road
Shady Spring, West Virginia 25918

Ride Captain:
WV ASC-South Pat Hanifin, Sr (patnpath@frontier.com; 304-673-9780) is the RCIC.

Special Instructions:

PGR will provide escort to the Ellison Ridge Cemetery at 0930.

Colonel  Lilly had a diverse and accomplished 38-year career in the US Marine Corps. He served as platoon commander in Vietnam in 1966 and 1967. He served in Desert Shield and Desert Storm as Assistant Chief of Staff and was promoted to Chief of Staff, 1st Marine Division upon his return from the Middle East. Durning his years as an enlisted Marine he served as drill instructor at Officer Candidate School in Quantico, Virginia. He received a number of personal decorations including Legion of Merit with two gold stars, Purple Heart with gold star, Meritorious Service Medal, and 20 other service awards.

Flags & Water:

Flags will not be provided

If you have large bike flags, please bring them.

Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Joe Cumblidge
Position: West Virginia State Captain

Shady Spring, WV 25918