The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect during the committal services for Sp3 Ralph F. Shipplett, U.S. Army Veteran, at the West Virginia National Cemetery in Pruntytown, WV on Friday, 16 May 14. Ralph is the Uncle of PGR member and WV RC John Brown.
Committal services are scheduled to begin at 1100.

WV RC Buddy Myers ( is the RCIC assisted by WV RC John Brown (

Staging will be at 1030 at the admin building of the West Virginia National Cemetery, Pruntytown, WV (

Mission brief at 1045 after which we will follow the lead vehicle to the committal shelter.

Early weather forecast is for partly cloudy skies with a 20% chance of rain and temperatures in the low 60’s. Please dress and travel accordingly.