The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for SP4 Robert S. “Bob” Kish, U.S. Army, Vietnam Veteran, for his final services on Thursday, 12 Jan 17.  Bob went to be with the Lord on January 9, 2017 ushered in by the saints after a short illness.

At the time of his death Bob was West Virginia VFW State Commander and a Life Member of the Elm Grove Post 4442. He was a member of the Benwood American Legion Post 46 and a Life Member of Disabled American Veterans. Bob also served in the State of Arkansas as VFW District 8 Commander. American Legion District 13 Commander and American Legion Post 48 Commander. He also served as President of the American Legion Department of Arkansas American Legion Foundation.

Services will be held at the Kepner Funeral Home – Burke Chapel, 2101 Warwood Ave., Wheeling, WV ( beginning at 1300.  There will be public viewing beginning at 0900 until the start of services.

WV Ride Captains Mike ( and Susan Whitlatch ( are the designated Co-RCIC for this most Honorable mission.

Staging will be at the funeral at 1030.  Please arrive as quietly as possible so as not to interfere with the visitation.

Mission briefing at 1045.

Flag line will be in place NLT 1100 and maintained until instructed by the RCICs.

For any who desire to stand with others for the full visitation services, please arrive NLT 0830.

There will be NO escort.  Private interment by the VFW will be held at a later date.

Weather forecast is calling for showers with temperatures in the low 60’s.  Please dress and travel according to conditions at the time of your departure.

Won’t you join with us as we say “Thank You”, “Welcome Home” and “God Speed” to another of our Heroes who gave so much of himself to preserve and protect our freedom and liberties during a very unpopular time in our Nation’s history and to all of our Veterans by his service in the VFW and American Legion.