The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent honor of Edward Purdy who served his country in the 82nd Airborne Division of the U S Army during the Korean conflict.

Services at: 
Craven-Shires Funeral Home  
3431 Coal Heritage Road
(US Route 52 in Bluewell)
Bluefield, West Virginia   24701

From I-77 and US Route 460

Travel on US Route 460 into Bluefield. Take US Route 52N.They are located about 4 miles outside of the city limits of Bluefield on the left. This location may not show up on all GPS units. If you are having this trouble, we suggest using Pinnacle View Road, Bluefield, WV.  In addition, GPS coordinates are: N 37* 18.250 W 081* 15.4321.

Ride Captain for this mission is Pat Hanifin Sr  (304) 673-9780

As always, bikes and cages are welcome. Please bring a 3 X 5 flag to stand the flag line. At the completion of services there will be an approximately 9 mile escort to Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Princeton, WV for graveside rites.

Staging date and time is incomplete at this time, but services are expected to be in the early part of the week.  Please monitor the thread for additional details.  View at:


Bluefield, WV 24701