The family of US Army Veteran, Gary A. Cooper, has requested the Patriot Guard Riders’ presence at the final services of their loved this Friday, June 16th. The mission will consist of a flag line at the funeral home, with an escort and subsequent flag line at the cemetery. Interment will take place at the Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veteran’s Cemetery in Institute.

Staging time: 1130, mission brief at 1150, flag line in place by 1200.

Staging location: Gatens-Harding Funeral Home, 147 Main St., Poca, WV

Service: 1300, at the funeral home; 1430, at the cemetery

RC: Buddy Palla, 304-610-1324

Submitted by Buddy Palla,


Poca, WV 25159