The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Robert “T-Bone” Smith as he is reinterred in the Donel C. Kinnard State Veterans Cemetery, 130 Academy Dr., Dunbar, WV ( on Friday, 25 Oct 19 at 1:00 PM. 

   Bob willingly served our great Nation as a member of the U.S. Air Force for 20 years. After retirement he returned to West Virginia eventually becoming actively involved in the Patriot Guard Riders as a West Virginia Ride Captain.  He went to be with the Lord on 05 December 2011. 

   Staging will be in the gravel parking lot of the West Virginia State Police Academy, 135 Academy Dr., Dunbar, West Virginia 25604. ( at 12:15 PM. 

   Mission Briefing: 12:25 PM. 

   KSU: as near to 12:30 PM as possible.  We will proceed directly to the committal shelter and establish our flag line as we await the arrival of the procession. 

   Flag line will be maintained for the duration of the ceremony. 

   Jim Shaffer ( and Jeanne Shaffer ( are the Co-RCIC. 

  Won’t you join with us as we say a final farewell to one who gave so much for his Country as well as to those we stand to Honor.

135 Academy Dr, Dunbar, WV 25064