The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Mel Todd Samuel, USMC Veteran of the Persian Gulf War, for his final services and interment on Saturday, 13 July. Mel went to be with the Lord on Sunday, 07 July.


Staging Time: 09:30 AM

Stevens and Grass Funeral Home
4203 Salines Dr.,
Malden, West Virginia 25306

Ride Captain:

Dave Shaffer (pdshaffer327@yahoo.com) is the RCIC

Special Instructions:

Mission brief at 9:45 AM.
Flag line will be in place NLT 10:00 AM and will be maintained until the start of services.
At the conclusion of services, flag line will be set and maintained for his dignified transfer to the hearse for his final journey.
Escort will be provided to Kanawha Valley Memorial Gardens, 6027 E Dupont Ave, Glasgow, WV 25086 (https://tinyurl.com/y4byvm5f), a distance of approximately 14 miles.
Flag line will be set at the cemetery and maintained until the end of graveside services.
Won’t you come out and join us as we say “Thank you for your service” and “God Speed” to another of our native sons who willingly answered his Nation’s call to duty.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Susan Whitlatch
Position: West Virginia Mission Submitter