Virgil Boyd Adkins, US Army

Korean War KIA

Hinton, WV

August 17, 2012


The family and friends of Virgil Boyd Adkins have requested the Patriot Guard Riders to assist in memorial honors for their hero. Virgil was killed in action while protecting his unit’s departure from the field 10 days before the end of the Korean War. As his remains were never recovered, Virgil was awarded the Silver Star posthumously for his courageous action.

 Staging:    Friday, August 17, 2012 @ 12:30 p.m.

                 Summers County Memorial Building

                 97 Park Avenue

                 Hinton, WV

 Briefing:   12:45 p.m.  Flag line 1:00 p.m. until commencement of service at 2:00 p.m.

 Forecast:  Mostly cloudy with a high of 86, and 0% chance of rain


Ride Captain:   Pat Hanifin, Sr. (304) 673-9780


There will be full military honors at the completion of the memorial service. Please bring a 3 x 5 flag. As always cages and bikes are welcome.


Respectfully submitted by:  Pat Hanifin, Sr.

                                            WVPG DRC