The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Lt Alvin U. Martin, U.S. Navy Veteran of WWII.

   Funeral services will be held on Thursday, 26 April, beginning at 1100 at Cunningham-Parker-Johnson Funeral Home, 1325 Washington St., West, Charleston, WV 25302 (

   Interment will follow at Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, 5233 Rocky Fork Road, Cross Lanes, WV 25313.  PGR will provide escort to the cemetery. 

    Staging will be at 0930 at the funeral home.  Flag line will be in place by 1000 and will remain until start of services.  We will remain to provide escort.

    Current weather forecast for Thursday is for partly cloudy skies with temperatures near 70 and a 50% chance of showers.

    WV RC Anita Gunnoe ( is the RCIC for this most honorable mission. 

    Understanding this is a work day for many, please make a concerted effort to attend and show another of America’s Greatest Generation the Honor and Respect he deserves and has earned.


Joe Cumblidge

State Captain

West Virginia Patriot Guard

Charleston, WV 25302