Riding With Honor and Respect

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  Welcome to the website for the West Virginia Patriot Guard Riding With Honor and Respect   The Patriot Guard Riders is a diverse…. 

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Wondering what the Patriot Guard Riders is all about? You will find that information on our About Us Page and on the national Patriot Guard Riders site at: https://www.patriotguard.org

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HOTH: Wreaths Across America – Pruntytown Grafton, West Virginia – December 17, 2022

Wreaths Across America ceremony at Pruntytown. All participants are invited (and encouraged) to assist in the placement of the wreaths on headstones at the conclusion of the service. Wreaths Across America’s motto is “REMEMBER-HONOR-TEACH”, family, youth, and friends are invited to this most honorable event. December 17, 2022 – 10:00 AM WV National Cemetery Pruntytown 42 Veterans Memorial Lane Grafton, West Virginia   26354

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HOTH: Wreaths Across America Follansbee, West Virginia – December 15, 2022

Please join us for a Salute to Veterans as we escort the Wreaths Across America Truck to The James Funeral Home, Follansbee, WV. Food and celebrations will occur during this community event. We will be escorting the Wreaths Across America Truck from the Sheetz to the James Funeral Home, 1245 Main Street Follansbee, WV 26037. Once we arrive at the Funeral Home we will help unload the wreaths for the Funeral Home.

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Honor Mission: Darel Beavers, Veteran US Army Grafton, West Virginia – December 6, 2022

Darel Beavers, 92 U S Army Veteran for his final services on Tuesday, 6 December 2022.  Darel went to be with the Lord on Monday, 30 November 2022. Darel was a proud veteran of the US Army. He worked many years for Heldreth Construction and was a sawmill worker. Darel was a person who knew no strangers and made friends where ever he traveled. Darel was a man that could make people laugh whatever the situation. He enjoyed being in…

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Honor Mission: William “Bill” Ray Shumaker, Veteran US Air Force Grafton, West Virginia – December 1, 2022

William “Bill” Ray Shumaker, 75 U S Air Force Veteran for his final services on Thursday, 1 December 2022. William went to be with the Lord on Saturday 26, November 2022. Bill graduated from Grafton High School, Class of 1965, and attended Columbia Tech for two years. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force. Bill worked twenty-two years at Harmon Construction and was a project supervisor for WVDOH for twenty -one years. Bartlett Funeral Home 202…

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Honor Mission: Carl Calvin Spitzer Jr., Veteran US Coast Guard Malden, West Virginia – November 16, 2022

Carl Calvin Spitzer Jr., 81 U S Coast Guard Marine Corp. Veteran for his final services on Wednesday, 16 November 2022. Carl went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, 9 November 2022. Carl graduated from Dupont High School, WV, class of 1958. He married the love of his life April 25th, 1958 and enlisted in the US Coast Guard, having served from 1958-1961. Stevens and Grass Funeral Home 4203 Salines Drive Malden, West Virginia   25306

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