Riding With Honor and Respect

Welcome to The West Virginia Patriot Guard site

  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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You may submit a mission request by filling the form  at the Mission Requests Page or by checking our Contact Us page.

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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Honor Mission:Edgar Clay Snyder EMT/Paramedic, Fire Service Albright, West Virginia – November 12, 2022

Edgar Clay Snyder, 95 EMT and Retired Fireman for his final services on Saturday, 12 November 2022. Edgar went to be with the Lord on Sunday, 6 November 2022. Edgar was medically unable to be drafted in WWII, so he became a member of the WV Guard. They were formed to protect WV in case of invasion. He became a member of the Civil Air Patrol. He was the commander of the Preston County Chapter. He was a pilot and…

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