Virgil

 

The family of Pfc. Virgil Hickman, U.S. Army, WW II veteran, has asked the Patriot Guard Riders to attend the services for their hero. PFC Hickman is the Father of WV PGR member Rick Hickman.

Pfc. Hickman while serving our country received 7 bronze stars, a silver star, and was in the second wave of soldiers to land at Normandy

Services for Pfc. Hickman, with full military honors, will be Saturday, March 29 at:

Kepner’s Funeral Home
36th & Jacob Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Staging will be at 11:45 a.m. at:

Lowe’s
2801 Chapline Street
Wheeling, WV 26003

Ride briefing will be at 12:00, with KSU at 12:15, for a short ride to the funeral home where we will establish a flag line prior to arrival of family and friends. 

We will provide escort to Greenwood cemetery in Elm Grove for interment, after the services.

As always, check the weather, and travel and dress, accordingly, with safety in mind.

Details will be given at the ride briefing.

Ron Jones, WV Asst State Captain, will be the RCIC for this most distinguished mission of honor

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