The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Brady W. “Bill” Kinkes, WWII U.S. Army Air Corps Veteran, who went to be with the Lord on Sunday, 19 May.  Bill is the Father of PGR member Vickie Hossman. 

   Visitation will be on Wednesday, 22 May, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 214 Marshall St., McMechen, WV ( from 1900-2100. 

   Services will be held on Thursday, 23 May 13, at the funeral home beginning at 1300. Interment will follow in McMechen Cemetery located about 200 yards from funeral home. 

   WV RC Cheryl Skinner ( is the RCIC of this most honorable mission. 

   Staging for visitation will be at the funeral home at 1830.  Briefing will be 1845 with the flag line in place NLT 1900 and maintained until 2100.   

   Staging for the services will be at the funeral home at 1130.  Briefing at 1145 with flag line in place NLT 1200 and maintained until start of services. Flag line will also be provided at graveside services. 

   Early weather forecast is for temperatures in the low 70’s with a 60% chance of showers.  Please dress and travel accordingly. 

   Understanding this is a work day for many, if at all possible please make a concerted effort to attend as we say “Thank You” and bid farewell to another of America’s Greatest Generation.



McMechen, WV 26040