The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for CPL LeMoyne Merinar, 92, U.S. Army, WWII Veteran, for his final services on Saturday, 25 Jun 16.  LeMoyne went to be with the Lord on Wednesday, 22 Jun.  He is the Grandfather of WV PGR member, Brian Merinar.

Services will be held at the Sand Hill United Methodist Church, 11 Hill St., Wheeling, WV (https://tinyurl.com/zh2doru) beginning at 1100.

West Virginia Ride Captain Ed Gill (egillsdare@yahoo.com) is the designated Ride Captain in Charge of this most Honorable mission.

Staging will be at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger St., Wheeling, WV (https://tinyurl.com/jru6ttn) at 0900.

Mission briefing at 0915.

KSU at 0930.  We will be providing escort from the funeral home to the UMC.  If fuel is needed, please ensure that is done prior to the escort as it will take approximately 20 minutes.

Upon arrival at the church, our flag line will be established prior to the start of visitation at 1000 and will be maintained until the services begin.

Interment will be in the cemetery located at the church.  Our flag line will be established and maintained until the conclusion of graveside rites.

Forecast for Saturday is for temperatures near 90 and a 90% chance of sunshine.  Please ensure you keep yourself well hydrated.

If possible, please put forth the effort to attend as we say “Thank You” and “God Speed” to another of America’s Greatest Generation.




Wheeling, WV 26003