The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for James F. Carpenter, U.S. Army Veteran, who went to be with the Lord on 5 May 14.


   Our mission will consist of escorting James from the Raiguel Funeral Home, McGregor St., Cairo, WV ( to the Cantwell Church of Christ for services at 1300.  Interment will follow in the church cemetery.


   WV District VI RC, Carl Spade ( is the RCIC of this most honorable mission.


   Staging will be at the funeral home at 1030 with mission brief at 1045 in preparation for the family’s arrival at 1100.  Escort is to depart at approximately 1130, led by the funeral director.


   Early weather forecast is for mostly cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid to upper 80’s.  Please ensure you are properly hydrated.


   Understanding this is a work day for many, if at all possible please make the effort to stand for another of our own who willingly gave of himself for your freedom and liberty.