The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Thomas Seth Bair, Sr., US Air Force, Vietnam Era Veteran for his final services on Wednesday, 19 Oct 16.

Services will be held at the Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 729 Flat Top Rd., Shady Spring, WV ( beginning at 1100.

WV District Captain Pat Hanifin, Sr. ( is the designated Ride Captain in Charge of this most Honorable mission.

Staging will be at the funeral home at 0930.

Briefing at 0945 with flag line in place NLT 1000 and maintained until the start of services.

At the conclusion of services, our flag line will be set for Thomas’ dignified transfer to the hearse.

Escort will be provided to the Donel C. Kinnard State Veteran’s Cemetery, 130 Academy Dr., Dunbar, WV (, a distance of approximately 83 miles.  Please ensure you have plenty of fuel for the escort. Escort will be up the WV Turnpike so also ensure you have money for the toll booths (2 @ $2.00 each).  Please do NOT fly large flags during the escort, for the safety of all involved.

Graveside services are scheduled for 1345.  Upon arrival at the cemetery, we will stop at the Admin building and await escort to the committal shelter.  Our flag line will be set and maintained during the services.

Weather forecast is for mostly sunny skies with temperatures in the upper 70’s.  Please dress and travel accordingly.  As always, cages and bikes are both welcome.

Won’t you join with us as we say “Thank You”, “God Speed” and “Welcome Home” to another of our native sons who willingly answered the call to protect our freedoms and liberties at a time when such service was frowned upon by many.



Shady Spring, WV 25918