CURRENT MISSIONS

We have been invited by the family of WWII veteran Seaman 1st Class Andy Paul Wheeler, 88, US Navy, to stand in his honor.  Mr. Wheeler lived life to the fullest, loved liberty, freedom, and the country he selflessly and honorably served.  He will long be remembered for the lives he touched.  The following arrangements have been made:

 

VISITATION/FUNERAL

When:  1000 hours, Thursday, 24 April 2014

Where:  Young Funeral Home, 201 W. Main St., Louisa, KY

Staging Time:  0930 hours

Staging Place:  “Eagle’s Nest”, US Route 23 (South)/ Rt 3 Intersection, Louisa, KY

KSU:  0945 hours

 

The funeral will begin at 1300 hours.  Burial will follow the funeral at the Yatesville Memorial Gardens.  The PGR will lead the procession and establish a flag line at both the funeral home and the burial site. 

 

Forecast:  Thursday…mostly sunny, high of 74.  Please arrive hydrated, dress accordingly, and bring your 3’x5’ flags.  It is our honor to stand for a man who was part of the greatest generation in American history.  Ed Hicks will be the Ride Captain for this mission.  If you have any questions, please contact me at the number listed below.  Thank you to each of you.  Take care and ride safe.

 

 

 

Tom Epperly

Sr. Ride Captain

Patriot Guard Riders

Ashland, KY

606.571.9022

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Mary Ann DeFarno
SGT, Retired
United States Army

Kentucky and America has lost another Hero.  Mary Ann DeFarno was a veteran of the United States Army.
 
We have been asked and will stand at her service on Wednesday at her final resting place at the Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central (KVCC).
WEDNESDAY 23 APRIL 2014
STAGING for (KVCC) will be at 09:00 AM EST
 
Kentucky Veterans Cemetery Central
2501 North Dixie Boulevard
Radcliff, KY 40160
SERVICE: Begins at 10:00 Hours

Please stage at the main building to the right as you enter the Cemetery and move forward as requested by the Ride Captain. This will ensure we do not disturb any other services taking place.
 
 
RIDE CAPTAIN(S)
Peggy Hall
Charlie Seamans
seamansc@yahoo.com
James (Danny) Johnson
Senior Ride Captain
roughriverdan@yahoo.com
Tom Folsom
Assistant State Captain
Patriot Guard Rider
http://www.pgrofky.com/

Danny Valentine
Kentucky State Captain
Patriot Guard Rider 
RIDING WITH RESPECT and SEMPER FI
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Kentucky has lost another Hero Mr. James Floyd Brooks, passed away April 17, 2014 he serviced 22 years in the US ARMY Vietnam Veteran.
The family has ask Kentucky Patriot Guard to stand a flag line & escort there loved one from Owen Funeral Home to KVC in Radcliff with Military Honors.  
Owen Funeral Home
5317 Dixie Hwy
Louisville, KY. 40216 
Flag Line:
Date - April 23, 2014
Stage - 0830
Flag Line - 0900 to 1045
Final Salute - 1050
Escort: 
Date - April 23, 2014
To - KVC
Time - 1145 
RC Chris Richardson

Danny Vatentine
Kentucky State Captain
Patriot Guard Riders

RIDING WITH RESPECT and SEMPER FI

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Just a reminder of the Escort this Tue April 22nd for the World War ll Veteran that has been missing for 71 yrs. We will be going to Nashville Airport with the Family and Funeral Home to pick up the remains of Mr. Carneal, his plane is scheduled to arrive at 10:00 AM. We will leave Mayfield and pick up some at Aurora then head on up HWY 80 and go to exit 86 on I-24 to meet some more bikes and the Funeral Home. We will ride to the Airport and again stop on the way back at exit 86 for gas and bathroom break, before heading back to Paducah to finish the escort to Lindsey Funeral Home. Staging and leave times for the different locations are listed below.
 
Mayfield: Pocket Shell 1009 Paris Rd
Staging: 6:00 AM
Kickstands up: 6:15 AM
 
Aurora: Arriving at 6:45 AM ROLLING THRU PICK UP
 
Oak Grove exit 86 I-24: should arrive at Flying J at 7:45 AM
THERE ARE 2 FLYING J'S AT THIS EXIT, IF COMING FROM PADUCAH GET OFF GO RIGHT TO THE RED LIGHT & TURN RIGHT AND IMMEDIATELY BACK TO THE RIGHT INTO FLYING J
 
WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY & MID TO UPPER 70'S
 
Ride Safe and Stay Alert
Patriot Guard
Senior Ride Captain
Board of Directors
Dan Baja Bondurant
270-705-0307
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It is with great sorrow that I announce the passing of another Great American Hero! Private First Class Vesta L. Shelton a WWll Veteran. The Family has requested the Patriot Guard to do a Flag Line at the Funeral and Escort to the Cemetery for this Hero. Mr. Shelton's service will be Wednesday at J. H. Churchill Funeral Home in Murray, KY with internment at Murray Memorial Gardens. The service will be Visitation at 1:00 PM and Funeral at 2:00. We will be staging at Mayfield and also at the Funeral Home, times are listed below.
 
Staging 1009 Paris Rd Mayfield: 11:30 AM
Kickstands up:11:45 AM
 
Staging at the Funeral Home
201 S. 3rd St Murray: 12:30 PM
 
Weather: Sunny and 70's
 
Ride Safe and Stay Alert
Patriot Guard
Senior Ride Captain
Board of Directors
Dan Baja Bondurant
270-705-0307

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GATHERING OF THE GUARD (Spring 2014)
Frankfort, KY.
May 9, 10 & 11

Hello fellow PGR riders, with the first day of spring only weeks away it time to start thinking about the Spring 2014 GOTG. This year we will spend the weekend near our State Capital and where horses live like Kings and Queens. Lexington and Versailles are home to some of the largest horse farms in the Country. The Kentucky Derby will not end after the first Saturday in May, as we will be touring one of Kentucky's most prestigious horse farm. On Saturday after riding through some of Lexington beautiful back roads and miles and miles of white fences we will gear down to take a behind the seen tour of a horse farm that turns young horses into two year old derby winners. After a day of action packed fun we are hosting a Texas Holdem Tournament run by Tom Folsom.  

Mark your calendars and make your reservations at the Best Western Parkside Inn in Frankfort, KY. 80 Chenault Drive (502) 695-6111. I have reserved a blocked of rooms under "Kentucky Patriot Guards" name. The rate is $75.00 per night and that includes a hot breakfast with pancakes, waffles, biscuits & gravy, cereal, oatmeal, fruit and more.

A full agenda will be posted and sent out as plans get final approval. Please fill free to contact me with any questions or concerns. With any outdoor activities in the spring is that nasty four letter word...rain. So lets all band together and think good thoughts for sunny days.


Chris Richardson
Senior Ride Captain
Patriot Guard Riders