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Honor Mission
Chester Leroy Ballenger JR, Veteran
USA – Korea
Trenton, Tennessee – 06-13-20


Our great State of Tennessee and the people of Huntington have lost another Veteran Hero. Corporal Chester Leroy Ballenger passed on the 3rd of June 2020 at the age of 83. CPL Ballenger proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. CPL Ballenger had the unusual duty of being a Boxer. He was a Golden Glove Boxer representing the US Army. The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to honor CPL Ballenger and the services rendered to our great nation, and the Patriot Guard Riders will be honored to do so.

Staging Time: 11:45 AM

Trenton VFW
1202 Manufacturers Row
Trenton, Tennessee 38382

Ride Captain:

Alvin McPherson

Special Instructions:

This will be a staked flag line at the entrance of the VFW. There will be a one person Final Salute.
If the family receives the ashes in time there may be an escort from the family’s house to the VFW.
They have also invited the PGR to eat after the Memorial service at City Café.
If you think you have been exposed to COVID19 or are experiencing symptoms please do not attend this mission for the safety of others.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Raymond Thedford
Position: Tennessee Assistant State Captain

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Chester Leroy Ballenger JR Comment

  1. My sincere condolences to the Family and Friends of this Hero. May He Rest in Peace.

    JJ Bishop, PGR
    SGT (Ret.), Henrico County Police, Virginia
    MCPO (Ret.), USCGR
    Hudson, FL

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