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Honor Mission
Gene Patrick “Pat” Gallagher
USAR, LEO –
Morgantown, West Virginia – 03-31-21

ABOUT THE MISSION:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in silent Honor and Respect for Gene Patrick “Pat” Gallagher U.S. Army Reserves, for his final services on Wednesday. Pat went to be with the Lord on Thursday March 25th 2021. Pat joined the Morgantown Police Force in 1957 and became a Police Lieutenant in 1963. He began to work at the Robert F. Kennedy Youth Center (now FCI Morgantown) in 1968 first as a Corrections Officer and then as a Counselor. He transferred to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Brunswick, GA as a Firearms Instructor from 1985 until his retirement in 1989 when he moved back to Granville. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, firearms, gardening and traveling. Pat served on Granville City Council and the Granville Fire Commission.

PRIMARY STAGING DETAILS: 03-31-21
Staging Time: 09:45 AM

Smith Funeral & Cremation Care
108 Holland Ave
Morgantown, West Virginia 26501

Ride Captain:

Doug Geary
dougandjanegeary@yahoo.com
304-816-9174

Special Instructions:

Staging: 9:45 AM
Ride Briefing: 9:50AM
This is an ESCORT ONLY
Escort to: Beverly Hills Memorial Gardens, 1290 Fairmont Rd, Morgantown, WV 26501.
Early weather forecast is for temperatures in the lower 60’s with a 52% chance of rain. Please dress and travel accordingly.
Please remember the restrictions in place for Covid-19.
Won’t you join with us as we say “Thank You” and “God Speed” to another of our native sons who willingly gave of his time and effort to defend your freedom and liberties.
Flags & Water:
Flags will not be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Susan Whitlatch
Position: West Virginia Assistant State Captain

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March 31
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13 Comments

  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

  2. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
    May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

    May your memories of Gene Patrick Gallagher, give you peace, comfort and strength…

    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
    I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
    My thoughts
    and prayers to the family of ….

    US Army Reserve Veteran, Gene Patrick Gallagher, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  3. May the love of God surround you and your family during this difficult time,
    May you come to know that the love of God is with you always,

    May your memories of Gene Patrick Gallagher, give you peace, comfort and strength…

    Rest now in the arms of our Lord your mission on earth is complete.
    I thank you for your service to our Country and my Freedom. You will not be forgotten.
    My thoughts
    and prayers to the family of ….

    US Army Reserve Veteran, Gene Patrick Gallagher, is “A True American Hero” God Bless†

    † Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends. John 15:13 †

  4. My wife and I give many thanks for the lifetime of service to the citizens of West Virginia and the US of Pat Gallagher. May his friends and family find a degrees of comfort from each other in the difficult days ahead as they mourn their loss and celebrate his life. Stand down sir, your Earthly mission is now complete. Rest in eternal peace forever.

    Pat Hanifin, Sr
    Senior Ride Captain/ASC-South
    US Air Force 70 – 74

  5. My Sincere Condolences to the family and friends of JPat Gallagher. Thank you, Pat, for your dedicated commitment and service to our great country. Pat’s family and friends, may God hold you close and comfort you as only he can. Pat, you may be gone, but you will never be forgotten!!..Rest in Peace Sir.

    A light went out on Earth for me
    The day we said goodbye
    And on that day a star was born,
    The brightest in the sky
    Reaching through the darkness
    With its rays of purest white
    Lighting up the Heavens
    As it once lit up my life
    With beams of love to heal
    The broken heart you left behind
    Where always in my memory
    Your lovely star will shine

    Susan Whitlatch
    Asst. State Captain
    WV Patriot Guard
    Starr6562@gmail.com

  6. To the family and friends of Gene Patrick Gallagher , I am sorry for your loss.. May we as a nation never forget those that had served to protect this great country.. May God wrap his loving arms around your loved one and welcome him home… May he Rest In Peace ….

    Jeanne Shaffer
    Ride Captain – West Virginia Patriot Guard

  7. My wife and I would like to offer our Most Sincere Condolences to the family
    and friends of Gene Patrick “Pat” Gallagher, USAR Veteran and Law Enforcement
    Officer. Thank you, Pat, for your dedicated commitment and service to our great
    country and for keeping our freedom and way of life. Our thoughts and prayers
    go out to your family during this grieving period. I salute you SOLDIER and FIRST
    RESPONDER, and may you rest in peace now knowing you are in a better place.
    Stand down your tour is done.

    Doug and Jane Geary
    Ride Captain
    PGR Morgantown, WV

  8. My sincere condolence to the family and friends of USAR Veteran and LEO Gene Patrick Gallagher. Thank you sir for the many years of service gave to us. May you rest in peace.

    Dave Shaffer
    WVPGR

    Vietnam 1970/71
    1/327th. INF. 101st ABN.

    AS LONG AS WE LIVE
    YOU SHALL LIVE
    AS LONG AS WE LIVE
    YOU SHALL BE REMEMBERED
    AS LONG AS WE LIVE
    YOU SHALL BE LOVED

  9. Vicki and I send our condolences to the family and friends of this great man .Thank you for your service to this great nation and state .Because of you we are able to enjoy the freedom we have today God speed May you Rest In Peace

  10. Vicki and I send our condolences to the family and friends of this great man .Thank you for your service to this great nation and state .Because of you we are able to enjoy the freedom we have today God speed May you Rest In Peace .

  11. Our Condolences to the Family and Friends of Gene Patrick Gallagher.
    Thank You Gene, for your service and sacrifice to our Country.
    Rest in Peace Soldier/Leo

  12. Randy and I send our sincerest condolences to the family and friends of this HERO during this difficult time.  May you find a measure of comfort in the many happy memories shared with your loved one, for memory is one thing that even death cannot destroy.  May God hold you close and comfort you as only He can do.

    To you, Mr. Gallagher, we send our deepest gratitude for your service to others. May you now rest in peace, your service here is complete.

    Mrs. Pat Dawson
    State Captain
    WV Patriot Guard
    pdawson1110@yahoo.com

  13. Dear Family, Friends and loved ones: I pray for the repose of Pat’s soul. I am thankful for his military service as well as his continued service as a citizen. I pray for all of you, that your fond memories give you comfort and peace in the days ahead. RIP Sir. Rest now from a life well lived

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