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Honor Mission
George E. Bay, Veteran
Jacksonville, Florida – 09-30-19

The family and friends of Seaman Second Class George E Bay graciously requested the Patriot Guard Riders presence to escort his remains, from Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home to Jacksonville National Cemetery, and stand a flag line for his service at Jacksonville National Cemetery as the family shows their final respects to their hero.
George served as a Merchant Marine and in the Navy during World War II. George worked at the Naval Air Station and joined the Marietta Volunteer Fire Department, for whom he worked for many years. He also worked at Peavy Brothers Electric Company and later worked with Civil Defense for the City of Jacksonville. He also worked with motor pool and rose to the rank of foreman, handling all of the fuel and lubricants for the city of Jacksonville equipment.
George’s Motorcycle Family includes friendships with his motorcycle club friends, and members of the Gold Wing Road Riders Association, Chapter FL1-X, Orange Park, Florida. George was an avid rider from his teenage years and he took his last ride at the young age of 93! His best buddy, Michael Bible kept him safe and rode with George to the last ride. George considered Michael his son in spirit.


Staging Time: 0800

Riverside Memorial Park and Funeral Home 7242 Normandy Boulevard
Jacksonville, Florida 32205

Ride Captain:

Ken “Grumpy” White

Special Instructions:

Stage at 8:15am
Brief at 8:30am
KSU at 9:00am
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
If you have large bike flags, please bring them.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

STAGING #2 DETAILS: 09-30-19

Staging Time: 9:30am

Jacksonville National Cemetery4083 Lannie Rd
Jacksonville, Florida 32218

Ride Captain:

Ken “Grumpy”

Special Instructions:

Brief upon arrival from escort
KSU to shelter: 9:50am
Flag Line at shelter: 10:00am
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: Ken White
Position: Florida Ride Captain

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September 30, 2019
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  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. My wife and I wish to extend our deepest sympathy for the loss of Your Hero.
    Rest in Peace, You will Not be Forgotten.

  3. Rest In Peace Hero of The Greatest Generation. A grateful nation thanks you for your service and sacrifice. You are not forgotten.

    Standing for those who stood for us.

  4. Please accept my condolences on your loss. May my prayers help to ease your pain during these trying times. Rest In Peace and Honor Brother. Lest We Forget!

    U.S. Air Force and U.S. Army Veteran
    Standing in Memory of,
    My Father, Harold A. Silvernail U.S. Army
    My Step-Father, Edwin D. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Raymond Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, John H. Alexander U.S. Army
    My Uncle, David J. Alexander U.S. Navy
    Standing in Honor of,
    My Brother, David J. Alexander U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Jillian A. Silvernail U.S. Air Force
    My Daughter, Kirsten M. Silvernail Kennedy U.S. Air Force
    My Son-In-Law, Jayson E. Kennedy U.S. Army
    My Uncle, Stewart F. Silvernail U.S. Army

  5. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of George Bay. May the peaceful moments and  cherished memories bring you renewed strength in the days to come. Your faith will keep you  strong during this time of sorrow. Hero, you may stand down, we have the watch.
    Jim & Diana Robers
    US Navy 1961-1981
    US Merchant Marine 1985-2007
    Standing in memory of
    Howard Robers, Father, US Army WWII
    Elmer Robers, Uncle, US Army WWII
    Harry Fleming, Uncle, US Army WWII

  6. My Condolences go out to family and friends of WWII US Navy Veteran, George E. Bay may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

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