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Honor Mission
James Orbie Fender, Veteran
Jacksonville, Florida  11-15-19

The family of U.S. Army SPC 4 James Orbie Fender (84) has requested the Patriot Guard Riders’ presence to escort his cremains from Lannie Road Baptist Church to Jacksonville National Cemetery and stand a flag line for his interment service as the family shows their final respects to their hero. SPC 4 Fender served his country honorably from 1955 to 1959. During his service, he received the U.S. Army Good Conduct Medal. Please join us for the escort and flag line as the family bids their loved one his final farewell.

Staging Time: 12:15 PM

Lannie Road Baptist Church
5998 Lannie Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32218

Ride Captain:

Richard Vernon
(904) 269-3233

Special Instructions:

Brief: 12:30 PM
Dignified transfer of cremains: 12:40 PM
KSU: 12:50 PM
The family will meet at Lannie Road Baptist Church to transfer the cremains to a motorcycle. We will then escort the family to JNC for final honors.
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: Richard Vernon
Position: Florida Assistant State Captain

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November 15, 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 sincere condolences to the family and friends of Jim Fender. May the peaceful moments and cherished memories bring you renewed strength in the days to come. Thank you for your service to your Country and community, and your dedication to protecting the freedoms we all enjoy. Rest in Peace.

    Joe Maglie, TSgt, USAF (Ret)
    PGR National Moderator

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

  4. Our sincere condolences to the family and friends of James Fender. 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

  5. My Condolences go out to family and friends of US Army Veteran, James Orbie Finder may you rest in peace and may God be with you, Thank you for your service to our Country.

  6. Our sincere condolences to the Family. America has lost another hero. May he rest in Honored Peace

    Robert J. “Buffalo Bob” Collet Jr.
    Ride Capt. Fla. PGR
    Riding in honor of Robert J Collet Sgt. USA WW II

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