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Honor Mission
Jim Henry Abbitt, Veteran
Lynchburg, Virginia – 06-29-20



Jim Henry Abbitt proudly served his country in the Army and the Army National Guard. The family has requested the Patriot Guard Riders join in celebration of his life.

Staging Time: 12:00 pm

Tharp Funeral Home and Chapel
220 Breezewood Drive
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502

Ride Captain:

Larry Fink

Special Instructions:

Briefing time 12:10 pm
NEW RULES: No direct contact (elbow bumps vs buddy hugs). No unnecessary family member or guest contact. Use masks and hand sanitizer, wipe down flag staffs, keep our individual distance at 6 feet or more at all times, including flag lines. This is a flag line mission only, and no escort is planned. All ride captains in training (RCIT) are encouraged to participate. Please hydrate.
Flags & Water:
Flags will be provided
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water will be provided.

Submitted By: Tony Turner
Position: National Director of Communications

Note: You do not have to own/ride a motorcycle or be a veteran to join, and membership is Free. The only requirement is RESPECT! To subscribe to receive mission notices, log into the National Site and click on the Members tab at the top. Select the Subscribe to PGR Missions option.
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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. May the Lord hold the family and friends of Jim Henry Abbitt in His arms and bless them with His comfort during their time of sorrow. Mr. Abbitt, thank you for your dedicated service to this country and our freedoms.

    With gratitude, deepest respect and heartfelt sympathy,

    Becca “Lady Harley” Landick
    Patriot Guard Riders
    Virginia State Captain

  3. You have my greatest respect sir for serving in the military. This is from a complete stranger. Thank you for honoring our country to preserve our freedoms. Rest in peace. Belinda Hendrick

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