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Sterling Wimberly, Veteran
LEO, USAR – Vietnam
Waynesboro, Georgia – 05-02-21


The Patriot Guard Riders have the honor of standing with the American Legion for the transfer of Sterling Wimberly to Post Everlasting. Sterling joined the United States Army Reserve’s 319th Transportation Company in Augusta, GA after high school. He was a member of the unit when they were activated and sent to Vietnam where he served in 1968-1969. Sterling was a longtime active member of the American Legion and served previously as the Commander of District 11, Department of Georgia. He previously was a Deputy with the Burke County Sheriff’s Department and was also the Chief Probate Judge for Burke County Georgia prior to his death.

Staging Time: 1:45 pm

Walmart Parking Lot
1500 N Liberty Street
Waynesboro, Georgia 30830

Ride Captain:

Leon ‘River Rat’ McLamb
(706) 836-6104

Special Instructions:

After a safety briefing, we will proceed with the American Legion to Pines Cemetery in Waynesboro for the ceremony.
Coronavirus precaution disclosure:
Please bring a mask and wash hands often, be prepared to follow the guidelines to be outlined at the mission briefing. A general record of attendees will be held by the ride captain for a period not to exceed 2 weeks in the case of the need for contact tracing.
If you test positive for COVID- 19 within 10 days of attending a mission please contact the Ride Captain with that information. Your name will not be disclosed.
Those who are sick, have a household member or other close contact who is sick should not attend and those who have a higher risk of severe illness should weigh the benefits of in-person attendance against the risk of exposure to a person with COVID-19, especially if recommendations for wearing masks and social distancing may be difficult to follow for themselves or 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: Leon Mclamb
Position: Georgia Assistant State Captain

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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 send our sincere condolences to the family and friends of Sterling Wimberly. Thank you for your service with the PGR, you can rest in peace your job here on earth is done.

    Lamar SpeedyO Owen PGR
    U S Army Vietnam 1967-1968
    Riding in honor of my Brother
    James W. Owen USAAC WWII

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