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Tribute Donations

Our mission is done out of honor and respect, and there is never a charge or an expectation of payment. However, many have asked to donate to the PGR in memory of the heroes we have stood for, or to honor those still with us. This is a record of those donors and their honorees.

Tribute donations may be made from our Donate to the PGR page.


Sarah Newman

March 17, 2019

This not only is in memory of my husband, Maj. Ward (Buck) Newman, a Vietnam vet, for his 20 years… Read more

This not only is in memory of my husband, Maj. Ward (Buck) Newman, a Vietnam vet, for his 20 years of service to our country in the USAF, but also in honor of and appreciation for the dedicated members of the Patriot Guard Riders who stood for him at his memorial service on March 8, 2019. We salute you all.

Barbara Newman

March 16, 2019

My uncle Raymond was KIA in Italy during WWII. He was only 19 yrs. old. He received many medals… Read more

My uncle Raymond was KIA in Italy during WWII. He was only 19 yrs. old. He received many medals posthumously. I love and appreciate all of heroes.

Greg Poquette

March 16, 2019

Special thanks to the NWFL PGR for the respect shown to my uncle during the escort to his final… Read more

Special thanks to the NWFL PGR for the respect shown to my uncle during the escort to his final resting place. Our family is extremely thankful for the PGR and your mission.

Rebecca Gonhue

March 16, 2019

MARCH 2, 2019. In memory of our great friend Rocky MitchelL. With love from
Dick Lange and Becky… Read more

MARCH 2, 2019. In memory of our great friend Rocky MitchelL. With love from
Dick Lange and Becky Gonhue.

Eric Cirelli

March 15, 2019

My family appreciates the honors received from the patriot guard riders for Colonel John Cirelli’s… Read more

My family appreciates the honors received from the patriot guard riders for Colonel John Cirelli’s funeral at Gerald Solomon- Saratoga National Cemetery

Diana Hoekstra

March 15, 2019

Thank you for honoring my great uncle, Joe Burkett, for his service to our country yesterday at his… Read more

Thank you for honoring my great uncle, Joe Burkett, for his service to our country yesterday at his funeral. It meant so much to our family to see him honored as a hero. He was salt of the earth, a good man. Thank you for all you do to honor our heroes!

Bruce Edwards

March 14, 2019

Lauren Bethune

March 13, 2019

Roberta Haker

March 9, 2019

Thank you for making the service of my friend Tim Ivers more beautiful for his family.

Ron Todd

March 8, 2019

Thank you so much to Mike Courtright (Joker) and the group of Patriot Guard Riders who honored… Read more

Thank you so much to Mike Courtright (Joker) and the group of Patriot Guard Riders who honored Ernest Todd's passing. Their actions at the funeral home, during transport to the cemetery, and at the graveside service were exemplary and added so much to Ernie's memorial service. It will always be a very special memory for us all.
Best Regards to you all,
Ron Todd & Family

Charmaine Mitchell

March 8, 2019

Thank you for honoring my beloved husband,
Dossie Mitchell at DFW National Cemetery today. You… Read more

Thank you for honoring my beloved husband,
Dossie Mitchell at DFW National Cemetery today. You made the service special to me.

Anonymous

March 8, 2019

Bambi Ivers

March 7, 2019

Thank you for honoring my beloved husband, Tim Ivers at Bay Pines today. I was moved to tears as I… Read more

Thank you for honoring my beloved husband, Tim Ivers at Bay Pines today. I was moved to tears as I watched you salute and say a prayer for him. You provided deep comfort with your presence and I will be forever grateful. May you ride on in honor of other veterans always.

Nancy Rust

March 7, 2019

Thank you for honoring my husband, CDR Gregory B. Rust, USN (Ret), at his interment at Barrancas… Read more

Thank you for honoring my husband, CDR Gregory B. Rust, USN (Ret), at his interment at Barrancas National Cemetery on 1 March 2019. It meant to much to our family and friends.

Jennifer Ciccia

March 7, 2019

Crystal and family - we are so saddened that your Dad was taken away from you so soon. We are… Read more

Crystal and family - we are so saddened that your Dad was taken away from you so soon. We are praying for healing and that all of your precious memories carry you through this horrible time. Love, Paul Zoda Sr., Uncles John, Chuck and Frank and Aunts Fran, Mary and Jennifer and families.

Mark Modena

March 5, 2019

Thank you for doing a great job for my wife’s funeral

Joshua Piper

March 5, 2019

In memory of Lisa Bridges who honorably served 22 years in the Air Force. Thank you Patriot Guard… Read more

In memory of Lisa Bridges who honorably served 22 years in the Air Force. Thank you Patriot Guard for the outstanding job at her memorial service.

Judy Burwell

March 4, 2019

It"s been a year since you honored my husband but I will never forget the tribute made by the… Read more

It"s been a year since you honored my husband but I will never forget the tribute made by the Patriot Guard Riders. Thank you.

Howard and Lynne Johnson

March 4, 2019

In honor of our dear neighbor and Navy man Joe.

anthony galeotafiore

February 28, 2019

Thank you to the PGR for making the ceremony for our Dad, Grandpa
so special. We will always… Read more

Thank you to the PGR for making the ceremony for our Dad, Grandpa
so special. We will always remember how you were there for us.
Thank you and God Bless

Virginia Jones

February 25, 2019

In Honor of my father, CSM Larry James Boyd, Retired,US Army, proudly serving from 1963-1989. Thank… Read more

In Honor of my father, CSM Larry James Boyd, Retired,US Army, proudly serving from 1963-1989. Thank you to Dalton Thacker and the Augusta area Patriot Guard Riders who stood for my father during his memorial service at the Thomas L King Funeral Home in Martinez, GA on February 22, 2019. Our family was truly honored and will remain forever grateful.

Winn Pinheiro

February 24, 2019

It was heart warming to watch the Patriot Guard honor Ken. They stood strong and respectful through… Read more

It was heart warming to watch the Patriot Guard honor Ken. They stood strong and respectful through the cold and high winds of Portland Oregon. Thanks so much from the entire family.

Josh Lones

February 23, 2019

In loving memory of our Dad, Father-In-Law, and Paw Paw, who proudly served in the USAF. Thank you… Read more

In loving memory of our Dad, Father-In-Law, and Paw Paw, who proudly served in the USAF. Thank you to the Louisiana chapter of the Patriot Guard for assisting and honoring him during his funeral in November 2018. This donation is for his birthday coming up in March. God Bless all of you, and thank you for your service. Josh, Amy and Brooklynn Lones

Vickie Amendola

February 22, 2019

Anonymous

February 21, 2019

Nick and Jill Cantrell

February 19, 2019

I just wanted to say what a beautiful service this was for our dear friend Tony. The PGR being there… Read more

I just wanted to say what a beautiful service this was for our dear friend Tony. The PGR being there was a added blessing to the service on such a chili day. We really appreciate your efforts. Keep up the great work and ride safe.

Anonymous

February 11, 2019

Cheryl Cline

February 8, 2019

In memory of GySgt Anthony Hocker. Rest In Peace Tappa!

John Hilgenberg

February 5, 2019

This is in honor of John "Daze" Vincent, late Patriot Guard Rider of Jacksonville, Florida, a Navy… Read more

This is in honor of John "Daze" Vincent, late Patriot Guard Rider of Jacksonville, Florida, a Navy comrade and a true patriot.

TERESE JONES

February 4, 2019

With heartfelt condolences to the Wetzel Family.

Cathy Richard

January 30, 2019

You honored Mr. Anderson at his services on November 24, 2018 in Springfield, MA. Thank you!
From… Read more

You honored Mr. Anderson at his services on November 24, 2018 in Springfield, MA. Thank you!
From Bob and Cathy Richard

Carrie Grider Thompson

January 29, 2019

Still miss my hero everyday! I Love you Dad! (Clarence Grider)
Thank you PGR for your support in… Read more

Still miss my hero everyday! I Love you Dad! (Clarence Grider)
Thank you PGR for your support in our time of mourning. You were appreciated more than you know.

Dorothy H Volion

January 25, 2019

In memory and honor of Sgt Paul Wesley Gammill. A great son, husband, father and friend. One of the… Read more

In memory and honor of Sgt Paul Wesley Gammill. A great son, husband, father and friend. One of the kindest souls we've ever known. Feel blessed to call you family. With love, Moosie, Dot, Danny, Heater & Kiersten .

Brenda & Woody High

January 24, 2019

We know how much "Papa Bear" meant to Olivia......with loving thoughts to the Wetzel family.

Nancy Nelson

January 20, 2019

Denise Knoll

January 19, 2019

In memory of Randy Stoddard

Judy Ingram

January 19, 2019

In memory and honor of our cousin. Our sincere condolences to the entire Stoddard family.

Steve and Leota Kuzma

January 18, 2019

Jim Flueckiger

January 18, 2019

In memory of Randy Stoddard.

Tarrah Walker

January 16, 2019

Anonymous

January 13, 2019

Delores Winey

January 10, 2019

In Memory and honor of my husband, Charles Burton Winey. Thank you for your tribute at Florida… Read more

In Memory and honor of my husband, Charles Burton Winey. Thank you for your tribute at Florida National Cemetery, January 10, 2019. Your kindness and respect was much appreciated.

Cathy Crowley

January 9, 2019

Krista Daugherty

January 9, 2019

In memory of your grandpa with our love and prayers. Krista and Casey

Joseph DiMaggio

January 7, 2019

In memory of our beloved :
Clarence N. "CJ" Spencer, Jr.
We will miss him!
Love Renee, Connie… Read more

In memory of our beloved :
Clarence N. "CJ" Spencer, Jr.
We will miss him!
Love Renee, Connie, Joey, Maria, (DiMaggio family)

Anonymous

January 6, 2019

norma greenberg

January 6, 2019

Please accept this donation in honor of Bob's 106th birthday and being promoted to Colonel . It was… Read more

Please accept this donation in honor of Bob's 106th birthday and being promoted to Colonel . It was a wonderful celebration and we were thrilled to share in his special day!

Patricia Hagar

January 3, 2019

Thank you for honoring my Father Retired MSG Calvin Richard Berg, 10/22/1927 to 12/20/2018. RIP my… Read more

Thank you for honoring my Father Retired MSG Calvin Richard Berg, 10/22/1927 to 12/20/2018. RIP my Hero

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