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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.


Anonymous

November 14, 2019 Given in memory of of James Nelson

Jamila Arroyo

November 12, 2019 Given in memory of of Rober " Bobby" Nieves

In memory of our Bobby. The PGR honored my dad in such a beautiful way on 11/6/19 and our family… Read more

In memory of our Bobby. The PGR honored my dad in such a beautiful way on 11/6/19 and our family will forever be grateful. I know he was watching down on all of us that day with a big smile. The PGR made us feel like family and Bobby was honored with true love and respect. Thank you PGR. You will all forever be in my heart.

Kathleen Fitzgerald

November 8, 2019 Given in memory of of George Bay

The Patriot Guard joined the Gold Wing Road Riders to honor our stepdad by escorting him on his… Read more

The Patriot Guard joined the Gold Wing Road Riders to honor our stepdad by escorting him on his final journey from the funeral home to the Jacksonville National Cemetery on September 30, 2019. It filled my heart with joy to see him honored in this way. Thank you, Patriot Guards.

Ernest Walden

November 5, 2019 Given in memory of of Gerald Walden

Thank you PGRs! You guys helped make the day even more special!
Miss you big brother Gerald… Read more

Thank you PGRs! You guys helped make the day even more special!
Miss you big brother Gerald Arthur Walden! Glad the suffering is over...

Enrique Gaston

November 5, 2019 Given in memory of of Enrique Gaston

The Patriot Guards WPB honored my father this past Monday at the SF Cemetery in Lake Worth,FL. He… Read more

The Patriot Guards WPB honored my father this past Monday at the SF Cemetery in Lake Worth,FL. He would have been honored and humbled to see his fellow veterans at his service. Your presence was a great comfort to our family and made a lifelong impression. Our family can not express enough gratitude for your actions Thank you

Perry Baldwin

November 3, 2019 Given in memory of of Randall Baldwin

On behalf of the entire Baldwin Family and Friend we would like to commend Postmaster Brian Liberty… Read more

On behalf of the entire Baldwin Family and Friend we would like to commend Postmaster Brian Liberty and the Patriot Guard Riders for their Flag Line at my brother TSGT Randall Kane Baldwin, Retired services in Cleburne, Texas 10/22/19 as well as the lead bikes and Flag Line at the shelter in Dallas Forth Worth National Cemetery. God Bless The Patriot Guard Riders!

Jack Odell

October 31, 2019 Given in memory of of Jack Odell

The Patriot Guard escorted my father to his graveside service and carried his casket to the burial… Read more

The Patriot Guard escorted my father to his graveside service and carried his casket to the burial site. It was such an honor to see this and I am so appreciative of the veterans who participated.

Bart Litjens

October 31, 2019 Given in honor of of Robert Maze

Thank you for honoring SSG Robert Wayne Maze at his ceremony at Fort Custer National Cemetery in… Read more

Thank you for honoring SSG Robert Wayne Maze at his ceremony at Fort Custer National Cemetery in Augusta (Mi). With warm greetings, his daughters: Michele Maze (Brown) and Daniela Maze (Litjens).

Kelly Petterson

October 30, 2019 Given in memory of of Gary Petterson

Thank you for supporting Dad’s funeral.

Lynn Ruszczyk

October 28, 2019 Given in memory of of Joseph Leising

We are so grateful for the honor you bestowed on our father, a proud WW II veteran at his funeral… Read more

We are so grateful for the honor you bestowed on our father, a proud WW II veteran at his funeral last December. We know you made him proud and he was smiling from above. God bless you all! Diane, Lynn, Karen & Joe (children of Joseph Leising)

Mary Ellen Gilrein

October 27, 2019 Given in memory of of Ryan Gilrein

Thanks for honoring BM1 Ryan Gilrein on his passing.

Gerald Murphy

October 22, 2019 Given in memory of of Michael Mally

My condolences and thank you for your service.

Lisa Kim

October 19, 2019 Given in memory of of Eugene Smith

Thank you for your amazing support at the funeral of Gene Smith in San Diego.

Janet Brown

October 15, 2019 Given in memory of of Michael J. Brown

In memory of Michael J. Brown, from the Brown Family. Thank you for all you do for our veterans and… Read more

In memory of Michael J. Brown, from the Brown Family. Thank you for all you do for our veterans and their families.

Roseann Zaner

October 13, 2019 Given in memory of of Ralph Dente

In memory of our father, Ralph Dente, Sr. who served during the Korean War. Thank you to Dan Lazear… Read more

In memory of our father, Ralph Dente, Sr. who served during the Korean War. Thank you to Dan Lazear and the Patriot Riders in Arizona for your service and for escorting my father to his final resting place at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona. Your tribute to our father and your support to the families of our veterans is very much appreciated. Sincerely, The Zaner and Dente families.

Karina Dick

October 10, 2019 Given in memory of of Pastor Calvin Preston Pitchford

Donated in honor of Robin's husband (we've never actually met Preston). We've never donated to a… Read more

Donated in honor of Robin's husband (we've never actually met Preston). We've never donated to a "Biker's group" before, but through Robin and Preston's untimely passing, some research revealed however, by all accounts it appears, you're not just any Biker's group. Your Group is dedicated and stands for the real value of life, kindness and passing blessings on. Wish we could do more.

Sandra Essary

October 7, 2019 Given in memory of of William Hendrix

Thank you for attending Willie's funeral. I know how much it would mean to him.

Sheri Snow

October 7, 2019 Given in memory of of Jimmy Dwain Dike

Phoebe Harrell

October 7, 2019 Given in memory of of Phoebe Harrell

Thank you so much to Byron Hall and the Patriot Guard Riders of Georgia for standing at my father's… Read more

Thank you so much to Byron Hall and the Patriot Guard Riders of Georgia for standing at my father's funeral. Their presence is a memory my family will cherish.

Joan Gonser

October 4, 2019 Given in memory of of Robert Gonser

Thanks to Erik Eisenberg for coordinating the WA State Patriot Guard at my husband Robert Gonser… Read more

Thanks to Erik Eisenberg for coordinating the WA State Patriot Guard at my husband Robert Gonser (USN 69-92) military memorial service at Tahoma National Cemetery, Kent, WA and to all the Patriot Guard members who came. Bob was part of NH Patriot Guard Support Vehicles and we went from Maine to Arlington National Cemetery twice to accompany the Wreaths Across America trucks. Thank you, Joan Gonser

Tracie Fritz

October 1, 2019 Given in memory of of Jimmy Spurlock

My Daddy would have made a wonderful Patriot Guard as his love and dedication for our country and… Read more

My Daddy would have made a wonderful Patriot Guard as his love and dedication for our country and it's heroes was unrivaled as is the Patriot Guard Riders who continue to sacrifice their time and service to our fallen and their families. My family's gratitude cannot be expressed strongly enough in words to truly convey our heart felt thanks. There is no doubt a special place in heaven for all the people of the Patriot Guard Riders across this great country.

Kim Robinson

September 30, 2019 Given in memory of of Carl Schmoock

I would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for escorting my father on August 28 to his final… Read more

I would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for escorting my father on August 28 to his final resting place at the Georgia National Cemetery. It was a beautiful sight to see. The respect and honor that you showed for him and our family will not be forgotten.

michael bilello

September 29, 2019 Given in memory of of Phillip Catalano

It was wonderful to have the NY Patriot Guards share our final goodbye on Earth to my Father-in-Law… Read more

It was wonderful to have the NY Patriot Guards share our final goodbye on Earth to my Father-in-Law, Our WWII Army Vet (2 purple hearts, NYS Conspicuous Service and Bronze Star) PFC Phillip Catalano to Calverton, LI, NY.
Keep up the great work and Thank You Again!
Mike, Maryrose and Angelique Bilello

Wendy Williams

September 28, 2019 Given in memory of of Philip Davis Williams

In memory of Philip Davis Williams, Jr. Thank you to the Patriot Guard Riders of Florida for… Read more

In memory of Philip Davis Williams, Jr. Thank you to the Patriot Guard Riders of Florida for attending his funeral.

Sherry Rademacher

September 25, 2019 Given in memory of of Frank Pelach

On behave of the Frank Pelach family, we would like to wish a heart felt thank you to the Patriot… Read more

On behave of the Frank Pelach family, we would like to wish a heart felt thank you to the Patriot Guard for their patriotic and loyal service they performed. A special thank you to one of your members, Bruce Olson.

Martina Schutte

September 23, 2019 Given in memory of of SPC Thomas Jones

Thank you for the honor, respect, and love you showed my son, and my family. I am brought to tears… Read more

Thank you for the honor, respect, and love you showed my son, and my family. I am brought to tears EVERY time I think of all the time and effort you put forth from his arrival at the airport to his final resting spot in St. Patrick, MO. Thomas always appreciated your work for others. He is smiling from heaven.

William Bateman

September 19, 2019 Given in memory of of Ronald Dee Bateman

In Loving Memory Of Ronald D. Bateman
U. S. Army Medic - Vietnam

Anne Dyson

September 16, 2019 Given in memory of of Harold Byron Mitchell

On behalf of the Regions ROM team, we would like this donation to be made to the vest program in… Read more

On behalf of the Regions ROM team, we would like this donation to be made to the vest program in honor of Mr. Harold Byron Mitchell.

Jeff & CL Ferber

September 14, 2019 Given in memory of of Donald & Carol Butcher

In Loving Memory of Donald & Carol Butcher, you are missed by so many!

Tina Maguire

September 13, 2019 Given in memory of of Melvin Killcreas

Thank you for standing at attention and saluting my Uncle, Melvin Killcreas, US Army Veteran, as his… Read more

Thank you for standing at attention and saluting my Uncle, Melvin Killcreas, US Army Veteran, as his casket was loaded for his final ride to the Veteran's Cemetery in Spanish Fort. Our family is grateful for the escort and all you did to honor him.

William Stephenson III

September 13, 2019 Given in memory of of Donald and Carol Butcher

Rest in peace. You both will be truly missed.

Nancy Bond

September 13, 2019 Given in memory of of Indalecio Puente

Thank you Patriot Guard Riders of El Paso,Tx in honoring veteran CW4 (ret.) Indalecio G. Puente as… Read more

Thank you Patriot Guard Riders of El Paso,Tx in honoring veteran CW4 (ret.) Indalecio G. Puente as he was laid to rest .
Bond family
O God, by whose mercy the faithful departed find rest, look kindly on your departed veterans who gave their lives in the service of their country. Grant that through the passion, death, and resurrection of your Son they may share in the joy of your heavenly kingdom and rejoice in you with your saints forever. We ask this through Christ our Lord.

Kurt Andrae

September 12, 2019 Given in honor of of Arnold Kruger

Happy 82'd Birthday Arnie! Thanks for your dedication in honoring our veterans and thank you for… Read more

Happy 82'd Birthday Arnie! Thanks for your dedication in honoring our veterans and thank you for your own service! Kurt

JAMES BARNES

September 10, 2019 Given in honor of of James Barnes

My family would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for the escort of our dad, James Wiley… Read more

My family would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for the escort of our dad, James Wiley Barnes, Jr. We appreciate the heart felt presence given by the Patriot Guard Riders for honoring our dad! Once again, many thanks to Ron Mosley (Ride Captain) and his team for their participation.

Denise Sheetz

September 9, 2019 Given in memory of of Brian Sheetz

On behalf of my entire family, I would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for the escort of my… Read more

On behalf of my entire family, I would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for the escort of my husband, Brian Sheetz. God Bless all of you!

william s hastings

September 8, 2019 Given in memory of of William Hastings

My family would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for the escort of our father /grandfather. I… Read more

My family would like to thank the Patriot Guard Riders for the escort of our father /grandfather. I know he would have been surprised and proud that all that was for him.

Thomas Heiple

September 6, 2019 Given in memory of of Bruce Carey

Thanks Bruce for changing my life. Rest in peace, friend.

Alvin Clark

August 31, 2019 Given in memory of of James , Elbert Wright,Sr

James is my Uncle and one of the nicest people you could ever know. He will be missed by all who… Read more

James is my Uncle and one of the nicest people you could ever know. He will be missed by all who knew him. But he is at his home in heaven now where I can say God received a very talented mandolin playing angel who loved his, family, church and the lord Jesus Christ. The Patriot Guard Riders performed a very respectful service and I am extremely grateful that they were there. Please let Brendan McNair (Ride Captain) and all of those that participated know of mine and the rest of the families gratitude.

Respectfully
Alvin E. Clark
MSgt USMC
Retired

Tony Griggs

August 29, 2019 Given in memory of of Ronnie Griggs

My family wants to give a big and warm Thank You for honoring our family hero. I am sure he is… Read more

My family wants to give a big and warm Thank You for honoring our family hero. I am sure he is looking down with a full heart of appreciation. Thanks again The Griggs Family

Judy Smalling

August 28, 2019 Given in memory of of Cdr John Ambler Smalling, USN, Ret

In Loving Memory of a dedicated husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. We love you.

Robbie Joiner

August 24, 2019 Given in memory of of Colon Joiner

In loving memory of a dear husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather

Patricia

August 22, 2019 Given in memory of of John Donovan

In memory of John Donovan. You will be forever missed. Love you Dad.

Melissa

August 22, 2019 Given in memory of of John Donovan

You will be missed and will be forever in our hearts. Loving father and grandfather ❤️

Cindy Anthony

August 20, 2019 Given in memory of of David Stroud

In memory of David Stroud. To a great guy & Marine. Semper Fi!

Tania Philpot

August 14, 2019 Given in memory of of 1SG Jose SN Crisistomo

In loving memory of 1SG Jose SN Crisostomo.. ❤️

Gail Coffey

August 13, 2019 Given in memory of of Alan Coffey

David Murphy "Murph" and all the men and women of the Patriot Guard Riders

Richard DeHart

August 11, 2019 Given in honor of of SGT Allan E. Archer USMC

In Honor of SGT Allan E. Archer USMC. My friend - Who was a Marine the day he was Born. I salute… Read more

In Honor of SGT Allan E. Archer USMC. My friend - Who was a Marine the day he was Born. I salute you.

Lyndon Oleson

August 8, 2019 Given in memory of of Quentin Oleson

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