Honor Mission

Robert B. Keir
United States Army - Vietnam Veteran

Ravena, New York - 02 Jan 2018


The family of Mr. Robert B. Keir has requested Patriot Guard Rider participation in his military honors funeral services. Bob, 69, passed on Thursday, December 28, 2017.

Bob enlisted in the United States Army in January of 1966. He was trained as a construction equipment operator and aircraft and helicopter mechanic (MOS 67B20), and was assigned to the 114th Aviation Company, "Knights of the Air", Vinh Long Army Airfield, Vietnam. For his service, Bob was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal w/Device and the Aircraft Crewman Badge. He was Honorably discharged in January of 1969 at the rank of SP5 (T).

His full obituary can be viewed here: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/tim...255&fhid=22135

The Patriot Guard Riders are proud to have the opportunity to stand for and render dignity, honor and respect for the life and service of Mr. Robert B. Keir, United States Army, Vietnam Veteran.

Primary Staging Time: 4:30 P.M.

Babcock Funeral Home
19 Pulver Ave.
Ravena, New York - 12143

Ride Captain:

Ray Sestak

Special Instructions:

Staging at the funeral home with flag line during Calling Hours 5:00 - 8:00 PM. Extended forecast calls for highs only in the teens, so please dress appropriately. We will be rotating inside / outside, so dress in layers.

Interment services are scheduled for 10:00 AM on Wednesday, however, PGR involvement is limited to calling hours only.

Flags & Water:

Flags Will NOT Be Provided, Please Bring Your Own.
Large Bike Flags will NOT be needed.
Water WILL NOT be provided, please bring your own.

Submitted By: Ray Sestak
Position: Assistant State Captain

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