Memorial Mission

William J. Butler
US Army, Vietnam Veteran

Jefferson, New York - 21 Oct 2017


The family of William Joseph "Red" Butler has requested Patriot Guard Rider presence for his memorial service. William, 70, passed away peacefully on October 2, 2017.

William served in the United States Army from June of 1967 to January of 1969, including a tour of duty in Vietnam. His MOS was 94B20, Cook. During his service, he attained the rank of SP4(T) (E4) and was awarded the National Defense Service Medal, the Vietnam Service Medal and the Vietnam Campaign Medal.

After his return home, William moved to South Beach, Staten Island and later settled in Stapleton. He worked at William J. Gaynor Junior High School for 36 years.

Primary Staging Time: 12:30 P.M.

Calvary Full Gospel Church
573 Moxley St.
Jefferson, New York - 12093
Click here to view map location

Ride Captain:

Don Macomber

Special Instructions:

Staging at the church for flag line for arrival of family and guests for 1:00 PM Memorial Service.

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

ROC HOTH Warehouse

The Rochester Area Warehouse can always use your gently used furniture. Presently this program is in the Rochester, NY area only with pickups within the following zip codes: 146XX; 14445; 14467; 14468; 14514; 14515; 14534; 14559; 14580; 14586.

The 2018 ROC HOTH Warehouse Saturday schedule:
April 14
May 12
June 16
July 14
August 11
September 15
October 13
November 17
December 8

The above schedule is subject to change. Please visit our Facebook page, PGRNY - HOTH for detailed information.

If you have items that meet the criteria, are located in the Rochester area, and would like us to pickup those items, please go to the Help On The Homefront - Donate Items section and fill out the Furniture Donation Pick-up Request Form or call us at 585-866-1747 leaving us a message on our answering service with the reason for your call. You are welcome to bring your donations to the ROC Warehouse by appointment only. Call to schedule your appointment for dropping off your donations today! Your donations are GREATLY appreciated and tax deductible.


PGRNY is an all volunteer 501c3 organization. Donations support our mission of honoring the fallen and Veterans and are tax deductible.

Checks payable to Patriot Guard Riders of NY may be sent to:

PO Box 12445
Rochester, NY 14612

Or you may donate by credit card or Paypal


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