Honor Mission

SFC David A. Jones
Patriot Guard Riders Captain

Theresa, New York - 16 Dec 2017


David A. Jones passed away on Saturday Morning. He had a long battle that started 6 years ago on Christmas Day when a car accident took his wife and left Jonesy with 62 broken bones. He fought back from that and started riding his motorcycle again. He became a member of the PGR and shortly after, was selected as a Ride Captain.

He is a Retired Sergeant First Class from the NY Army National Guard. He also spent over 30 years in the fire service and EMT, eventually becoming a Fire Investigator. Jefferson County CAR 34. Please stand with me as we honor this true hero.

His full obituary can be viewed by clicking HERE

The mission is going to be a little different because it will start with an escort from the funeral home to Evans Mills Fire Department. That escort will be different because of the weather. With safety in mind "cages" can be used. I will ether be riding his trike or it will be trailered with flags flying. We will stand a flag line at the fire hall during calling hours (Inside) and then a brief trip to the Evans Mills cemetery for interment.

Primary Staging Time: 09:00 A.M.

Frederick Brothers Funeral Home
38422 NYS Route 37
Theresa, New York - 13691

Ride Captain:

Greg Pluhar

Special Instructions:

This mission will be an escort with the Fire Dept From the Funeral Home to the Fire Dept in Evans Mills. Approx 12 miles.

Evans Mills Fire Department
8615 Leray St.
Evans Mills, NY 13637

Calling hours are from 10-12 with a funeral service following. This is where it gets a little hard. The family has just requested that the Patriot Guard and family go to the cemetery. That will happen after the service around 1 PM.

FOR THOSE WISHING TO COME, IT WILL BE A LITTLE MOVING AROUND, BUT WE WILL BE GIVING JONESY HIS LAST RIDE WHICH IS WHAT HE WANTED. I can explain further at the staging or at the fire hall. if not please just call me

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: Greg Pluhar
Position: Ride Captain

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