Honor Mission
Robert J. Talbett
USAF - Vietnam Era
Multi-City  - 07/25/2020
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission:

The Patriot Guard Riders have been requested by the family of Robert J."Rainman" Talbett to stand and honor his service to the country he loved."Rainman"  served in U.S Air Force as a Generator Repair Technician in Aviano Italy. He was a member of the Hornell American Legion Post, and a lifetime member of HOG, he participated in the Patriot Guard Riders and was very proud to have completed the Hoka Hey Long Distance Motor Cycle Endurance Run in 2018.

Complete obituary may be read Here

Primary Staging Date: 07/25/2020
Primary Staging Time: 9:00
AM or PM: AM
Staging Location:

Bender-Brown & Power Funeral Home
354 Canisteo St.
Hornell, NY 14843

Map to Funeral Home

Lead Ride Captain: Skip Merrick
Lead Ride Captain email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Lead Ride Captain Phone #: 1-585-268-7283
Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

The Mandatory Rules for Covid-19 protection practices...these WILL be strictly enforced.

  • Stay a minimum of 6 feet apart from each other at all times.
  • No handshaking, fist-bumping, hugs, cheek kissing or any other physical contact.
  • Follow all Covid-19 protection practices as described on the CDC website.
  • Click this URL to review: CDC - Prevent Getting Sick
  • If you are not feeling well in any way, please do not attend this Mission.
  • * ADDITIONAL MANDATORY REQUIREMENT: Wearing a protective face covering of some kind is required...homemade facemask, bandanna, etc. (Patriotic face coverings would be particularly appropriate) This will not only provide an extra layer of protection to ourselves and others but will send the message that the PGR takes this crisis seriously and is performing this Mission responsibly.
Special Information:

At the Funeral Home, we will stand a Flag Line for the family's arrival. At 10 AM Kenny Patton, a dear friend of Rainman will carry his remains on his motorcycle for Rainman's last ride.
The PGR will follow Ken to Woodlawn Cemetery, Cemetery Rd., Canisteo, NY 14823, and will form a Flag Line at the Cemetery.

Please do what you can to honor our hero and fellow PGR Member and support his family in their time of grief.

Map to Cemetery

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission? no
Submitted by: Skip Merrick
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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