US Army


Honor Mission

Ronald L. Coan

US Army

Jamestown, NY - 09/09/2023
***UPDATED 05 September 2023, 17:35 hrs***
Changes have been made to the Special Information
section of this post.  See changes below


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 1, Region 2

About the Mission:

The family of Ronald L. Coan has requested Patriot Guard Riders participation in honoring his life and service. Mr. Coan, formerly of Jamestown, NY passed away on 14 July 2023.

Mr. Coan served our nation for 3 years on active duty in the US Army Armor Branch from 1960-1963, with an Army MOS of 131.00-Armor Crewman. He had over 2-1/2 years of foreign service in Germany, including assignment to Bravo Company, 1st Medium Tank Battalion, 32nd Armor Regiment, 3rd Armored Division, Seventh US Army. Mr. Coan was honorably discharged from active duty on 21 October 1963 with the rank of Private (E-2), and he earned the National Defense Service Medal and weapons qualification badges for rifle and pistol.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/09/2023 at 09:00am

Staging Location:

Lind Funeral Home
805 West 3rd Street
Jamestown, NY 14701
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Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Bob Caldwell
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Special Covid-19 Mission Guidelines:

Updated 8 March 2022

Based on the most current COVID-19 Prevention Guidelines: Protect Yourself and Your Family from COVID-19, and CDC Guidelines of 3 March 2022, going forward, the Lead Ride Captain for any mission will be responsible for determining whether PGR members will have to mask up or not. Please ensure that you have a mask with you, should the need arise, and respect the LRC’s decision in these matters.

Special Information:

PGR will provide a respectful flag line for arrival of the family, and during the visitation hours from 10:00 AM-12:00 PM. The memorial service and military honors is scheduled for 12:00 PM.

At the request of the family, following the memorial service, PGR will provide an escort to Lakeview Cemetery (new Veteran part).
Address is: 907 Lakeview Ave, Jamestown, NY 1470,

Please be prepared with a clean 3x5 American or US Army flag, and dress for the weather. Thank you for devoting your time to help honor the US Army service of Ronald L. Coan, and to support his loving family.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Don Higgins, SRC, Region-1

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