Honor Mission
William Spaulding
Army National Guard
Rochester, NY - 11/10/2020
Update: 11/09 @10 pm - corrected veteran's name.
Mission applies to the following Region(s): Region 1, Region 2
About the Mission:

The family of William Spaulding has requested the Patriot Guard Riders to attend his funeral service. Mr. Spaulding served our country for 8 years in the Army National Guard at Fort Drum. William was honorably discharged in in 1964 with the rank of E-4, Personnel Specialist. Mr. Spaulding was a 28 year employee of Kodak and drove school bus for the Churchville-Chili School District for 15 years. Bill loved all sports including coaching his son's little league teams. He was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose, the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks in Carthage and the American Legion Post 1830 in Chili. He was a member of the congregation of St. Christopher's Church.

Read the full obituary here.

Primary Staging Date: 11/10/2020
Primary Staging Time: 08:30
AM or PM: am
Staging Location: Leo M. Bean And Sons Funeral Home
2771 Chili Ave.
Rochester, NY 14624

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Lead Ride Captain: Joe Mcqueen
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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: We will do a Flag Line for dignified transfer at the funeral home at 9 AM. An escort will follow to St Joseph's Cemetery 5355 Ellicott St., Batavia, NY 14020.
Please arrive with a clean 3x5 Flag
Weather is expected to be in the high 60's
There is no LEO escort or MC escort for this mission, all traffic laws are to be followed.
Submitted by: Joe Mcqueen
Email of Submitter: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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