US Air Force


Honor Mission

Wilbur R Wells

US Air Force
Cold War Veteran

Multi-City, NY - 09/08/2023


Mission applies to the following Region(s):

Region 4, Region 5

About the Mission:

Patriot Guard Riders has been requested by the family of Wilbur R. "Dickie" Wells, Jr. to participate in his military honors funeral services. Wilbur, 82, of First St., went home to be with the lord on Friday September 1st, 2023.

A native of Glens Falls, Wilber served in the United States Air Force in 1959, during the Cold War Era.  He spent most of his life in the construction industry. He enjoyed spending time with his family and was always excited to be with his grandchildren. Dickie enjoyed purchasing and reselling storage units. He also loved collecting unique coins. Dickie was known for always speaking his mind and he loved his dog Shiloh dearly.

A full obituary is available for viewing online by clicking here

Primary Staging Date and Staging Time:

09/08/2023 at 11:00am

Staging Location:

Baker Funeral Home
11 Lafayette
Queensbury, NY 12801

Lead Ride Captain and Contact Info:

Dan Nolin
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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:

Stage quietly as we will arrive during calling hours. We will stage for last half hour of service, then we will stand dignified transfer and escort to Bay St. Cemetery in Glens Falls.

Is there a Second Stage to this Mission?


Submitted by:

Dan Nolin

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