The family of Army WWII Veteran Richard J. Roden has requested the Patriot Guard Riders stand to honor his service to our nation at his funeral ceremony, escort and interment in Harrisburg on Saturday March 3rd. Richard served in the Army with the 53rd Troop Carrier Wing during World War II from 1941 until 1946. He was awarded the American Service Medal, WWII Victory Medal, and European, African, Middle Eastern Service Medal. Following the ceremony, we will escort Richard and his family from the Funeral Home in Harrisburg to Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens for his (non-military) interment ceremony. Richard J. Roden is a patriot who served our country with honor and now it’s our turn to stand and honor him.
VISITATION & FUNERAL SERVICE: Visitation 1000 – 1100 HRS, Service 1100 HRS
Geigle Funeral Home
2100 Linglestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17110
Staging: 0930 HRS at the funeral home
ESCORT AND INTERMENT CEREMONY: Following the service
Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens
6701 Jonestown Road
Harrisburg, PA 17112
Escort: approximately 15 miles.
National Link: https://www.patriotguard.org/showthread.php?454625
RCIC: Dale McGinnis, RC Region 8
Phone: 717 887-4679
RCIT: Don Haag