The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in honor at the Interment Service for Alan D. "Sky King" Cates at Fort Logan National Cemetery, 3698 South Sheridan Blvd., Denver, 80236, on Tuesday, April 25, 2023 at 10:00AM, Committal Shelter A. Mr. Cates was born on November 14, 1954 and died on April 7, 2023 at the age of 68. He enlisted in the US Air Force in 1973. 9:15AM - Stage at the Fort Logan Visitors Center 9:30AM - Mission Briefing 9:45AM - Form Flag Line at Committal Shelter A
Dave "EZ" McCabe will serve as Ride Captain.
I will be honored to attend and will bring Flags.
Jim Herstein 303-518-8790 email@example.com
My thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr. Cates as they lay him to rest. Please accept my deepest condolences for your loss, and my eternal gratitude for his service to our nation. Fly high, airman.
To the family of Mr. Cates, I extend to you my deepest condolences on the loss of your loved one and American Hero. I Thank You Sir, for your service to our Great Nation, and may you now rest in well-deserved peace.
'Damnit Jim' Balcerovich
Patriot Guard Riders of Colorado
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories console you and bring you peace and comfort.
Sincere appreciation for the US Air Force Service of Alan Cates. The loss of someone who served and sacrificed is tragic and all Patriotic Americans are forever in their debt. Thankful for the sacrifices made by their families, as well. These Heroes gave up so much in order to preserve our freedoms and to ensure our safety and security. They have earned our recognition and respect. They will be greatly missed, but, will never be forgotten. May their family and friends achieve peace along with our enduring gratitude.
To the family and friends of Mr. Cates please accept my sincere condolences. Thank you Airman for your service and sacrifice for our country. Mike
My condolences to the family and friends of this proud US Air Force veteran, Alan D “Sky King” Cates. Sorry for your loss. I’m thankful for his service and sacrifices to this great nation. Rest easy Sky King, your service is complete. I will be honored to stand for Mr. Cates and I’m available to RC.
I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Alan D. Cates, USAF Veteran. During this most difficult time, I pray you peace. I will forever be grateful for his service, sacrifice, and dedication to our country. Rest easy now, Airman…those you have left behind to carry on without you have the watch.
I will be most honored to stand for Alan "Sky King" Cates.
My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Cates. I will be honored to stand for this veteran.
I wish to send my sincere condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Alan D Cates a US Air Force Hero. I am grateful for the years of service that was provided us, in the past, so we can enjoy the freedoms we have today. Thank you for your service to our country.
‘Can Do’ Bob Aholt
PGR Ride Captain/Southern Colorado Assistant State Captain
It is my privilege to stand in honor of Mr. Cates
To the family and friends of this hero I offer sincere condolences.
Rest in peace, Fellow Airman. We have the watch from here.
Dave “Captain Slow” Lefavor
USAF 1967-1972; USAFR 1972-1979
With gratitude and respect for his service, farewell to our brother in arms. Requiescat in pace.
I will be honored to stand with our American Flag at the interment service of Alan Cates. In this time of your grief, please accept my heartfelt condolences and my thanks to Alan for having served with us.