The Patriot Guard Riders have been invited to stand in honor for the the Funeral and Interment Services for Joshua Gray Macdonald on Saturday, July 11, 2020.
Mr. Macdonald was born on November 23, 1985 and died on April 17, 2020 at the age of 34. He served in the US Air Force from 2010 until 2016 and, following his Military Service, he was an investigator with the Berthoud Fire Protection District. While investigating a fire on March 26, 2016, Mr. Macdonald dropped through a fire damaged floor and suffered a severe knee injury. Following surgery, his knee became Staff infected and he then contracted MRSA. Due to these complications, his leg was amputated in late 2016. Tragically, the injury suffered four years ago ultimately led to his death.
The Funeral Service will take place at the Foundations Church, 1380 North Denver Avenue, Loveland, 80537 at 10:00AM.
9:00AM - Stage at the Foundations Church
9:15AM - Mission Briefing
9:30AM - Form Flag Line at the entrance to the Church
The Interment Service will follow immediately after the Church Service at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens, 8426 US 287, Fort Collins, 80525.
10:45AM - Stage at Rest Haven Memorial Gardens
11:00AM - Mission Briefing
11:15AM - Form Flag Line at the Grave Site
Ken "Nick" Nicholas will serve as Ride Captain.
I will be honored to attend and will bring Flags.
Coronavirus Requirements: Six foot spacing must be maintained. Please be sure to have a facial covering around your neck so that it may be put in place if the six foot spacing buffer is encroached.
I will be honored to stand for this hero
My thoughts are with the family and friends of Mr. MacDonald. I'd like to offer my condolences and my eternal gratitude for his service to our nation.
The family and friends of Mr. Joshua G. MacDonald have my most sincere sympathy and condolences. Sorry for your loss. Thank you for your service to our Country and community. RIP Airman & Firefighter.
Thank you for your service Joshua Macdonald, and to your family and friends, I offer my sincere condolences. May He give you comfort in these difficult times.
Prayers going up for the families and friends of Joshua McDonald. May we NEVER forget the sacrifices of this young man, not only in the USAF but as a First Responder. Rest In Honored Peace My Brother.
My condolences to the family and friends of USAF Veteran and Fire Investigator Joshua McDonald for their loss. Rest in peace and honor.
I would be honored to stand for Mr. McDonald.
What a hero!
My deep condolences to the family and friends of Joshua McDonald.
It would be my true honor to stand for Mr. McDonald.
May you rest in peace our young humanitarian.
I extend my most heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Joshua Macdonald, USAF Veteran and 1st Responder. During this most difficult time, I pray you peace. I will forever be grateful for his service, sacrifice, and dedication to our country and community. Rest easy now, Sir…those you have left behind to carry on without you have the watch.
I will be honored to stand for Mr. Macdonald.
Dee & I want to send our condolences to the family, friends and his fire fighter brothers. Thank you sir for your service to the Air Force and Berthoud Fire department.
It will be our Honor and Privilege to stand for Joshua G. Macdonald at his Funeral and Interment Service.
Rest in Peace Joshua, others have it from here!
Sincere appreciation for the US Air Force and First Responder Service of Joshua Macdonald. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends.
My condolences to the family and friends of this Air Force and Berthoud Fire Protection District Investigator. So sorry for the loss of this Hero. I will be honored to stand for Mr. MacDonald.
Greg and I lift up prayers for this Veterans family & friends. May your memories bring you peace and comfort. We are forever grateful for this veterans service to our great country and for the freedom it allows us today.
My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Macdonald, I am so sorry for your loss.
Thank you, Mr. Macdonald, for your service.
To the family and friends of this hero I offer sincere condolences.
Rest in peace, Firefighter and fellow Airman. Your mission here is
Dave “Captain Slow” Lefavor
USAF 1967-1972; USAFR 1972-1979
I wish to send my sincere condolences and prayers to the family and friends of Joshua G Macdonald for the loss of this US Air Force and Firefighter Hero. I am grateful for the service he provided us, in the past, so we can enjoy the freedoms and safety we have today.
‘Can Do’ Bob Aholt
Southern Colorado Assistant State Captain
My sincere condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Macdonald. I will be honored to stand for this hero and serve as RC.
To the family and friends of Mr. McDonald, I send my condolences and prayers.
Thank you, sir, for your service. Rest easy. Those you have left behind have the watch.