Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North

Memorial Day Ceremony
 
11 a.m. EDT, Monday, May 25. The guest speaker was Lt. Col. Shawn Umbrell, University of Kentucky professor of military science. Wreaths were placed by family members of those interred at KVCN. Stephanie Price sang the National Anthem. Ciarra Krist performed taps. Grant County Honor Guard posted the colors, and the Williamstown Women’s Club provided refreshments.
 
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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North is located on 99 acres off I-75 at mile marker 154 in Williamstown. It opened August 22, 2008. As of July 9, 2014, KVCN has interred 752 veterans and 136 dependents. It is honored to be the resting place for 2 service members killed in action.  

Columbarium Wall

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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North                  
205 Eibeck Lane                                                     
Williamstown, KY 41097                                         
Phone: 859-823-0720                                              
Fax:  859-824-0324
Email:  kdva.kvcn@ky.gov 
 
Qualifications

Burial in a state veteran's cemetery is based on military service. The eligibility criteria is the same criteria for burial in VA national cemeteries.

Services
Total interment services include:
  • Furnishing grave or columbarium space
  • Opening and closing the grave
  • Providing the interment site with perpetual care
  • Supplying a suitable marker or headstone
  • Furnishing an optional concrete grave liner for all casketed burial