The crowd overflowed the committal shelter at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North in Williamstown. COL Alan Back, USAR, was the guest speaker, and family members of those interred placed wreaths at the base of the service flags. The Grant County Honor Guard posted the colors. MAJ John Rudisell, USN, performed taps.
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Kentucky Veterans Cemetery North
205 Eibeck Lane
Williamstown, KY 41097
According to Kentucky law,
the individual must be a Kentucky veteran for burial at one of the state
veteran cemeteries. Examples include: born in KY, served at one of the
U.S. military installations in KY, lived in KY, home of record in KY.
Hours of Operation
Kentucky's State Veterans Cemeteries
are open to the public 24 hours, seven days a week. Normal business
hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday, not including state
holidays. Interments take place on non-holiday weekdays only.
Saturdays, Sundays and holidays are reserved for families and loved ones
of those interred to visit in peace and quiet.
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 casketed burials