Kentucky Veterans Cemetery South East (KVCSE)

​​​​Memorial Day Weekend 2024

Please join us Friday May 24, 2024 at 4:30 PM for placement of flags on gravesites in honor of Memorial Day. All are welcome to attend.
Flags provided by Kentucky Veterans Cemetery South East. Flags will be located between section 1 and section 2 at the watering station.

The Memorial Day Ceremony will be held May 27, 2024 at 11 AM at KVCSE to honor those that have gone on before us. We look forward to providing honor, dignity and respect on this day of remembrance. Guest speakers will include honorable U.S. Marine Corp. Veteran and current 91st District Kentucky Representative Bill Wesley.

If you need any assistance, staff will be available for all needs. If you have any questions or concerns please call 606-672-2168.

Kentucky Veterans Cemetery South East (KVCSE) opened in April 2018.  KVCSE is a 42-acre facility located on Tim Couch Pass, in Hyden, KY (Leslie County). The Cemetery is staffed with four full-time employees; a Cemetery Director, an Administrative Assistant, a Superintendent and one Caretaker.  At the close of Fiscal Year 2021, KVCSE had 75 veterans and dependents interred at Kentucky Veterans Cemetary South East 1280 KY-118 is located in Hyden, Kentucky.​​​​

KVCSE has received the National Cemetery Administration's Stewardship Award in recognition of superior performance results following an NCA-led compliance review. KVCSE is one of the few state veteran cemeteries in the country to be awarded this recognition.

Notable Persons 

 World War I Medal of Honor recipient Sgt. Willie Sandlin.​

​​​Contact us About KVSE​