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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the West Virginia National Cemetery 's Wreaths Across America Page. 

On Saturday, December 14, 2019 at 12:00 PM, Wreaths Across America will be at West Virginia National Cemetery to Remember and Honor our veterans through the laying of Remembrance wreaths on the graves of our country's fallen heroes and the act of saying the name of each and every veteran aloud.

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Or, if you would like to volunteer to participate in the wreath laying ceremony, please click the “Volunteer” button next to the cemetery name below, and don't forget to click the "Invite" button to invite your friends and family to join you. 

Thank you so much for supporting West Virginia National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!

Our Goal is to cover all 5238 American Hero’s every year and we need your help to make this mission possible. 

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Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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Invite

Click here to spread the word encourage your friends to sponsor, volunteer or keep up with our news.


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Memory
by Stacy Borror for Charles Keith Richardson, Army, Corporal, Served From 1943 to 1945, Born 12/17/19, Passed On 09/21/45, Honored by West Virginia National Cemetery

In memory of my grandfather, Cpl. Charles Keith Richardson, U.S. Army. Keith died of pneumonia after WWII came to a close. He died in Nancy, France. He left behind a wife, Marguerite Richardson and his two children, Connie and Ronald Richardson.
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Memory
by Clifton V.
Motown Marines and ActiVet Along with Marine Corps League Det 342 Honor all these Heros
Check out 25 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

West Virginia National Cemetery (WVNCGR)
42 Veterans Memorial Ln
Grafton, WV 26354

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Saturday, December 14, 2019
12:00 PM

Clifton V.

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

There is plenty of parking at this cemetery, so feel free to park in any available spot.

Please follow the instructions of our volunteers so they can park everyone.

We must leave the West Virginia National Cemetery open so other visitors and employees can move about site. Thank you so much for your understanding.

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at West Virginia National Cemetery . Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • Everyone of all ages and backgrounds is welcome.
  • Please help ensure that all participants get the opportunity to place a wreath.
  • Please follow the location coordinators instructions on where to place wreaths, as well as "how" they should be placed.
  • We especially appreciate volunteers willing to help clean-up. Please check in with the location coordinator if you are interested in helping with the clean-up.

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

West Virginia Gold Star Mothers Charleston Chapter (WV0008)

Welcome to West Virginia Gold Star Mothers Charleston Chapter (WV0008)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Donel C. Kinnard Memorial State Veterans Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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Motown Marines

Welcome to Motown Marines (WV0077)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support West Virginia National Cemetery and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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