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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 December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony), 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. 

Please note, parking is going to be different this year. Please bear with us as we try something new to help with parking. Anyone who is handicapped, a veteran, or is a part of the ceremony event will be allowed to park at the cemetery. All other groups and volunteers will be advised to park at either Taylor County Middle School or Grafton High School. Busses will be available starting at 11 AM and will run continuously to the cemetery and will bring you back to your vehicles once the event is over. Please follow the guidance of our volunteer's helping with traffi

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

Sponsor Wreaths

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

Volunteer

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

Invite

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

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In Memory Of
by Timothy Howard for Vix Howard, Navy, Honored by West Virginia National Cemetery

In memory of USN World War II veteran Vivian ("Vix") Howard, AMM2/C, USS Corregidor, and his wife Lalah Howard, employee of the American Battle Monuments Commission. Honor, courage and devotion to God. An example to all. From loving family, by his nephew.

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A Tribute
by Michael and Susan Lores for Joseph Stacy, Navy, Born 04/27/26, Passed On 12/23/97, Honored by West Virginia National Cemetery

To my father who was loved by many and missed every day-I will see you again. Love you Daddy

Check out 106 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Location Information

WVNCGR - West Virginia National Cemetery
42 Veterans Memorial Ln
Grafton, WV 26354, United States

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December 14, 2024 at 12:00 pm (Wreath Placement Immediately Following Ceremony)

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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

Please note, parking is going to be different this year. Please bear with us as we try something new to help with parking. Anyone who is handicapped, a veteran, or is a part of the ceremony event will be allowed to park at the cemetery. All other groups and volunteers will be advised to park at either Taylor County Middle School or Grafton High School. Busses will be available starting at 11 AM and will run continuously to the cemetery and will bring you back to your vehicles once the event is over.

We must leave the West Virginia National Cemetery open so other visitors and employees can move about the 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 help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. Thank you so much for supporting West Virginia National Cemetery and Wreaths Across America!


Local Groups Supporting Us

WV0090 - Grafton Rotary Club

Welcome to WV0090 - Grafton Rotary Club! Our location Sponsorship 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!

WV0077 - Motown Marines

Welcome to WV0077 - Motown Marines ! Our location Sponsorship 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!

11 groups support us. Click "View Our Groups" to see them all.