Many cemeteries in Pickaway County will host Memorial Day services observed Monday, May 27, to pay tribute to those who have served in our military.
• High Street Cemetery, Circleville, located on E. High St., will begin their service at 8:15 a.m., with retired Lt. Col. Kathy Lowrey Gallowitz a third generation veteran, as speaker.
Immediately following the ceremony at 9 a.m., there will be a parade, featuring the Honorary Grand Marshals Rob and Marilyn Johnson, from High Street Cemetery to Forest Cemetery, located at 905 N. Court St.
• Forest Cemetery, Circleville, will begin its service at 10 a.m., with Col. Patrick Callender as speaker. Callender works for the Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic in Lancaster with serveral tours to Iraq and Afghanistan in his career.
• Hitler-Lugwick Cemetery is located at 1819 Hitler Rd in Circleville. The service will start at 11:30 a.m., with Circleville Mayor Don McIlroy speaking was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1969, where he served as a member of the 8th Army 2nd Infantry Division Company B 2/23 Infantry. He was stationed in the Demilitarization Zone between North and South Korea.
• At 2 p.m., there will be a service held at Reber Hill Cemetery at 1680 Winchester Road in Walnut Township, Ashville.
• At 1 p.m, AmVets post 2256 Honor Guard will appear for a service at the Jackson Township Cemetery on State Route 104.
• Floral Hills Cemetery at 17554 Little Walnut Road is having a service at 1 p.m.
• On Monday, May 27 2019, the annual Muhlenberg Township Memorial Day parade and Memorial Service will be held. This year’s speaker will be historian, Warren Gentzel. The parade will begin in Darbyville at 10:40 a.m. and will include the Westfall High School Band and VFW Post 11208 from Harrisburg. The Memorial Service will be held at the Muhlenberg Township Cemetery in Darbyville at 11 a.m.
• Harrison Township Cemetery at 5001 Union St. in South Bloomfield will hold its annual Memorial Day service starting at 11 a.m.