Memorial Day Ceremony & Parade

Date(s) - May 30, 2016
10:00 am - 11:00 am

A Memorial Day ceremony will be held on Monday, May 30th at 11:00 a.m. at the West Union Cemetery in Athens sponsored by local Veteran’s organizations. There will be a parade through down town Athens to the cemetery starting at 10:30 a.m. The parade will line up behind the Athens middle school at 10:00 a.m. If anyone is interested in participating in the Memorial Day Parade please call The American Legion at 740-592-4027 or Nancy Brown at 740-591-8665.

The speaker for this year’s ceremony is Bert Christian. Mr. Christian is a retired Army Veteran and also a retired Baptist minister.

The American Legion will be serving breakfast at the Post home on May 30th from 7:00 till 9:00 a.m. – the community is invited. The American Legion, Athens VFW and Athens AMVETS along with other veterans organizations will serve lunch following the ceremony and parade at post home locations.

West Union Cemetery