Fredericktown Memorial Day observance begins on Monday, May 29, at 9:30 on the village square and as follows:
9:30 a.m. Assemble at East side of Square
9:45 a.m. Flag Raising – Boy Scouts
National Anthem – Fredericktown H.S. Band, Director Michael Reeves
Invocation – Mr. Ross Carter, Assist. Chaplain U.S. Army, Ret.
Laying of Wreath – Village Administrator Dean Grogg
10:00 a.m. Parade to Forest Cemetery, order of units
*Police car escort, Fredericktown P.D.
*Colors carried by Boy Scouts
*Cars carrying VIP’s
* Boys State Delegates
*American Legion Van
*American Legion Auxiliary
*Little Miss Poppy
*Misc Youth entries
Arrival at Cemetery,
Musical Selections – Fredericktown H.S. & Jr. H.S. Bands
Introduction by David Merrin, Post 500 Commander
Presentation of Wreaths – Gold Star Families
American Legion Auxiliary
Memorial Day Address: LTC Randy Ruhl, Ret. LTC Ruhl is a graduate of FHS and spent 21 years in the Army as an Infantry Officer. A graduate of advanced Infantry school, Airborne and Ranger schools, Command and War Colleges. Randy is married to Debbie and has three sons and four grandchildren.
Benediction – Mr. Ross Carter
21 Gun Salute to Fallen Heroes
End of service