Proposed Memorial Services

Last Revised: 30 September 2021

This page is being established as a method of informing the KYSSAR Patriot Grave Marking Committee Chairman of Proposed Grave Marking Activities and Memorial Services planned by Chapters of the Kentucky Society.

If your chapter is planning a Grave Marking Activity or a Memorial Service please provide the following information about the activity to the KYSSAR Patriot Grave Marking and Memorial Service Coordinator:

          • Date: [Date should be in the following format YYYY-MM-DD (example 2015-03-13)]
          • Time: [Since Kentucky is in both the Eastern and Central Time Zones and changes to and from Standard Time to Daylight Savings Time please provide the appropriate time notations EST (Eastern Standard Time) or EDT (Eastern Daylight Time) or CST (Central Standard Time) or CDT (Central Daylight Time)]
          • Patriot Name or purpose of ceremony: [Give details about Patriot or reason for the Memorial Service]
          • Location: [Provide a postal address and additionally provide a GPS’able address if possible]
          • Hosting Chapter: [Name of KYSSAR Chapter Planning and/or Hosting the Service]
          • Contact Person: [Name of coordinating this activity for your Chapter. Please provide Postal & e-Mail Addresses in addition to contact’s phone numbers]

The above information should be e-Mailed to KYSSAR’s Patriot Grave Marking and Memorial Services Coordinator.

Calendar of Proposed Grave Marking or Memorial Service Activities


              • DATETIMEName of Patriot or Reason for ServiceLocationKYSSAR ChapterContact Person Information
              • October 1 – 1:00 p.m. (Central) – Isaac Palmer Grave Marking – Kentucky Veterans Cemetery West – 5817 Ft. Campbell Rd. (HWY41 A) – Hopkinsville, Kentucky – Col. Stephen Trigg Chapter – Steve Mallory (contact) – GPS [N 36.796529, W87.475897]
              • October 23 – 2:00 p.m. (Central) – Jesse Henson Sr. Grave Marking – Soldier’s Creek Cemetery – Benton, Kentucky – Capt. Virgil McCracken Chapter – Bradley Rankin (contact) – GPS [N36.7899398804, W88.4290618896]
              • October 24 – noon (Central) – Ralph Crume Sr. Grave Marking – Intersection of HWY 690 and Hudson-Fairfield-Buras Road – Constantine, Kentucky – Col. John Hardin Chapter – John Humphries (contact) – GPS [N37.673071, W86.288620]
              • October 30 – 2:00 p.m. (Eastern) –  John Swindle Grave Marking – Hopeful Lutheran Church Cemetery – 6430 Hopeful Church Rd – Florence, Kentucky – Simon Kenton Chapter – Gerald Byrd (contact) – GPS [N 39.000095, W84.658294]
              • October 31 – 2:00 p.m. (Central) – Abraham Heistand Grave Marking – Old Mulkey Meeting House State Historic Park – 38 Old Mulkey Park Rd – Tompkinsville, Kentucky – Gov. Isaac Shelby Chapter – Scott Giltner (contact) – GPS [N36.677612, W85.707476]

          Questions or Comments about the content of this page should be e-Mailed to: KYSSAR’s Patriot Grave Marking and Memorial Services Coordinator.