Veteran’s Grave Officer

Serves as burial officer for indigent veterans and their dependents. Coordinates with undertakers to ensure dignified burial of veterans and their dependents.

If a resident of the community, serves as Veterans’ Graves Officer in ensuring all veterans’ graves are suitably kept and cared for. Ensures sunken gravestones are repaired and replaced or other similar services that may be necessary to restore and maintain such graves and their surroundings in an orderly condition. Procures and arranges placement of burial markers; maintains a current listing of deceased veterans and their burial sites. On each Memorial Day, ensures a flag of the United States is placed on each veteran’s grave in local cemeteries.

Position Name Term Expires
Veteran’s Grave Officer William R. Herd 2019