Butler County Residents, WE will be honoring OUR deceased Veterans!
Honoring their life, their passing, and their rights they gave us as Americans.LeRoy Bunyan
Since a permit for a parade was not able to be obtained, LeRoy will be riding his motorcycle up Main Street carrying his American Flag starting around 10:45 am, and convening at Diamond Park around 11:00 am to begin a ceremony honoring our deceased Veterans, anyone is welcome to join the ride.
This tribute experience will begin (Monday, May 25, 2020 10:45 am) around 11 am at Diamond Park and will last approximately half an hour.
Posting of the Colors
Singing of the National Anthem
Prayer given by the Chaplins of Butler County Veterans Services
General Orders No. 11 from May 5, 1868 by John A. Logan to be read aloud.
The Gettysburg Address from November 19, 1863 to be read aloud.
Al Worsley Butler County’s Veteran of the Year will give a speech.
The exact number of veterans who died from Butler County will be recognized, and a wreath will be placed in honor of them.
A Benediction Prayer
Retire the Colors
THIS is NOT in response to any protest. Please be respectful of others.
John Cyprian, Director of Butler County Veterans Services, and LeRoy Bunyon, the coordinator of this years Memorial Day Celebration, spoke to WISR about (Monday, May 25, 2020 10:45am) Memorial Day tribute.