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Shelby County KY Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

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All donations made from this link will be designated for the Shelby County Kentucky Gold Star Families Memorial monument.

A new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women who sacrificed their lives while serving in the military is currently being planned in Shelby County KY.

Groundbreaking celebrations were held on May 21, 2021 at 11 a.m.

Site location:

500 Main Avenue
Shelbyville KY 40065

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the dedication celebrations.

Dan Ison and David Eaton are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

Honorary Board Members
Dan Ison
David Eaton
Committee Members
Deputy Judge Jon Park
Chad Graham
Cindy Stonebraker
Carlen Pippin
Greg Jacobs

Gold Star Family members and relatives are those who have sacrificed a Loved One for our Freedom.

The Gold Star Family Memorial was created by Medal of Honor Recipient Hershel “Woody" Williams to remember those families who have made the ultimate sacrifice. To learn more about the memorial, please visit our Gold Star Families Memorial Monument web page.

"Dying for freedom isn't the worst thing that can happen. Being forgotten is." Georgie Carter-Krell (Mother of Posthumous Medal of Honor Recipient Pfc. Bruce W. Carter, USMCD - Florida)

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission to honor and serve Gold Star Families and the legacy of their Loved Ones who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

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