The City of Dublin, in partnership with the Wesley G. Davids Dublin Post 800 of the American Legion will host the annual Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 27. The day’s events will honor veterans who lost their lives in service to our country.
Bobbie Mershon is the featured speaker for the ceremony in the Dublin Cemetery. Mershon, a Vietnam War veteran, served as a nurse in Long Bien, South Vietnam. After returning home, Mershon worked at Grant Medical Center for 40 years, specializing in Peri-Anesthesia Care, and served as a Council Person for the City of Canal Winchester for 28 years.
Richard Buell CDR, USN (Ret.) will also be speaking at the ceremony. Commander Rick Buell retired on August 1, 2018 after serving 27 years on active duty in the U.S. Navy. He is the Gold Star son of LCDR Kenneth Buell who is remains classified as MIA after his A-6 Intruder was shot down during a nighttime combat mission over North Vietnam in September 1972.
- 11 a.m. – Procession through Historic Dublin from The Shoppes at River Ridge to Dublin Cemetery with wreath throwing ceremony on Bridge Street Bridge
- 11:30 a.m. – Memorial Day Commemoration at Dublin Cemetery
- Noon – Complimentary picnic lunch at Monterey Park
SR 161/Bridge Street will be closed intermittently from 10:50 a.m. to noon between Dale Drive and Monterey Drive for the procession.