Florence Veterans Park Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Florence SC 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 the City of Florence SC.

Dedication is scheduled for November 11, 2019 at 11 a.m.

Site location:

Florence Veterans Park
601 Woody Jones Blvd.
Florence SC 29501

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

Eddie Collins and Barry Wingard are the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Hershel Woody Williams Medal of Honor Foundation (HWWMOHF).

To learn more about donating to the Gold Star Family Memorial, please contact Eddie at eddiecollins@gmail.com or (843) 615.8757 or Barry Wingard at bfwingardjr@aol.com or (843) 601.3800.

The National Project Manager for HWWMOHF is Mike King—e-mail adress: mike.king@hwwmohf.org.

To make a contribution for this particular monument, click the SUPPORT THIS PROJECT button, contact an Honorary Board/Committee  Member or contact the HWWMOHF at monument@hwwmohf.org.

Committee Members

Honorary Board Members

Eddie Collins
Barry Wingard

Committee Members

Gloria Pusser, Gold Star Family
John Webb, USN, Retired
Kent Caudle, Gold Star Family
Larry Matthews, USAF veteran, Gold Star Family
Peggy Moore, Gold Star Family
Vashon Davis, Gold Star Family

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, USMC- Florida

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Hershel "Woody" Williams Medal of Honor Foundation’s of honoring Gold Star Families and their fallen Heroes through the establishment of Gold Star Families Memorial Monuments in communities across the United States, offering scholarships to Gold Star Children as well as sponsoring and hosting outreach programs and events for Gold Star Families.