Wheeling WV Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Wheeling WV 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 Wheeling, WV.

Dedication is scheduled for September 21, 2019 at 10 a.m.

Groundbreaking occurred on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1 pm.

Site location

Veterans Amphitheater at Heritage Port
Wheeling, WV 26003
The public is invited and encouraged to attend the dedication celebration.

John Nanny is the Honorary Board Member 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 John at nanny1007@comcast.net or (304) 281.2950

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 Member

John Nanny, Marine Corps League

Committee Members

Vernon Anderson, VFW Post 4442
John Powell, American Legion Post 1
Demetrius Lathon, American Legion Post 89
Karen Schubert Garvin, Gold Star Sister
Harry "David" Schoenian, Military Order of the Purple Heart
Glenn Elliott, Mayor-City of Wheeling

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.