Exciting Memorial Day Events In and Near Kokomo

By nbennett | Posted in Community on Wednesday, May 20th, 2015 at 9:46 pm


Before you head out to some of these Central Indiana events, be sure you have your vehicle serviced at Kokomo Auto World so you have less chance of breaking down. If you are in the market for a new vehicle, stop by to test drive a sedan, SUV, truck or coupe.

Beech Grove Cemetery Service

At 11:00 a.m. at the Beech Grove Cemetery, a prelude of music starts at 10:45 a.m. At 11:00 a.m., the service, which includes the Pledge of Allegiance by Mayor Dennis Tyler, music, “Taps” and a rifle salute will be held. America’s Hometown Band will pay “Taps.” The Delaware County Honor Guard will perform the rifle salute. Nate LaMar, a military academy liaison officer will read the 2014 veteran’s list; and finally, there will be a laying of the wreath by Pat Hale.

Bloomington will also hold a Memorial Day program at the Valhalla Cemetery starting at 9:30 a.m.


The Crown Hill Funeral Home will hold the 146th Annual Memorial Day Service at noon. Later that evening, starting at 6:05 p.m., the Indianapolis Indians will be playing. There will be game-worn camo jerseys courtesy of the Indiana National Guard plus a post game fireworks show.

Grissom Air Museum

In Kokomo, the Grissom Air Museum will be open starting at 10:00 a.m. Military speakers will be there through 4:00 p.m.

Memorial Day Parade

The Logansport Memorial Day parade will start at the Logansport City Building at 10:00 a.m.

Memorial Day Service

There will also be a Memorial Day Service at the Bethel Cemetery in Muncie starting at 10:00 a.m.

Visit Kokomo Auto World

Be sure to visit Kokomo Auto World before the holiday weekend to pick out a new vehicle or to have your vehicle serviced. Check our web site for service specials, finance and lease specials, and specials we may be running on new and used vehicles.

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