A wreath laying ceremony will be held at the Marietta City building, corner of Third and Putnam Streets in Marietta, Ohio. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard will present the Colors and escort of any department or office who wish to participate. There will be a prayer, moment of silence, then the wreaths will be placed. This will be followed by brief speeches from local law enforcement officials and other dignitaries.
Amazing Grace will be performed by Special Deputy Alex Canavan on bagpipes at the conclusion of the ceremony.
Following, the Washington County Sheriff’s Office will place a wreath at the Sheriff’s Office Criminal Division, 309 Fourth Street.
MAY 15, 2018
10:00 AM– Presentation of Colors – Washington County Sheriff’s Office Honor Guard
10:05 AM– Prayer and moment of silence – Pastor and Washington County Sheriff’s Office Chaplain Truman Noe
10:08 AM– Presentation of ceremonial wreaths – Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Marietta Police Department, Beverly Police Department
10:15 AM – Speeches by local law enforcement officials and other dignitaries
10:30 AM– Prayer – Pastor Noe
10:35 AM– Amazing Grace – Washington County Sheriff’s Office Special Deputy Alex Canavan
10:40 AM– Dismissal to WCSO Criminal Division
10:50 AM– Presentation of wreath at WCSO
02:00 PM– Grave markers will be placed on the graves of former Sheriff Richard Ellis and former Sheriff Dean Ellis at the Putnam Cemetery in Devola.