Crestwood KY — Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

All donations made from this page will be designated for the Crestwood KY 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 Crestwood KY.

Groundbreaking occurred on June 5, 2019 at 10 a.m.

Dedication celebrations are scheduled for May 9, 2020 at 10:00 a.m.

Site location:

5901 Veterans Memorial Pkwy
South Oldam High School
Crestwood KY 40014

The public is invited and encouraged to attend the dedication ceremony.

Ann Helton 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 Ann at or (502) 241.6172 or Mike King at or (502) 425.8292

The National Project Manager for HWWMOHF is Mike King—e-mail adress:

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

Committee Members

Honorary Board Member

Ann Helton

Committee Members

Don Helton, Emeritus
Billy Garwood - Co-chair
Lynn Romans - Gold Star Mother
Jerry Rankin - Gold Star Father
Greg Bethard
Galen Clark
Stephen Davis
Joe Hamilton
Steve Hargett
Chris Johnson
Jane Kaebler
Jerry McCandless
Mill Meade
Leonard Mulcahy
Scott Quinlan

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.

Groundbreaking Ceremony - June 5, 2019