Acacia Memorial Day ceremonies

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Memorial Day crowd at Acacia

Photo by Jerry Pickard

Acacia Cemetery in Lake Forest Park drew a large crowd for its Memorial Day ceremonies on Monday, June 30, 2016.

Kenmore and District Pipe Band

The Kenmore and District Pipe Band provided music for the Prelude and musical Interludes.


Boy Scout Troop 348 posted the flag and released the doves during the ceremony.

Chaplin Trudy James gave the Invocation and Benediction. Acacia General Manager J. Vince Larkin provided the opening remarks.

The Memorial Day Address was given by CSM Michael A. Grinston of Ft. Lewis-McChord.


During the ceremony, a WWII B-25 Mitchell Bomber in Invasion stripes did a fly-by.

A Cannon Salute ended the service.



Acacia is the final resting place of Medal of Honor recipient Robert Earl Bonney.

Updated 6-2-2016

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