We are proud to honor those who served

Funeral services for veterans

Our funeral director & staff can help with the planning of funeral services, arranging of military honors, and scheduling burial at Ponte Vedra Valley or in a National Cemetery.

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VETERANS AT PONTE VEDRA VALLEY

Ponte Vedra Valley is honored to serve those who have served our country.  Our funeral director and staff can help with the planning of funeral services and arranging of military honors, along with scheduling burial in a National Cemetery or at Ponte Vedra Valley. Our cemetery grounds have a Veterans Circle where military services can be held and military plaques can be displayed, a flagpole columbarium for the above ground burial of cremains, and inground burial sites.

Ponte Vedra Valley is proud to host an Annual Veterans Day Celebration to show our appreciation to local veterans.  The celebration is held on November 11th at 10:30 am with participation from local area veterans, Nease High School’s Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corp, the Southern Cruisers Riding Club, American Legion Palm Valley Post 233, and Boy Scout Troop 288.

frequently asked veterans questions

Who is eligible for Military Funeral Honors?

  • Military members on active duty or in the Selected Reserve.
  • Former military members who served on active duty and departed under conditions other than dishonorable.
  • Former military members who completed at least one term of enlistment or period of initial obligated service in the Selected Reserve and departed under conditions other than dishonorable.
  • Former military members discharged from the Selected Reserve due to a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty.

Who is not eligible for Military Funeral Honors?

  • Any person separated from the Armed Forces under dishonorable conditions or whose character of service results in a bar to veteran’s benefits.
  • Any person who was ordered to report to an induction station, but was not actually inducted into military service.
  • Any person discharged from the Selected Reserve prior to completing one term of enlistment or period of initial obligated service for reasons other than a disability incurred or aggravated in the line of duty.
  • Any person convicted of a Federal or State capital crime sentenced to death or life imprisonment.

How do I establish veteran eligibility?

The preferred method is the DD Form 214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty.  If the DD Form 214 is not available, any discharge document showing other than dishonorable service can be used.  The DD Form 214 may be obtained by filling out a Standard Form 180 and sending it to:

National Personnel Records Center (NPRC)
9700 Page Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63132

The Standard Form 180 may be obtained from the National Records Center or via the following web site: http://www.archives.gov/research/order/standard-form-180.pdf

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Ponte Vedra Valley is a family owned and operated Funeral Home with On-Site Cremation Center and Cemetery, and we are committed to offering you and your family compassionate and personalized attention.