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Marshall County WV Gold Star Families Memorial Monument

Marshall County-Moundsville WV is now home to a new Gold Star Families Memorial Monument (GSFMM) honoring the families of servicemen and women killed while serving in the military.

Groundbreaking was held on June 29.

Site location:

801 Jefferson Avenue
Moundsville, WV 26041

Delbert Chrislip and Gary Ryder were the Honorary Board Members for the Gold Star Family Memorial Monument, Woody Williams Foundation.

Committee Members

Kathy and David Hammond (Gold Star Family)
Shelly Guthrie (Gold Star Family)
Don and Rose Shilling (Gold Star Family)

To learn more about donating to a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument, please contact the Foundation at

This monument was dedicated on October 7 2020

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, USMCD - Florida)

Any excess funds raised for this Gold Star Families Memorial Monument Project will be used to further the mission of the Woody Williams Foundation 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.

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