VETERANS

Military Honors for those who have served our country is a proud heritage at Spilsbury Mortuary.It expresses our nation’s deepest gratitude to those who, in times of war and peace, have faithfully defended our country. This moving and ceremonial paying of respect is the final act a grateful nation can provide to our veterans and their families, and we are honored to assist you with the details involved.
We take great pride in seeing that your veteran receives the ceremony and tribute to which they are entitled. Words can never express enough gratitude for their service.Our service to your family is a testament to our sincere appreciation and gratitude.
We can assist you with following:
  • Complete applications for all veterans’ benefits, including Military Honors, Presidential Memorial Certificate and veteran memorial marker or headstone
  • Coordinate necessary documentation provided by family to request honors
  • Coordinate with national or state veterans’ cemeteries
Eligibility:
  • The veteran must have been honorably discharged, or a Military member on active duty or in the Selected Reserve
For more extensive information on eligibility, please call our office at (435) 673-2454 for assistance.

The core elements of a military funeral honors ceremony are:

  • Flag folding
  • Flag presentation
  • Playing of “Taps”
Subject to the eligibility and availability of an honor guard, we are proud to arrange for a firing detail to fire rifle volleys to honor your loved one.