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REMEMBER the Fallen. . . HONOR those who Serve. . . TEACH our children the value of Freedom.

Welcome to the Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh's Wreaths Across America Page. 

Join us on Saturday, December 18 12 noon for the annual service at our Field of Honor. Stay to place a wreath on our grounds. 

Please help our location lay wreaths at as many graves as possible by clicking the red "Sponsor" button. 

Thank you so much for supporting Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh and Wreaths Across America!

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Sponsor Wreaths

Click "Sponsor Wreaths" to sponsor a wreath and help us reach our goal of honoring every veteran at the cemetery.

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Volunteer

Click here if you would like to participate in the wreath laying ceremony on Wreaths Day at the cemetery.

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Memory
by Cheryl F. for Rodney "Smiley" Fontenot, Army, Honored by Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh

In remembrance of Rodney Fontenot for his service to his country. Father to James and Phyllis, grandfather to Megan, Michelle, Stephanie, Kristine and Tom.
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Memory
by Cheryl F. for Rodney "Smiley" Fontenot, Army, Honored by Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh

In remembrance of Rodney Fontenot for his service to his country. Father to James and Phyllis, grandfather to Megan, Michelle, Stephanie, Kristine and Tom.
Check out 34 "Remember" recent messages from our supporters. Click "View Remember Wall" to see them all.

Ceremony Details

Location Information

Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh (NCHOFH)
701 Oakwood Ave
Raleigh, NC 27601

1,700
1,700
1,520

December 18, 2021 at 12:00 pm

Robin Simonton

Directions to Cemetery

Navigation systems do an adequate job finding the cemetery. When you arrive, please follow the people and signs to the site of the ceremony itself.

Parking Instructions

Follow the signs that say "EVENT" with directional arrows on Saturday December 18.  Ceremony starts at 12 noon at the Field of Honor.  Parking is on the street inside the Cemetery.  

Ceremony and Volunteer Information

We are happy that you are willing to help with our Wreath Across America ceremony at Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh. Please do not forget to register to volunteer! That way you will get all updates about the cemetery itself.

Here are some things to remember about the ceremony:

  • OUR CEREMONY IS  AT 12 NOON ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 18. 

The most important thing to remember is to have a wonderful experience participating in the ceremony and thank you so much for help Wreaths achieve our mission to remember, honor and teach.

Local Groups Supporting Us

Friends of Historic Oakwood Cemetery (NC0016)

Welcome to Friends of Historic Oakwood Cemetery (NC0016)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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Civil Air Patrol Franklin County North Carolina Composite Squadron (NC0308P)

Welcome to Civil Air Patrol Franklin County North Carolina Composite Squadron (NC0308P)! Our location fundraising group is proud to support Historic Oakwood Cemetery Field of Honor Raleigh and to help honor and remember as many veterans as possible. Please click "View" to learn more about our effort and then click "Volunteer" to join us for National Wreaths Across America Day. Thank you so much!

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