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Three honored for work on Gold Star Monument

Jan. 31, 2017

Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - The Huntington Detachment 340 Marine Corps League recently honored Jerry Beckett, Jody Beckett and Cabell County Sheriff Chuck Zerkle for their efforts in securing a Gold Star Families Memorial Monument in Cabell County.

The monument was dedicated Oct. 30, 2016, at Barboursville Park as a tribute to honor all Gold Star Families who lost a loved one in military service, according to a news release.

Medal of Honor recipient Hershel "Woody" Williams presented the men with a Distinguished Citizen award in appreciation for their work.