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Memorial Brick Ceremony held at Downtown Waterfall

A ceremony was held at 9 a.m. Friday for the commencement of a program that will place commemorative bricks with the names of Colleton County’s  Armed Services Veterans in the Downtown Waterfall Plaza on East Washington Street.

“Bricks have been purchased in memory or honor Veterans who have given their all for their country, a Colleton County Veterans Council release handed out at the ceremony stated. “Please take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices our military men and women and their families have endured to secure and maintain our freedom. Each brick at the Downtown Walterboro Waterfall has been engraved to remind us that we love, honor, and respect our Veterans. To those who purchased a brick, thank you.”

World Wars I and II:

J. Derrick Avant, U.S. Army; Dennis Bailey, U.S. Army/Air Force; Willis Bailey, U.S. Army; Jack Benton U.S. Armed Forces; Jack Beverly, U.S. Army; C.L. Blocker, U.S. Navy/Coast Guard; Minus Boyce, U.S. Army; Charles Edwin Bright, U.S. Army; William Bullock, U.S Navy; Arnold R. Catterton, U.S. Navy; Micky Cook, U.S. Army; E. A. Crosby, U.S. Navy; Jerry Droney, U.S. Navy; W. L. Flowers, U.S. Army; W. L. Flowers Jr., U.S. Army; E. K. Godley, U.S. Army; Rogers L. Judy, U.S. Navy; Leahmon S. Kinard, U.S. Navy; Floyd Lyons, U.S. Navy; Bob McLaine Jr., U.S. Army; E. M. McLeod, U.S. Marine Corps; W.J. McLeod Jr., U.S. Navy; Hey Murdaugh, U.S. Army; Burchill C, Polk, U.S. Army; Horace L. Polk, U.S. Navy; Travis C. Polk, U.S. Army; Wendell C. Polk, U.S. Army; I. N. Rizer, U.S. Army; Jack P. Small, U.S. Navy; C. I. Smith Jr., U.S. Army; Joseph Snow, U.S. Army; Wheeler M. Steedley, U.S. Army; Augustus Wells, U.S. Army; Lee Wendell Westbury, U.S. Army; Arthus J. White, U.S. Army; and P. J. Youmans, U.S. Army.


Harry C. Byrd, U.S. Navy; Patricia L. Bullock, U.S. Navy; Harold Fletcher, U.S. Navy; Clyde Johnson, U.S. Navy; Harry Johnson, U.S. Navy; W. L. Johnson, U.S. Navy; and, In Honor of, Harry E. Polk.


L. A. Bright, Vietnam and Iraq; R. A. Broderick, U.S. Army; W. L. Hughes Jr., U.S. Navy; Mullins McLeod, U.S. Army; E. C. Murdaugh Jr., U.S. Army; J. L. Packard Jr., U.S. Air Force; John S. Reaves, U.S. Army; Tony Roberts, U.S. Armed Forces; Harris B. White, U.S. Marine Corps; and, in honor of, Thomas D. Carter, U.S. Navy; Renferd Crosby, U.S. Navy; David L. Derry, U.S. Navy; Donald E. Detwiler, U.S. Navy; and Bill Proctor, U.S. Army.


Levi B. Barbour, U.S. Marine Corps; Frank Fraser, U.S. Army; Earle Kugley, U.S. Army; Thomas A. Parrish, U.S. Marine Corps; and Jimmy Powers, U.S. Army.

In Honor of (still living or in existance): Dennis G. Bain, U.S. Marine Corps; Lisa Breland, U.S. Air Force; Bubba Carter, U.S. Coast Guard; A. P. Catterton, U.S. Army; M. A. L. Catterton, U.S. Air Force; Niel Crittendon, U.S. Navy; Shawn Fletcher, U.S. Navy; Marshall Lee Gates, U.S. Marine Corps; J. A. Johnson, U.S. Air Force; Tracy L. Judy, U.S. Marine Corps; Charles Moseley, U.S. Army; W. V. Price Jr., U.S. Army; Susan E. Snow, U.S. Army; American Legion Post 93; Disabled American Veterans Chapter 55; Tuskegee Airmen Inc.- Hiram Mann Chapter; and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 12102.