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North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Memory of William “Billy” Myers, Sr.

Dedicated May 26, 2008

 
 
William “Billy” Myers, Sr. Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
1. William “Billy” Myers, Sr. Marker Marker
Inscription.  This memorial park is dedicated to Billy Myers a Virginia Beach native and veteran of World War II and Korea. He was a founding member of the Tidewater Veterans Memorial Committee. He envisioned and worked tirelessly to bring this memorial park to fruition. His devotion to honor the memory of all veterans, together with his sense of civic duty, made this park his legacy.
 
Erected 2008 by City of Virginia Beach.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational AreasWar, World II.
 
Location. 36° 50.652′ N, 75° 59.325′ W. Marker is in North Virginia Beach in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of 19th Street and Jefferson Avenue, on the left when traveling west. The marker is located within the William “Billy” Myers, Sr., Veterans Memorial Park adjacent to the Tidewater Veterans Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1001 19th St, Virginia Beach VA 23451, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. River Rats (here, next to this marker); “High Flight”
William “Billy” Myers, Sr. Marker Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
2. William “Billy” Myers, Sr. Marker Marker
(here, next to this marker); Pearl Harbor Survivors (here, next to this marker); American Revolutionary War Monument (here, next to this marker); Our Nation’s Naval Commandos (here, next to this marker); Disabled American Veterans Past, Present & Future (here, next to this marker); General MacArthur Memorial (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Disabled American Veterans Past, Present & Future (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in North Virginia Beach.
 
Also see . . .  Bill Myers Veterans Memorial Park. (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida.)
 
Veterans Memorial Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
3. Veterans Memorial Dedication Plaque
This park is dedicated to honor all veterans and was planned and completed by the Mayors Veterans Committee City of Virginia Beach
2002

Capt. J.B. Dadson, U.S.N. Retired
Capt. Mike Eaton, U.S.C.G. Retired
Col. Floyd M. Gilbert, U.S.A. Retired
Joann Harkins, Vietnam Veterans
CDR. Ed T. McCarthy, U.S.C.G. Retired
Charles R. Montgomery, Jr., U.S.A.
William L. Myers, U.S.A.F.
Lee Scarborough, U.S.M.C.
Johnnie L. Steele, U.S.N. Retired
Duane D. Towbridge, U.S.M.C. Retired
Veterans Memorial Park image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, November 26, 2020
4. Veterans Memorial Park
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 33 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on December 5, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2020, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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