Commemorating All Who Served
With Deepest Gratitude For Your Service to Our Nation
An acknowledgment of service to America
Final Honor, is the only privately owned horse drawn funeral carriage company working on any Veterans Administration cemetery in the USA providing this unforgettable service for any veteran regardless of rank or time served at no cost to the family.This tribute will be a lasting legacy to those who served honorably, or sacrificed their lives in service to our nation; a thank you for their service to America.
Final Honor service is available at Miramar National Cemetery for the interment of any veteran, regardless of rank. Final Honor offers its funeral carriage service at the cemetery, for free, every Monday. Service is provided for a fee on other days.
Please call 760-445-1981 to make arrangements.
Who is eligible for this service?
The families of any United States military veteran eligible for burial in a national cemetery may schedule Final Honor service at Miramar National Cemetery. We provide service for up to ten veterans’ interments every day we are at the cemetery. Final Honor also provides service, on a fee basis, at other cemeteries and venues, per arrangements with the company.
What does Final Honor service include?
Final Honor service includes a traditional horse-drawn funeral carriage, a white horse, a uniformed driver and attendant. The casket or urn(s) is placed in the carriage from the funeral home hearse, and transported from the cortege assembly point directly to the committal shelter or gravesite. Family and funeral attendees form a procession to follow the carriage by car.
Can I make a contribution to Final Honor?
Final Honor welcomes contributions from families, individuals, civic organizations or corporations. Final Honor is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization registered in the State of California. Contributions to Final Honor can be made through PayPal or mail checks payable to Final Honor.
What costs does my contribution cover?
Your contribution will cover costs that include travel to and from the cemetery or other venue with horse, carriage and staff in a horse trailer; maintenance of vehicles, horses and their equipment; staff uniforms; insurance, and our guarantee of first-class service.