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Memorial service for 8 retired Clay County K-9 officers

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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Everyone is invited to attend a memorial service on Saturday at 11 a.m. to honor eight retired K9 officers with Clay County Sheriff's Office.

The police dogs died over the span of several years.

The memorial service will be held at Jacksonville Pet Funeral, Home and Memorial Park at 4969 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, Florida.

Two memorial pavers, each with the names of four of the K-9 officers will be added to the front of the existing police K-9 monument in the cemetery.

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Each retired K-9's  name will be read aloud followed by a ceremonial bell tone in remembrance of their service.

The memorial service will include a Scottish bagpiper playing "Amazing Grace" in memory of their dedicated service to the Sheriff's Office and the Clay County community, as well as other remembrances.

If you would like more information about the memorial service, call (904) 724-5556.