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Our cemetery crews are responsible for all aspects of the cemetery operations; sales, record keeping, landscaping and grounds keeping, and burials.
6228 Hamilton-Middletown Road | Franklin, Ohio 45005 | Visiting Hours: Dawn to Dusk | Office Hours: 7:00a.m. - 4:00p.m.
Woodhill Cemetery is believed to have originated in the 1850's, being taken over by Franklin Township in approximately 1882 according to A Self Guided Walking Tour of Franklin, Ohio's Historic Woodhill Cemetery written by Geoffrey Gorsuch. When entering Woodhill Cemetery you are reminded of its historic value to the community as its large, handsome, stone gates greet you. Inside you will find the gravesites of Civil War veterans, entrepreneurs, politicians, homemakers and many others who shaped Franklin into the city that we love today. Woodhill's two large mausoleums were erected circa 1900. Woodhill is spread over 100 acres of beautiful rolling hills. The cemetery is a beloved piece of Franklin history and our staff spends countless hours caring for the grounds. Should you need assistance or have a concern, please stop by the cemetery office or call the Township offices at 937.746.2852.
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Cemetery Information & Forms
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Policies & Pricing Information
Indigent Burial Policy
Definition - Indigent Burial Policy
Application for Indigent Burial
Mausoleum Rennovation- Update: Due to COVID-19 this project was put on hold.
Phase 2 of the mausoleum renovation is expected to take place in the summer of 2020. Phase 2 will include the installation of an HVAC system, since moisture is one of the most damaging factors we deal with in the upkeep of the mausoleum. The total expected cost for this project phase is $19,000.
Adopt a Tree
Adopt a memorial tree to be placed in Woodhill Cemetery. Tree information and adoption form can be found below.
Current Pricing (May 2021):
Norway Spruce. 6ft $415.00
Royal Raindrop Crabapple 7 gallon $169.00
Prices and species availability change seasonally.
GRANTS & DONATIONS
Ohio Department of Commerce Grant Recieved
In 2020, Franklin Township was awarded a grant in the amount of $947 to assist with the purchase of a commercial quality pressure washer. This purchase will extend the life of our equipment, specifically the undercarriage of mowers. This grant application was written by Traci Stivers, Administrator and managed by Scot Fromeyer, Fiscal Officer.
Ohio Township Association Risk Management Authority MORE Grant Received
In 2017, Franklin Township was awarded a grant in the amount of $500 for the purchase of security cameras for the Woodhill Cemetery office. The MORE grant program is designed to assist OTARMA members in financing risk management initiatives to reduce or eliminate risk exposure leading to liability and property claims. This grant application was written by Traci Stivers, Administrator and managed by Scot Fromeyer, Fiscal Officer.
Donation Received from Carlisle Manor Nursing Facility
In 2016, Franklin Township was given a donation in the amount of $300. for the purchase of plants for the Woodhill Cemetery Veteran’s Memorial Garden. The Veteran’s Memorial Garden is located in the veteran’s section of the cemetery and features three flagpoles; the American flag, the Ohio flag, and the POW flag. This small area is planted with blue star junipers, lime rickey coral bells, autumn joy sedum and dwarf barberry bushes. Franklin Township residents Joe Jeromos and Peggy Darragh-Jeromos volunteered their time to plant the garden and lay mulch. Franklin Township appreciates the kindness of both Carlisle Manor & the Jeromos family.
DICK'S CREEK CEMETERY
Across from 3023 North Union Road | Middletown, Ohio 45044 | Visiting Hours: Dawn to Dusk
Dick’s Creek Cemetery is one of the oldest cemeteries in Warren County. Established in 1810, it is the final resting place of several Revolutionary War and Civil War soldiers. The last known burial was in the 1920’s according to the Warren County Genealogical Society website.
Steve has been employed with the Township since 1995.
937.746.2852 Ext. 102