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Engineer Joe Ponzini of the Ocoee Fire Department led the way for the Ocoee Police and Fire Department Honor Guards during the ceremony.

PHOTOS: City of Ocoee Memorial Day Ceremony 2019

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Engineer Joe Ponzini of the Ocoee Fire Department led the way for the Ocoee Police and Fire Department Honor Guards during the ceremony.

Ocoee Mayor Rusty Johnson welcomed attendees to the event.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Ocoee Mayor Rusty Johnson welcomed attendees to the event.

Ocoee City Commissioner and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Larry Brinson gave an invocation to start the ceremony.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Ocoee City Commissioner and U.S. Marine Corps veteran Larry Brinson gave an invocation to start the ceremony.

The Ocoee Police and Fire Department Honor Guards presented the nation’s colors.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

The Ocoee Police and Fire Department Honor Guards presented the nation’s colors.

Ocoee resident Sherrí Gladney sang the national anthem at the ceremony.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Ocoee resident Sherrí Gladney sang the national anthem at the ceremony.

U.S. Army veteran Anthony Gladney spoke about his own experiences serving the country and the importance of Memorial Day.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

U.S. Army veteran Anthony Gladney spoke about his own experiences serving the country and the importance of Memorial Day.

Ocoee police officer Bill Richardson carried a special wreath to the flag pole for the Memorial Day Ceremony.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Ocoee police officer Bill Richardson carried a special wreath to the flag pole for the Memorial Day Ceremony.

Ocoee police officer Kevin Birdsong saluted during the playing of taps.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Ocoee police officer Kevin Birdsong saluted during the playing of taps.

Ocoee police officer Patera Scott-Marsh showed reverence for those who gave their lives.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Ocoee police officer Patera Scott-Marsh showed reverence for those who gave their lives.

Ocoee High School student Harmon Hollis played taps during the ceremony.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Ocoee High School student Harmon Hollis played taps during the ceremony.

Mayor Rusty Johnson and Ocoee City Commissioner Rosemary Wilsen read the names of residents who’ve given their lives in service to their country.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Mayor Rusty Johnson and Ocoee City Commissioner Rosemary Wilsen read the names of residents who’ve given their lives in service to their country.

The Ocoee Police and Fire Department Honor Guards kept the ceremony running smoothly.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

The Ocoee Police and Fire Department Honor Guards kept the ceremony running smoothly.

A wreath was placed out of respect for those that gave their lives.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

A wreath was placed out of respect for those that gave their lives.

Keynote speaker Anthony Gladney; Ocoee Commissioner Richard Firstner; Ocoee Commissioner Rosemary Wilsen; Ocoee Mayor Rusty Johnson; Ocoee Commissioner Larry Brinson, Sr. and Orange County Commissioner Christine Moore honored the fallen.

Saturday, May 25, 2019 |

Keynote speaker Anthony Gladney; Ocoee Commissioner Richard Firstner; Ocoee Commissioner Rosemary Wilsen; Ocoee Mayor Rusty Johnson; Ocoee Commissioner Larry Brinson, Sr. and Orange County Commissioner Christine Moore honored the fallen.

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