Welcome to Beech Grove Cemetery

Beech Grove is a full-service cemetery located in Muncie, Indiana offering land burial and cremation burials. Over 42,000 people have chosen Beech Grove as their final resting place since 1841.


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The Friends of Beech Grove Cemetery Society has established a perpetual care fund through the Muncie Delaware County Community Foundation. Only the interest may be spent to help beautify the cemetery. The public may make donations and memorial gifts to this fund which are tax deductible.

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Launch the mobile app to get detailed information about Muncie’s founding families, gas boom barons and military veterans while walking the cemetery!

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To help you enjoy the beauty of Beech Grove, we have a self guided walking tour as well as guided tours by appointment. Staff members are available to organizations for programs about the cemetery.

A Long History

Chartered in 1841 with one and one half acres on the banks of the White River, Beech Grove has grown to encompass over 100 acres, this makes it one of the largest cemeteries in the state of Indiana. By the turn of the century landscape expert, O.W. Crabbs had been recruited to plan and maintain the landscape – which resulted in making Beech Grove one of the finest examples of landscape architecture in the state. Beech Grove remains committed to that ideal. Hence, the cemetery is a place of beauty and tranquility for the living as well as for those who have gone before. To help you enjoy the beauty of Beech Grove, we have a self guided walking tour as well as guided tours by appointment. Staff members are available to organizations for programs about the cemetery.

Historic Muncie: Beech Grove Cemetery

Beech Grove Cemetery is the final resting place for many of Muncie’s founding families, gas boom barons and veterans of every war from the Revolutionary War to the Vietnam War. 

Special Events

Services are held on Memorial Day and Veterans Day in honor of the thousands of service men and women buried in Beech Grove.

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Memorial Day Ceremony: May 30, 2016

May 17, 2016

MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY 10:45 A.M. Prelude music begins MAY 30, 2016 11:00 A.M. 11:00 A.M. Service begins Welcome Michael G. Miller, Superintendent of Beech Grove Cemetery Invocation Hank Hansen, Chaplain, American Legion Post #19 Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Dennis Tyler, City of Muncie Medley of Music America’s Hometown Band Introduction of Speaker Michael G. Miller, […]

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Beech Grove Cemetery Book & Phone App

May 16, 2016

Beech Grove Cemetery holds many wonderful stories about the people who came from Muncie and made contributions as state, national and international citizens.  Muncie’s Beech Grove Cemetery Board asked Ball State students to create a book to document these stories and to transfer that content into a walking tour that would allow visitors to access […]

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Annual Spring Clean Up

Mar 16, 2016

Beech Grove Cemetery will begin its Annual Spring Clean Up on Thursday, March 31, 2016. Please remove any items that you would like to keep before that time. Effective March 31, 2016 For Your Safety and the Safety of Cemetery Personnel Shepherd’s Hooks will no longer be permitted in Beech Grove Cemetery Any decorations not […]

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Veteran’s Day Ceremony set for Nov. 11th

Nov 04, 2015

VETERAN’S DAY CEREMONY NOVEMBER 11, 2015 AMERICAN LEGION SECTION 10:45 A.M. Prelude music begins 11:00 A.M. Service begins Welcome Tom Schnuck, Superintendent of Beech Grove Cemetery Invocation Rev. Henry “Hank” Hansen, Jr. Chaplain, American Legion Post #19 Pledge of Allegiance Mayor Dennis Tyler, City of Muncie Medley of Music America’s Hometown Band Trombone Quartet Introduction […]

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Computerized records of interments are available for 42,000 burials. Tombstone readings by the Delaware County Historical Alliance of the earliest 7,200 burials are available in book form.