Half-Staff Flags for Preble County Deputy Hamilton and for Michael Gayhart ll
December 18, 2023
Half-staff flags at the Ohio Statehouse
In honor of the life and service of Preble County Sheriff's Deputy Joshua Hamilton and the life of Michael Gayhart ll, Governor DeWine has ordered the flags of the United States and the state of Ohio to be flown at half-staff upon all public buildings and grounds throughout Preble County, the Ohio Statehouse, the Vern Riffe Center, and the Rhodes State Office Tower Dec. 18, and will remain until sunset on the day of the second of the two funerals.
All other public buildings and grounds throughout the state may fly the flags of the United States and the state of Ohio at half-staff at their discretion for the same time period.