Public Cemeteries

Public Cemeteries

The Public Works Department is responsible for maintaining and operating three (3) public cemeteries. Among regular duties performed at Bear Creek - Hillgrove, Ehrstine and Cedar Hill, Public Works handles:

  • Construction of headstone foundations
  • Opening and closing of graves
  • Sale of grave plots
  • Seasonal upkeep, including mowing and trimming
  • Seeding and restoration of graves

For more information regarding the public cemeteries, Please contact the City of Trotwood, (937) 837-1702.

For those seeking additional information about Bear Creek-Hillgrove Cemetery, such as prepaid burial arrangements, please contact City of Trotwood Clerk of Council, Kara Landis, at (937) 854-7212 or email:

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