Funeral for Wyoming Marine set for Thursday
Laramie, WY – The body of a Wyoming Marine who was killed in Afghanistan will be flown to Gillette on Wednesday, and his funeral is scheduled for Thursday.
The Defense Department says 19-year-old Lance Cpl. Jacob A. Ross
died March 24 in combat operations in Helmand Province.
The plane bearing Ross' body is scheduled to arrive at the
Gillette-Campbell County Airport at noon Wednesday. His casket will
be removed from the plane in a private ceremony and taken to Family
Life Church with an honor procession.
Visitation will be Wednesday at the church, and the funeral will
be at the church at 10 a.m. Thursday. Burial will be in Mount
Ross was assigned to the 2nd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, 2nd
Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Lejeune, N.C.