WESTFIELD - Thousands of residents from Chautauqua County and this village turned out to honor a fallen soldier this afternoon.
The body of Sgt. Kevin White returned home today. White died May 2 while serving his country in the line of duty in Afghanistan.
Besides residents attending the solemn homecoming, a number of county veterans groups were in attendance.
Thousands turn out to honor fallen soldier
Calling hours will be Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 PM at The First Baptist Church of Westfield, 9 Kent St. The funeral service will be Friday morning at 11:00AM at The First Baptist Church of Westfield, with Rev. Thayne Bodenmiller officiating.
Burial with full Military Honors will be private in Westfield Cemetery.
Complete coverage on the ceremony of White's return will be in Thursday's OBSERVER.
Veterans and community members gather to remember Sgt. Kevin White in his return home this afternoon in Westfield.