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Public invited to unaccompanied veteran burial of Don Lesley Ward

Posted: 9:50 PM, Feb 24, 2020
Updated: 2020-02-24 22:55:16-05
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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The public is invited to lay an unaccompanied veteran to rest.

U.S. Navy Veteran Don Lesley Ward will be buried on Thursday, Feb. 27 at 2 p.m. at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery in Corpus Christi.

An unaccompanied veteran burial is different from an accompanied veteran burial.

"Mr. Ward has no known next-of-kin and the public is invited to help us ensure that he is not buried alone. We do NOT leave Texas Veterans behind," the event page says.

The Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery 9974 I-37 Access Rd Corpus Christi, Texas 78410.

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