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Veteran with no known next of kin to be buried Friday

Posted at 12:29 PM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 13:29:08-04

The Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery is asking for the public’s help in honoring a U.S. Army veteran who will be laid to rest on Friday.

According to the cemetery, services for SP5 Toby Cole Pigford, who will be held on August 24 at 2 p.m. The cemetery says no next of kin could be located for Pigford.

The cemetery says they will coordinate the Honor Guard for the services, and the Patriot Guard Riders of South Texas have been asked to provide a flag line.

The Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery is located at 9974 IH 77 Access Road in Corpus Christi.