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Funeral services to be held for two local unaccompanied veterans

Posted: 10:49 AM, Aug 23, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-24 08:42:44-04

Two U.S. military veterans will be laid to rest at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery Friday, August 24.

Services for U.S. Air Force Airman 3rd Class William L. McKee Jr.  and U.S. Army Specialist Toby Cole Pigford will be held August 24 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. respectively.

The cemetery says no known next of kin could be located for either veteran.

McKee served in the U.S. Air Force from June 1960 to January 1961.

Pigford served in the Army from June 1967 to February 1970.

Honor Guards from the US.Army and U.S. Air Force will provide military honors at the funeral.

The Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery is located at 9974 I-37 Access Road in Corpus Christi.