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Unaccompanied veteran to be buried on Friday

Posted at 4:38 PM, Apr 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-16 17:38:53-04

A U.S. Army veteran with no one to attend his funeral will be laid to rest at the Coastal Bend State Veterans Cemetery on Friday.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. April 19 for Spc. William Robert Nagel, who served in the Army from 1966 to 1968.

According to the cemetery’s director, full military honors will be provided and the Patriot Guard Riders have been asked to provide a flag line and serve as pall bearers.

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