updated 11:14 PM UTC, Mar 27, 2020

Crowds come out to pay respects to fallen hero

Edwin Findley PhotoEdwin Findley Photo

The body of Army Specialist Jacoby McFarland was accompanied by a large procession of bikers, first responders and citizens, all of whom wished to pay respects to the young man.

McFarland died on base at the age of 25. He was transported from George Bush Intercontinental Airport to Coleman’s Family Mortuary in Woodville via hearse. McFarland was a native of Jasper.

Several schools also brought students to pay tribute to McFarland along the route.

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