Funeral Held For Native Marine

Monday, September 19, 2005 at 15:13



The U.S. marine from the Thunderchild First Nation that died recently in Iraq was laid to rest over the weekend.


The funeral for 25-year-old Robert McCoy was held in Woodsboro, Texas on Saturday.


McCoy was one of four marines killed in a roadside explosion on September 7th in Iraq.


McCoy was the great-grandson of well-known First Nations war veteran George Horse.