Service Friday for Oklahoma soldier killed in Afghanistan

BY STAFF REPORTS, TULSA WORLD Modified: September 25, 2012 at 12:40 pm •  Published: September 25, 2012
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CLAREMORE -- A funeral service for a Claremore soldier killed recently in Afghanistan has been set for Friday.

As previously reported, Army Pfc. Jon Townsend, 19, died Sept. 16 in Afghanistan’s southern Zabul province when his unit was fired on in an “insider” attack by Afghan police.

A funeral service with military honors will be held at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, 107 W. Will Rogers Blvd., in Claremore. Rice Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

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