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Fallen Marine returns to Crisp County

By Cade Fowler - bio | email

CORDELE, GA (WALB) – The body of a fallen Marine will return to Crisp County Thursday and residents are encouraged to line the streets to pay their respects to Corporal Coty Sockalosky.

The 21-year-old died October 6th in an IED explosion in Afghanistan's Helman Province.

The Crisp County Sheriff will escort Sockalosky's body from Warner Robins to Cordele where the motorcade will arrive around noon on Highway 41 and travel south across the overpass to 16th Avenue.

The procession will  turn left on Greer Street heading south to 24th Avenue.

From there his body will escorted to Rainey Funeral Home.

Visitation will be this Friday evening from 4 to 7 p.m.

The funeral is scheduled for this Saturday at 11 a.m. at Crisp County Middle School.

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