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Eddie Viers Laid to Rest

Posted: Monday, April 30th, 2012 at 6:30 am
Author: KNIA/KRLS News-Aaron Gernes


Hundreds of people lined the streets of Pleasantville Friday as they honored a Marion County soldier. 1st Sergeant Eddie Viers was laid to rest in the Swan Cemetery with full military honors accorded by the US Army. Viers was killed in combat during the Korean War. His remains were recently identified. School children waved flags as Viers was escorted by members of the Marion County Sheriff’s Office, Pleasantville Police Department, Patriot Guard Riders, and others.