7 Nevada Unclaimed Veterans to Receive Military Funeral
In the care of Walton’s Funeral Services of Reno, Carson City, Gardnerville and Sparks, Nevada
FERNLEY, Nevada (March 31, 2018) – The NEVADA VETERANS COALITION will conduct its ninth mission at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery [NNVMC] by honoring seven veterans whose remains have been in the care of a local mortuary, yet remained unclaimed.
Services will be conducted with full military honors for the following 7 veterans at 2:00 p.m., Friday, April 13 2018 at the Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 14 Veterans Way, in Fernley Nevada.
John Barker (1953-2009) served in the US Army 1971-1974 Vietnam
James Morris (1922-2005) served in the US Army 1943-1953 WWII/Korea
Harland Osmus (1927-2003) served in the US Army Air Force 1945-1947 WWII
Jay Peck (1907-1982 served) in the US Army 1943-1945 WWII
Gene Radcliffe (1930-1997) served in the US Navy 1948-1950 Cold War
Steven Rockelman (1946-2008) served in the US Army 1964-1967 Vietnam
Richard Sarver (1925-1975) served in the US Army 1944-1945 WWII
Government officials, the public and media are invited to attend.
Thank you to Walton's Funerals and Cremations for their vast database to work from; National Personnel Records Center [NPRC] and their vast team of researchers; all our Nevada Veteran Coalition [NVC] members' countless volunteer hours; the NVC Honor Guard and various other escorts; and the staff at Northern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery [NNVMC] for guiding us through the proper procedures to get these veterans home where they belong.
For information and/or pre-event media coverage:
NVC Public Information Officer