CONNEAUT, Ohio — Family, friends and community members celebrated the life a Conneaut solider who died in a Georgia training accident Saturday.
U.S. Army Sgt. Thomas Cole Walker, 22, was killed when the armored vehicle he was riding in rolled off a bridge and sunk into a stream on Oct. 20 at Fort Stewart. Sgt. 1st Class Bryan Jenkins of Gainesville, Florida and Pfc. Antonio Garcia of Peoria, Arizona also lost their lives.
Walker’s funeral was held Saturday at New Leaf United Methodist Church in Conneaut following calling hours. On Sunday, friends and loved ones gathered for a candlelight vigil at Joslin Field, where Walker once played football for the high school.
Walker's body arrived at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Tuesday evening before returning home to Conneaut and the Marcy Funeral Home via procession via State Routes 90 and 7 and then east to Main Street.
3News streamed both the funeral and the vigil live. You can watch both again below.