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Services set for Saturday for fallen Iowa Marine


PERRY (KWWL) - Funeral services will be held Saturday in Perry for a U.S. Marine from Iowa killed in Afghanistan.

Nineteen-year-old Lance Cpl. Joshua Davis, of Perry, was among three North Carolina-based Marines killed while fighting in the Helmand province last week. The Department of Defense says Davis died on May 7 while supporting combat operations.

Davis' funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at Perry High School. Burial will be at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Adel.

Davis joined the Marines after graduation from Perry High School in 2009. He was assigned to the 2nd Marine Division, II Marine Expeditionary Force at Camp Lejenue, N.C.

Online Anchor:  Bob Waters

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