The Lexington County coroner says Dennis Reidy was found in a wooded area, off of Chariot Street.
In the quiet corner of a Lexington park is the place where a homeless veteran lived and died. (Source: WISTV)
LEXINGTON COUNTY, SC (WIS) -
The funeral for the homeless veteran who was found dead in January will be held this week.
Arrangements for Dennis Reidy will be held with military honors on Feb. 23 at noon at Fort Jackson National Cemetary.
"Due to the dedication of Mr. Steve Goulet of American Legion Post 193, who was instrumental in the coordination of arrangements, Mr. Reidy will receive the posthumous respect that he earned through his sacrifice for our nation," the coroner's office said in a release. "Coroner Margaret Fisher and her staff are honored to have assisted with these arrangements. Several Veterans groups, in addition to the American Legion, will be in attendance at Mr. Reidy’s funeral."