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Remains of US sailor killed in Pearl Harbor being returned to Louisville on 76th anniversary of attack

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Samuel Crowder died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, and his remains were returned to family members in Louisville on the 76th anniversary of the attack. Samuel Crowder died in the attack on Pearl Harbor, and his remains were returned to family members in Louisville on the 76th anniversary of the attack.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- The remains of a U.S. sailor killed in Pearl Harbor are being returned to his family in Louisville -- on the 76th anniversary of the attack. 

Samuel Crowder was declared dead after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, but his remains were just identified a few months ago.

WDRB first shared the story about his family's search for answers in October

Crowder's remains were scheduled to be returned to his family in Louisville by 7 p.m. Thursday for his upcoming burial with full military honors this weekend. 

Visitation is Friday at Arch L. Heady at Resthaven Funeral Home on Bardstown Road.

Funeral services are set for 1 o'clock Saturday afternoon. 

Crowder will be buried in Resthaven Memorial Park next to his mother. 

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