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.

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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