Remains of US sailor killed in Pearl Harbor being returned to Louisville on 76th anniversary of attack
After 76 years, a U.S. sailor's remains have been returned to his family in Louisville.
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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