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Marietta Marine laid to rest

March 30, 2013

Groups of people lined the streets between Marietta High School and Mound Cemetery on Saturday for the funeral procession for Marine Lance Cpl. Joshua Taylor....

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Michelle71004

Mar-30-13 5:35 PM

MR.Geisel Said he had 50 flags on LOAN ..........Thank you American Flags and Poles!!.....

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StoneCold

Mar-30-13 10:28 PM

Michelle71004 this is copied and pasted from the article;

"Kevin Geisel, a Patriot Guard Ride Captain, said the riders were invited by Taylor's family.

"We have about 100 riders," he said. "I brought 50 flags of my own and I handed every one of them out. ""

He said "OF MY OWN" not on loan.

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Michelle71004

Mar-30-13 10:44 PM

StoneCold, YES I know what the THE paper says BUT HE did not say it to the reporter HE was miss quoted

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Midgy86

Mar-31-13 6:16 AM

I was glad to be a part of this and to see the community be recognized for supporting and respecting this wonderful fallen marine. Prayers go out to the families in this difficult time.

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MURPHY77

Mar-31-13 7:17 AM

American Flags and Poles...a first class family runs this store!

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DevilsAdvocate

Mar-31-13 8:53 AM

Folks, this is about the Marine! Not those wanting hidden fame, recognition, & publicity. With that said, here is a job well done to EVERYONE. EVERYONE from the Marines, the families, police, sheriff, Patriot Guard, restaurants, VFW/AmLeg, high school, the oil & gas guys that gave up their rooms, and lastly everyone not listed.

Now let us return to paying respect to Marine LCpl Joshua Taylor or Alpha Co, 1/9.

The family lost a loved one. The community lost a friend. The Corps lost a warrior. And in this tragedy, the Lord gained a great Angel!

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Bean45750

Mar-31-13 6:12 PM

what is sad it that the Marietta Times would publish pictures of the casket and service members when they were asked not to do that. It is one of the most disrespectful things the Times or Parkersburg papers has done in a long time. I will be cancelling my subscription to the Times tomorrow morning

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Bean45750

Mar-31-13 6:13 PM

May God give this warrior honored peace and his family healing.

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Thrifty

Apr-01-13 2:10 AM

Explain -- What's wrong with a picture of the service? Why would the Times be requested not to publish a picture of a large funeral gathering?

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fedup2011

Apr-01-13 9:56 AM

It seems like no matter what is wrote or how nice it is put someone has something to complain about. Just honor this family and friends that lost this wonderful man. God bless the family and I hope they can find healing and peace.

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tdj1985

Apr-01-13 3:11 PM

I saw a young woman attempting to take a picture of the events and I overhead a man telling her that no photos were to be taken and when she protested they were for a friend it didn't make any difference.If The Marietta Times was told not to that's between the person and them.

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