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Central Texans honor, bid farewell to unaccompanied veteran

The Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery believes no veteran should be left behind.
Published: Sep. 21, 2021 at 10:54 PM CDT
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KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) - People from all over Central Texas on Wednesday attended the the funeral of Billy Mark Guinn, an unaccompanied veteran laid to rest at the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.

The Texas Veterans Land Board invited the public to honor the life of Guinn, who served in the U.S. Army from June 27, 1974 to August 3, 1976.

According to a Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery Facebook post, no family members or next of kin could be located.

Guinn was laid to rest with full military honors Wednesday morning as dozens of bikers, veterans and community members showed up to pay their respect.

The cemetery was adorned with dozens of U.S. flags as the community honored a fallen hero on a sunny fall day.

The Texas Veterans Land Board invited the public to honor the life of Guinn, who served in the...
The Texas Veterans Land Board invited the public to honor the life of Guinn, who served in the U.S. Army from June 27, 1974 to August 3, 1976.(Erik Franklin)

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