Texans show up in a big way for funeral of veteran with no family

A Vietnam Air Force veteran named Joseph Walker recently passed away and when the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery could not locate and family, they decided to invite the public to his funeral.

Local and national news media helped spread the word.

Walker was laid to rest this morning and a line of cars stretched for miles in Killeen, Texas filled with people wanting to attend the funeral.

It’s estimated that thousands turned out so the veteran’s funeral wouldn’t go unattended.

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