Funeral for Spc. Nick Burley Held Today

Aug 13, 2013 11:16 AM

A funeral service for Army Spc. Nick Burley of Red Bluff is being held this morning at 10 a.m. at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City, the Chico Enterprise Record reports.

The report also indicated a public celebration of life will be held at 1 p.m. at American Legion Post 587 in Foresthill after the service.

Burley was killed July 30 near Puli-I-Alam, the capitol of the Lagor province in Afghanistan. The Department of Defense stated Burley he was killed after suffering injuries when enemy forces attacked his unit with indirect fire.

Burley was a 2009 graduate of Red Bluff Union High School, he is survived by his mother, Tammy Kneebone and his father Mike Burley.


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