Marine Funeral

The funeral for a North Carolina-based Marine killed in Iraq will be today in northern Kentucky. The service for Lance Corporal Justin Sims of Covington will be held in Taylor Mill in Kenton County at noon. Sims will be buried afterward in Mother of God Cemetery in Latonia. The 22-year-old was killed April 15th in the Anbar province by a rocket-propelled grenade. He was one of four Marines based at Camp Lejeune who were killed in the attack. He was assigned to Third Battalion, Eighth Marine Regiment, Second Marine Division.