Services held for Lexington grad, soldier who died in Afghanistan
Thu, 17 Mar 2011 18:55:49 GMT —
COLUMBIA (WACH) --Funeral services for a Lexington High School graduate who died while serving in Afghanistan were held Friday.
The service for 19-year-old Pfc. Kalin C. Johnson began at 11 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Lexington.
A burial followed in Bush River Memorial Gardens.
The Defense Department said Johnson died March 8 in Kandahar province of injuries suffered in a non-combat accident.Related Stories... Lexington soldier dies in Afghanistan
Johnson was assigned to the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, Vilseck, Germany.
Thursday, a visitation for Johnson was held at Caughman-Harman Funeral Home in Lexington from 5 to 7 p.m.
The Department of Defense has not released any further details about Johnson's death.