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Funeral Set For Saturday For Wilson Soldier Killed In Iraq

Posted June 9, 2005 10:59 a.m. EDT

— The family of a Wilson soldier killed in Iraq have made funeral arrangements.

Army Spc. Phillip Edmundson died last Wednesday in a roadside bombing in Ramadi.

Edmundson's family will receive friends Friday from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Hamilton Funeral Chapel in Wilson.

His funeral is set for Saturday at L. N. Forbes Free Will Baptist Tabernacle. The service will begin at 1 p.m.

Edmundson will be buried with military honors, including a color guard and 21-gun salute.