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Lexington soldier saluted at funeral

Mar 18, 2011 2:39:00 PM - thestate.com
Pfc. Kalin Johnson of Lexington was commemorated today as a soldier devoted to family and country.

Johnson followed family tradition in joining the Army shortly after graduation from high school, relatives said at his funeral.

“He was happy doing what he loved to do, said his fiance, Courtney Waits.

Clusters of people holding American flags lined the 10-mile route from First Baptist Church of Lexington to his burial at Bush River Memorial Gardens near Irmo.

Read more about the service in Saturday’s editions of The State.

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