Friends Ride, Raise Funds For Fallen Soldier

Posted on: 7:41 pm, September 22, 2012, by

Corporal Bryant “B.J.” Luxmore died in June 2012 while serving on his first tour of duty in Afghanistan. The 2005 Sherrard High School graduate was married and had a three-year-old son.

On Saturday, September 22nd, the Matherville Fire Department organized a fundraiser for the B.J Luxmore Memorial Fund and the Wounded Warriors project.

“[He was a] local hero,” says David Flickinger, Matherville’s Fire Chief. “We’re kind of saluting our hometown heroes. That’s what we’re calling the event today.”

The event included live music and a fun run. About 20 people participated in the ride, including the Patriot Guard.

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