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Memorial highway ceremony to honor Mo. veteran

IRONTON, MO (KFVS) -

A highway dedication ceremony honoring a veteran who served in Iraq is planned for September in Ironton, Missouri.

The ceremony honoring Staff Sergeant Norman J. Inman is scheduled for Friday, Sept. 14 at 2 p.m. at the Arcadia Valley High School Gym located at 520 Park Drive in Ironton, Mo.

Missouri highway officials say a portion of Highway 21 in Iron County will be named the Staff Sergeant Norman J. Inman Memorial Highway. The road being named is from the intersection of Highway 221 south to the intersection of Highway 72.

Inman, a graduate of Arcadia Valley High School, was a Staff Sergeant in the Missouri Army National Guard 1140th and served during Operation Iraqi Freedom.

He was also a member of the St. Paul Lutheran Church, the Arcadia Valley Elks Lodge, the Ironton VFW Post, the Leadwood Masonic Lodge and was active in Babe Ruth baseball, Little Dribblers and the Boy Scouts of America.

Inman passed away at his home on Jan. 5, 2012. He leaves behind his wife, Connie and sons Josh, Justin and Jonathan and mother, Myrtle.

The public is invited to attend.

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