Funeral service set for Pinckneyville soldier killed in Iraq

PINCKNEYVILLE, IL (KFVS) - Visitation is Tuesday night for a Heartland hero.

Specialist Will Templeton of Pinckneyville died last week of injuries he sustained in Iraq.

Visitation lasts until 9 p.m. at the First United Presbyterian Church in Pinckneyville.

Friends may also pay their respects at the church from 8 a.m. until the funeral begins at 11 a.m. also at the church.

Dozens of people spent Sunday afternoon putting up more than 1000 American flags.

The flags line the route from the church all the way to the cemetery where Templeton will be buried.

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