The Tri-County Veterans Honor Guard in 테네시 gave final military honors to Sides, saying that he had only been in the area for a few days before suddenly passing away on June 1.
Photos posted by WVLT reporter Abby Kousouris show the Honor Guard along with citizens and other veterans paying their respects to Sides.
“The Honor Guard asked people to attend and were blown away by the support,” WVLT reported.
Sides was honorably discharged at the rank of staff sergeant, 에 따르면 obituary posted online by a mortuary in Maynardville.
이후 2000, funeral homes in more than 30 cities have given dignified burials to about 3,000 veterans who died alone, 그만큼 AP 통신 reported in 2019.