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Columbus Mini-Park Being Dedicated To Fallen Soldier
Updated June 22, 2018 6:56 AM
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(COLUMBUS) - A new mini-park area in a southern Indiana community is being dedicated to the memory of a soldier who died following an attack in Afghanistan in 2017.

The Republic reports a ceremony to memorialize the life of 23-year-old Sgt. Jonathon M. Hunter at the newly completed green space in Columbus is scheduled for Saturday. He joined the Army in 2014 and was killed during a suicide bombing attack on a NATO convoy near Kandahar.

Mark Hunter and his son Sgt. Jonathon Hunter

His father Mark Hunter says several family members are expected to attend.

The site is one of two recently completed mini-park areas. The green space features a pedestrian-friendly walkway and engraved bricks. They include an inscription from the Columbus soldier's widow. The brick engraving from Whitney Hunter reads: "RIP, my love."

Information from The Republic,

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