Residents Line The Streets to Honor Fallen Soldier

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - People lined the streets of Midland on Thursday to honor a fallen soldier.

21-year-old Private First Class Josue Ibarra was laid to rest on Thursday.

Hundreds turned out for his funeral at the Abundant Living Christian Center.

After the services, a procession made its way to Serenity Cemetery.

Ibarra was killed in combat in Afghanistan.

He enlisted in the Marines last June and was just deployed to the Middle East in April.