Fallen Midland Marine Returning Home on Thursday

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

A Midland Marine who died over the weekend at a Florida hospital will be returning to Midland to be laid to rest.

24-year-old 2nd Lt. Patrick Wayland's body will arrive at the Midland International Airport on Thursday at 2:45 p.m.

The Patriot Guard Riders along with Midland Police and Midland County Sheriff's will escort Lt. Wayland to the Nalley Pickle & Welch funeral home.

The procession route will be as follows: After leaving the airport via Highway 80 which turns into Wall Street, the procession will take a left onto "A" Street in Midland, turn right onto Wadley and turn left onto Big Spring Street to arrive at the Funeral home.

Services for Lt. Wayland will be held on Friday at 10 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church.