Funeral date set for Wilson soldier

By: KXII Staff Email
By: KXII Staff Email

WILSON, Okla. -- After fighting the war on terror, family and friends will remember a Wilson man as he's laid to rest.

They will say goodbye to a man whose legacy as an American war hero makes them proud.

19-year-old Army Specialist Clinton Coy Blodgett died last weekend in Iraq.

The military said he was killed when his vehicle was hit by a bomb.

Blodgett actually used his body to protect several soldiers also riding in that vehicle.

Blodgett’s funeral will be Tuesday at two o'clock at the Alexander Funeral Home.


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  • by johnny Location: olney,tx on Jun 2, 2007 at 08:10 AM
    first of all my condolences too the blodgett family, the town of wilson, and oklahoma. i served my country in 1977-1981, in the army. army specialist clinton, and others who are srving our country, are all heroes. i fully support our men and women in the armed forces. i will be there for the services tuesday. my heart, and spirit are with the blodgett family. may god bless your family, and god bless our nation. sincerly johnny harrison.
  • by Lindsay Location: Texas on Jun 1, 2007 at 06:47 PM
    My prayers are with you all in this time of need.
  • by walter Location: wilson on Jun 1, 2007 at 06:45 PM
    coy ws a brave young man with a big heart.He was a close neigbor of mine and i apreceate what he has done for freedom and for our contry. THANK YOU COY BLODGETT.
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