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Post honors fallen soldiers

Members of Charlotte County Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 8902 honored those who died in combat, particularly seven residents in the county who served during the Vietnam War, during a ceremony in Drakes Branch Monday.

The Memorial Day event took place at noon, where VFW members placed a wreath at the Vietnam War memorial stone and hoisted a flag to pay tribute.

The residents who served in Vietnam were Gordon P. Young, from Drakes Branch, James C. Dickerson, from Randolph, Mac Arthur G. Gee, of Charlotte Court House; Samuel B. Hubbard, of Red House; Wilbert J. Jones Jr., of Keysville; Roy D. Lowe Jr., of Charlotte Court House; and Leroy A. Whitlow, of Charlotte Court House.