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Hundreds attend funeral of Lejeune Marine killed in Duplin Co. plane crash

JACKSONVILLE, NC (WCTI) — He died in a plane crash while on his way to a fellow Marine’s funeral. On Tuesday, it was his own funeral that drew hundreds of mourners.

Family and friends remembered the life of Camp Lejeune Maj. Luke Parker during a service Tuesday morning at First Baptist Church on Gum Branch Road in Jacksonville. The ceremony began with Maj. Parker’s 10-year-old daughter performing a song.

Parker, who worked as a special operations instructor at Camp Lejeune, will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia beginning at 9 a.m. on Dec. 3.

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