Local Soldier Killed in Iraq

A soldier from Geneva County has been killed in Iraq.

Specialist Joseph Adam Gilmore was born and raised in Hartford.

He was killed earlier this month along with five other soldiers when an improvised explosive device detonated near their vehicle.

The 26 year old Gilmore leaves behind a wife and two children, ages 5 and 3.

A memorial service for the fallen soldier is scheduled for 2:00 Saturday afternoon at Hartford Baptist Church.

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