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Family Remembers Life Of Dedicated Lexington Marine

Another service member from Kentucky has died fighting the War on Terror.

Captain Eric Terhune of Lexington was killed in Afghanistan Thursday.
Captain Terhune was a helicopter pilot for the Marines. Military officials say he was killed in action while conducting a security patrol. It was his 3rd tour of duty in 10 years.

Capt. Terhune's family said he is remembered for his love for God, his family, and his country.

"He was in the very best sense of the word, an officer, and a gentleman and a patriot," said David Terhune, Eric's Uncle.

Funeral services are set for Saturday, June 28th at Anchor Baptist in Lexington. He will be buried at Camp Nelson Cemetery.


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