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Funeral Wed. for La. soldier killed in Afghanistan

4 years ago November 02, 2010 Nov 2, 2010 Tuesday, November 02 2010 Tuesday, November 02, 2010 5:30:45 AM CDT in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Andrea Fontenot

MILTON - Funeral services for Spc. Steven Lloyd Dupont will be held Wednesday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Milton.

The 20-year-old soldier died in Rangrizan, Afghanistan, while nearing the end of a one-year tour of duty with the 3rd Squadron, 2nd Stryker Cavalry Regiment, stationed in Vilseck, Germany.

The Army said Dupont died from injuries suffered after insurgents attacked his unit with an improvised explosive device.

He is survived by his parents, Charles and Brenda Dupont, and brother, Robert Owen Dupont.

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