WWII vet laid to rest

Oregon resident SSGT. Jack W. Coy, whose plane was shot down during WWII was laid to rest at the Willow Cemetery, Pickle Rd., Oregon, on May 26. Coy was a tail gunner on a B-24 Liberator, with the 8th USAAF, 445th, 703rd. In September 2023 his remains were identified through DNA testing from family members. Pictured, Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur with Robert E. Stewart, Vietnam Veterans of America at the service.The family would like to thank those who showed their support. (Press photo by Omar Smaidy)


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