Funeral Set for Kilgore Soldier Killed in Iraq

The funeral for Private First Class Stephen Eugene Wyatt is scheduled for Wednesday, October 22 at 2 p.m. at Grace Baptist Church in Kilgore. A full military burial will follow at Kilgore Memorial Gardens Cemetery. Wyatt was killed October 13th when a convoy he was riding in was struck by explosives and came under gunfire. Wyatt graduated from Kilgore High School in 2001, and had been in Iraq since March. He was 19 years old.