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Body of East Texas Marine returned home

David Wayne Easley, 33 (Courtesy: Chapel of Downs Funeral Home) David Wayne Easley, 33 (Courtesy: Chapel of Downs Funeral Home)

MARSHALL, TX (KSLA) - The body of a Texas Marine has returned home.  

An American Airlines jet touched down in Dallas Thursday afternoon, carrying the body of Staff Sgt. David Wayne Easley of Marshall.

Easley was a 15 year veteran of the Marines and served five tours of duty in the Middle East. He was born in Shreveport and moved to Marshall, where he graduated from high school in 1996. 

He will be buried Saturday in Woodlawn, Texas.

David Easley was 33.

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