Funeral held in Baytown for soldier killed in Afghanistan

Army Specialist Keith Grace, Jr. was killed in action Sunday, August 11, 2013 in Afghanistan.

August 22, 2013 10:00:00 PM PDT
A soldier from Baytown who died in Afghanistan was laid to rest Friday morning.

The funeral of Army Specialist Keith Grace, Jr. was held at First Baptist Church in Baytown.

Grace was buried with full military honors at the Houston National Cemetery. The military says the 26-year-old was killed in action on August 11.

Specialist Grace earned a number of military honors including a purple heart and a bronze star. He was born in Houston and graduated from Robert E. Lee High School.

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