Body of local soldier returns to Byron Center - May 22nd, 2012 - Local
The body of an airman killed in Germany has now been returned to Western Michigan. 24-year-old Joseph Weems died last week when a train struck him from behind as he was riding a bike. A motorcade escorted Weems coffin from the Ford International Airport to Byron Center. His funeral will take place Friday morning at Cornerstone Church in Caledonia.
When Weems died, he was a week away from moving back home after spending the last 6 years serving in the Armed Forces.