DIKE, Iowa — A small town is remembering the life of one of it's own weeks after his unexpected death.
PFC Tyler Cox, 19, died unexpectedly on April 29 at Camp LeJeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina. The young Marine had died during a training accident.
Cox had been assigned to a 3rd Battalion 8th Marines as a 0311 Rifleman.
Cox was born July 21, 2000. He went to Dike-New Hartford High School and graduated early to enlist in the United States Marine Corps.
His body was returned home on Wednesday. Video from the Honoring Our Fallen Facebook page shows his journey back to Iowa.
He was laid to rest Saturday morning in Dike.
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