Memorial service for fallen airman

PARKERSBURG, W. Va. Family and friends along with the Parkersburg community held a memorial service for 20 year old fallen airman, Evan Parker, Saturday. The fallen airman's remains were escorted into town last week.

The celebration of life for Evan Parker took place at Point Park.

Evan was an airman first class of the Air Force. The love was felt as Evan's family, friends, and fellow servicemen and women remembered him.

Evan's mother says Evan would do anything for anyone and had a heart of gold.

"I'm sure he'd be overwhelmed by it you know...maybe he would realize that so many people loved him and so many people cared and I wish he was here, but thank you to everybody that's come out to celebrate his life and that's exactly what I want done you know the mourning part is hard, cries, tears, but smile please," said Parker.

Evan is 2017 Parkersburg High School graduate and is survived by his mother and his siblings.

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