PURCELLVILLE, Va. (CBSDC) – A Virginia town remembers a Marine Corps pilot who lost his life in a helicopter crash in February.

Purcellville will honor Captain Michael Quin upon his remains’ return Monday, set to be between 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.

The procession will travel from Reagan National Airport to Purcellville, authorities say, “traveling the Dulles Toll Road, to West on Route 7, South on Berlin Turnpike, Right on Hirst Road, Left on N. Maple Avenue, Right on E. Main Street, to Nursery Avenue to Hall’s Funeral Home.”

People will be asked to line the sidewalk along North Maple Avenue, and East Main Street between Maple Avenue and Nursery Avenue. During that time, Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company and Loudon County Department of Fire & Rescue members will be at 200 North Maple Avenue to pay their respects in unison.

Officials say there will be a public visitation on March 20, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Purcellville Baptist Church at 601 Yaxley Drive. There will also be a Celebration of Life at the Purcellville Tabernacle at 250 South Nursery Avenue between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Captain Quinn will be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on March 21, 2012.

Comments (2)
  1. RFC says:

    One of a Brave group of Men and Women who protect us all

  2. Stephanie says:

    The caption under the picture is wrong, he isn’t a soldier. He is a Marine, he will always be a Marine. Semper Fi Captain.

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