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Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr funeral (part 2)

Images from the funeral last week for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr.

… at the church …

Tim Olk photo

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Larry Shapiro photo

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Larry Shapiro photo

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Tim Olk photo

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Larry Shapiro photo

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Tim Olk photo

… at the cemetery …

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Larry Shapiro photo

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Larry Shapiro photo

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Larry Shapiro photo

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Larry Shapiro photo

 

Funeral for Chicago Fire LODD Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-22-12

Larry Shapiro photo

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Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. funeral

This is the first of a series of posts that will document the funeral services of Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. who was laid to rest Wednesday, November 21, 2012.

This from Dennis McGuire, Jr:

I covered the procession from the intersection of 119th and Irving in Blue Island, IL.
Funeral for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-21-12

Chicago Police Department officers leading the funeral procession to the cemetery. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Funeral for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-21-12

A line of many Chicago Police vehicles in the procession. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Funeral for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-21-12

As the procession makes it’s way west on 119th Street, one of dozens of Chicago Police officers lining the processional route watches the vehicles pass. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Funeral for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-21-12

Chicago Truck 40 covered in purple and black bunting. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Funeral for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-21-12

The academy engine is used to carry Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. to his final resting place. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

Funeral for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon Jr 11-21-12

Several suburban departments sent apparatus which travelled in the processional to honor the memory of Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. Dennis McGuire, Jr. photo

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Chicago LODD FF Walter Patmon, Jr. visitation

Tim Olk is at the Leak & Sons Funeral Home at 7838 S. Cottage Grove Avenue for the visitation for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr.

visitation for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr

visitation for Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. Tim Olk photo

The schedule for tomorrow is:

Firefighters assemble at 9 a.m. next Wednesday at the Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave., where a wake will be held at 10 a.m. followed by an 11 a.m. funeral service.

Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery, 11700 S. Laramie St. in Alsip, officials said.

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Chicago Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr. Funeral Arrangements

According to the Chicago Tribune:

Visitation and funeral services have been set for Walter Patmon Jr., a Chicago firefighter who died on duty Sunday night of natural causes.

On Wednesday officials announced services for Patmon, with visitation set for Tuesday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Leak & Sons Funeral Home, 7838 S. Cottage Grove Ave.

The Chicago Fire Department walk-through ceremony will be at 6 p.m.

Firefighters will assemble at 9 a.m. next Wednesday at the Apostolic Church of God, 6320 S. Dorchester Ave., where a wake will be held at 10 a.m. followed by an 11 a.m. funeral service.

Interment will follow at Restvale Cemetery, 11700 S. Laramie St. in Alsip, officials said.

The Tribune article is HERE.

 

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Chicago firefighter dies on duty – update 1

The Chicago Tribune has identified the Chicago firefighter that died of cardiac arrest.

Walter Patmon Jr., 61, responded to reports of smoke in the 1500 block of West 99th Street about 10 p.m. Sunday, Chicago Fire Department spokesman Will Knight said. The firefighters discovered meat burning on a stove, officials said.

CFD Firefighter Walter Patmon, Jr.

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