Robert Wayne Ellis, a soldier from Kennewick, was killed in Afghanistan two weeks ago. His body will arrive at the Pasco Airport at 10:00 a.m. on June 29. To honor this fallen soldier and his family, the public is invited to line up on 20th Avenue outside the entrance of the Pasco Airport with American flags at 9:30 a.m. Organizers are praying to see a large crowd gather to honor Robert and his family.

The funeral will be held July 1 at South Hills Church at 3700 W. 27th Ave. in Kennewick at 11:00 a.m. The funeral is family and invited guests.