Owensville soldier killed overseas comes home - Cincinnati News, Weather, Sports from FOX19 NOW-WXIX

Owensville soldier killed overseas comes home

Joseph Bauer Joseph Bauer
Army Spec. Joseph Bauer's motorcade Army Spec. Joseph Bauer's motorcade

OWENSVILLE, OH (FOX19) - A Clermont County soldier killed in Afghanistan came home.

Five people stood along Spring Grove Avenue Friday morning to honor fallen hero and Army specialist Joseph Bauer.  The turnout wasn't large, but those in attendance waived flags to honor a fellow soldier. One the men in the crowd, Robbe Bluestein, a Vietnam veteran and Purple Heart recipient says he was disappointed that so few showed appreciate for the young man who gave the ultimate sacrifice.

"I think our country has a disconnect right now and what it means to be a citizen and give back," said Bluestein.

Bauer's body arrived at the Butler County Regional Airport in Hamilton Friday morning.

From the airport, a processional traveled to Gwen Mooney Funeral Home in Spring Grove Cemetery, where a visitation will be held Saturday, August 7. That visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Funeral services are private; a memorial service is planned next week in Owensville.  Condolences may be sent to www.springgrove.org.

Copyright 2010 FOX19. All Rights Reserved.

  • FOX19 HeadlinesMore>>

  • Villa Hills family flees house fire

    Villa Hills family flees house fire

    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:15:58 GMT
    Raycom Media/fileRaycom Media/file

    Crews are on scene battling a structure fire in Villa Hills Thursday morning, according to Kenton County dispatchers. 

    Full Story >

    Crews are on scene battling a structure fire in Villa Hills Thursday morning, according to Kenton County dispatchers. 

    Full Story >
  • North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    North Korea slams Pence as summit with Trump grows shakier

    Wednesday, May 23 2018 8:51 PM EDT2018-05-24 00:51:44 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:15:47 GMT
    (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...(AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon). Women protesters stage a rally for peace on the Korea peninsular near U.S. Embassy in Seoul, Wednesday, May 23, 2018. U.S. President Donald Trump labored with South Korea's Moon Jae-in Tuesday to keep the highly anticipated U...
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.Full Story >
    A top North Korean official says recent comments by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence were "stupid" and "ignorant" and again warns the country is willing to pull out of a planned summit with Trump.Full Story >
  • Investigators: Russian military missile downed Flight MH17

    Investigators: Russian military missile downed Flight MH17

    Thursday, May 24 2018 5:32 AM EDT2018-05-24 09:32:04 GMT
    Thursday, May 24 2018 6:15 AM EDT2018-05-24 10:15:22 GMT
    The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. (Source: CNN)The passenger jet was headed from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, when it was was blown out of the sky over eastern Ukraine on July 17, 2014. All 298 passengers and crew were killed. (Source: CNN)

    An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based...

    Full Story >

    An international team of investigators say that detailed analysis of video images has established that the Buk missile that brought down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 nearly four years ago came from a Russia-based military unit.

    Full Story >
Powered by Frankly