Family, friends pay respects to local marine

COVINGTON, KY (FOX19) - Friends and family paid their final respects to a local marine who died suddenly at his home.

The funeral for 28-year-old Corporal Andrew "Drew" Carson Meyers of Edgewood was held at Holy Cross Church on Friday night. The mass was followed by full military honors.

Corporal Meyers served as a marine from 2005 until 2009.

He just returned from Afghanistan this January, serving as a civilian contractor.

Drew went to Holy Cross High School and was due to graduate from Thomas More College in December with a degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science.

The cause of death is currently unknown.

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