Locals to pay tribute to fallen Pitt County soldier

GREENVILLE - A public viewing will be held today for a soldier from Greenville killed in Afghanistan.

The body of Specialist Joshua Nelson returned home Tuesday morning.  Nelson's remains arrived with an Honor Guard at the Pitt-Greenville airport.

The 22-year-old Nelson joined the Army two years ago and got married last year.
His father says it's a tough time for the family.

A public viewing will be held for Nelson at Mount Calvary Free Will Baptist Church in Greenville.  The viewing will start at 4 p.m.

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