Family Needing Help After Death Of Ar...

Family Needing Help After Death Of Army Veteran

There are 2 comments on the KIII story from Jan 5, 2014, titled Family Needing Help After Death Of Army Veteran. In it, KIII reports that:

Former Corpus Christi resident Philip Bursby was killed in a car crash in California this weekend.

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Rachel

Studio City, CA

#1 Jan 23, 2014
Shouldn't the VA take care of his burial & funeral expenses? just a thought..
Vietnam Veteran Widow

Corpus Christi, TX

#2 Feb 7, 2014
If the soldier had an Honorable Discharge. 3707The only thing that is free is the plot, opening & closing of the grave, headstone & military honors.
You are responsible for the casket, funeral services, prayer cards, video & police escorts.
If and when pay for the funeral home you have to show the VA Comission the paid in full receipts along with necessary forms such as DD214, death certificate and other documents they require. They then fill out paperwork and tell you if and how much they will pay BUT it takes 6 months.

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