March 28, 2023
Annapolis, US 45 F

Crowds Welcome Feeks; Westboro Baptist Church Plans To Protest

Under an overcast sky, hundreds of people lined Route 2 from Annapolis into Edgewater to honor Special Warfare Operator Petty Officer 1st Class Patrick Feeks who was killed on August 16th in Afghanistan.

Feeks, 28, was in a helicopter that crashed during a firefight with insurgents.

Feeks body made its way from Dover Air Force Base early this morning and the procession will make its way along route 50 and Route 2 into Edgewater and the George P. Kalas Funeral home.  Residents have been encouraged to line up along the route, with flags to honor this American hero.

A viewing for Feeks will be held on Tuesday.

A funeral service will be at 12:45 p.m. Wednesday at Fort Myer Memorial Chapel in Arlington. Feeks will then be laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery.

Unfortunately, the fanfare surrounding Feeks death and homecoming did not escape the radar of the Westboro Baptist Church who plans to picket at his funeral (graphic language) on Wednesday at Arlington.

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  1. The WBC is not affiliated with any known Baptist conventions
    or associations but is part of Phelps-Chartered Co., the Phelps family’s law
    firm. This is a family of lawyers using
    this “god hates you” thing to make money. It is time for this scam and the hate
    to end. They are NOT what they say they
    are! THEY ARE NOT A Church, THIS IS A HATE GROUP!! Westboro Baptist Church spreads its hate through
    picketing in our streets, provoking attacks, with abusive language and flag
    desecration, attempting to create a confrontation. They go after anything that can get them in
    the news. This is a family of lawyers! THEY ARE NOT A CHURCH!

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