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LCpl Thomas Paine Echols
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Birth: Jan. 2, 1986
Mount Clemens
Macomb County
Michigan, USA
Death: Dec. 4, 2006
Anbar, Iraq

Lance Cpl. Thomas Echols of Shepherdsville, Ky., spent his childhood in St. Clair, moving to Sault St. Marie with his family as a teen. He later moved to Sheperdsville, with his family. He was a graduate of Bullitt Central High where he ran track and played junior varsity football and was also in the ROTC program. He once saved money for weeks to buy tickets for a University of Michigan football game. Even after leaving Michigan, Echols remained devoted to the Wolverines. He was serving his second tour of duty in Iraq. His wife lived in Kentucky and was expecting the couple's first child in April. He was 21.
Marines
1st Battalion
6th Marine Regiment
Camp Lejeune, N.C. 
 
Burial:
Zachary Taylor National Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Sec D Site 1394
GPS (lat/lon): 38.2779, -85.643
 
Created by: Elizabeth Reed
Record added: Dec 06, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 16922998
LCpl Thomas Paine Echols
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LCpl Thomas Paine Echols
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LCpl Thomas Paine Echols
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Rest in Peace Thomas, your life here was so short, you were so loved by your family. Love Your Grand Aunt Patricia
-Anonymous
 Added: Nov. 8, 2016

- Rachel Gillooly
 Added: Feb. 29, 2016
Thank you for your service and great sacrifice for protecting the freedom of our nation~ From Texas
- Cindy
 Added: Apr. 9, 2015
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