Loved ones give final salute to hometown hero

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WIVB) – Friends and family gathered Tuesday to give a final salute to a hometown hero.

A funeral for Marine Ricky Jones took place at Riverside Presbyterian Church in Niagara Falls. The 20-year-old was killed last month in a car crash in Southern California, where he was stationed.

Jones, who graduated from Niagara Falls High School, was also a member of the Frontier Fire Company. His father serves with the Niagara Falls Police Department. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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