Ohio veteran laid to rest 73 years after death

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The body of an Ohio veteran was laid to rest Saturday, 73 years after he was killed during World War II. “It’s something that every soldier that dies in active duty is entitled to and we didn’t have an opportunity to do that during the war and now we’ve finally got that opportunity to give him the honor and recognition that he deserves,” said Capt. Joel Sprout, who helped Davis’ family with the process. Dozens of people lined the streets of Zanesville to bid Sgt. Harold Burton Davis a final farewell. “We are a tight knit group; a very close community,” said Rhiannon Bice. “So when someone comes home who served, we’re all going to be here for him.” Some people traveled from out of town to pay their respects. “Today is a day to... for all of us, all...

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