Learn more about Visitation and Funeral for Vietnam MIA Soldier from Union City.
On Sat., March 2, the visitation and funeral for Richard C. “Tito” Lannom, who was a Vietnam soldier who was Missing In Action (MIA), will be held at Discovery Park of America. His remains were found in Vietnam at the end of 2018. The visitation and funeral are open to the public. DPA will return to regular hours after the funeral.
Memorial Ceremony for Lt. Richard Clive (Tito) Lannom, MIA for five decades including visitation, funeral, processional with motorcycle and law enforcement escort and graveside service with full military honors and flyover
Flyover includes two EA-18G Growler aircraft, one from VAQ-129 and one from VAQ-130 stationed at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Washington, where Lt. Lannom flew the A6-A Intruder as bombardier/navigator.
Visitation, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 2, 2019
Unveiling of corrected Vietnam Memorial Monument, 11 a.m. in the Military Garden
Funeral service, 1 p.m.
Processional immediately following the service (approximately 2:15 p.m.)
Graveside with full military honors and flyover (approximately 3 p.m.)
Visitation and funeral, Discovery Park of America, 830 Everett Boulevard, Union City, Tenn.
Burial, East View Cemetery, (S. Miles Avenue and E. Church Street), Union City
If you were planning to visit the park on March 2, we encourage you to choose a different day to experience Discovery Park of America. On this day, the slide, the special attractions (Starship Theater, Earthquake Simulator and Tower) and the LEGO® Exhibit will be closed. The escalators will also be shut off for the service in Dinosaur Hall at 1 p.m.
830 Everett Blvd.
Union City, TN 38261
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.