An emotional photo of a dog mourning his master at a funeral has captured hearts everywhere.
Petty Officer Jon Tumilson, 35, was one of 38 Americans killed in the helicopter crash in Afghanistan this month. He was remembered by around 1,500 mourners at his funeral Friday in his hometown of Rockford, Iowa, at the Rudd-Rockford-Marble Rock Community School.
Mr. Tumilnson’s Labrador retriever, Hawkeye, led Tumilson’s family into the school’s gymnasium where the funeral was held. Hawkeye…
The policeman stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shining. Just as brightly as his brass. “Step forward now, policeman. How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek? To My church have you been true?”
Labrador retriever Hawkeye mourns the death of its master, Navy SEAL Jon Tumilson at a memorial service in Rockford, Iowa • photo: Lisa Pembleton on Getty Images • video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tO_ci9_kHqk