PILOT MOUNTAIN — As part of Cox-Needham Funeral Home’s ongoing “Pursuit of Excellence” program, company officials reached out to Surry and Stokes County veterans this year to show gratitude and appreciation for their military service to the country and for ongoing funeral honors program that each organization provides. Members of local veteran organizations were treated to a free breakfast buffet at Mountain View Restaurant.
“We are honored to give back to these folks who served to protect and make this country what it is today,” said Kenny Shott, manager of Cox-Needham. “I enjoyed hearing all the heroic stories of what their service did to make this a great nation.”
“With WWII veterans passing away at a rate of 1,100 per day, many organizations across the country are stepping forward to pay respect and honor this world changing generation,” said A.J. Daoud of Cox-Needham.
Also represented were veterans from the Korean, Vietnam and Persian Gulf wars.
Veterans organizations that came out for the breakfast were King American Legion Post #290, Pilot Mountain VFW Post #9436 and the Mount Airy VFW Post #2910.