Crowds gather in Bay Minette to honor Perdido Marine killed in Afghanistan

Crowds of people waving flags and holding signs lined the streets Sunday as the hearse rolled by returning Marine Lance Cpl. Bruce Earnest “Bubba” Ferrell Jr. to Baldwin County

Ferrell, 21, of Perdido died Aug. 10 while on patrol in Afghanistan when an improvised explosive device blew up, according to a Marine Corps statement.

Crowds gather in Bay Minette to honor Perdido Marine killed in Afghanistan