Funeral held for Oklahoma soldier killed in Iraq

Thursday, February 2nd 2006, 11:39 am
By: News On 6

Family and friend said goodbye to a Midwest City soldier killed in Iraq.

Funeral services were held Thursday morning for Sergeant Lance Chase. Chase was on his second tour of duty when was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq on January 23rd. The 32-year-old was a former Oklahoma County jailer.

Chase's father, Mike Chase says he's proud of the son he raised. "Lance was a good father and a good family man. Lance chose the army as a career 10 years ago when he left the Sheriff's Department. Lance was always known by his men to take care of is men. He believed in what he did. I want people to know that."

Sergeant Chase leaves behind a wife and two sons.