Over the last few days the nation and world observed the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. A member of the congregation took part in the funeral services for the slain President.
Clarence Holmes served as one of 8 ushers representing the four branches of the military at President Kennedy’s funeral mass. The funeral took place at the Cathedral of St. Matthew the Apostle in Washington, DC on November 25,1963.
At the time Holmes was a sergeant in the Air Force stationed at Bolling Air Force Base. He talked about it yesterday which was exactly 50 years to the day later.