Beloved veterans home dog to be memorialized

OXFORD – Residents, employees and visitors of the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford are invited to a memorial service today for Stryker, the home’s golden retriever.

The memorial will be held in the chapel at 10 a.m. The home is at 202 Veterans Drive.

Stryker died Tuesday after serving as the Veterans Home’s unofficial greeter for all but the first few months of his 15 years.

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