SARASOTA - Officers from the Sarasota Police Department are planning to be in attendance at the funeral of the Naples veteran with no immediate family.

Edward K. Pearson passed August 31. He was 80 years old. Because Pearson had no immediate family to come to his funeral, the public is welcome to attend.

His public service will be held Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 12:30 p.m. at the Sarasota National Cemetery.

The cemetery is located at 9810 State Road 72 in Sarasota.