[...]As others honored Hill by attending the service, Dean and Jefferies prepared to honor Hill in their own way.
"We're going to line these flags along the highway," he said.
Three of the flags were modern-day American flags, one was representative of the flag flown during the Revolutionary War and one was representative of the flag Betsy Ross constructed.
He said it's the least he could do to show the Hill family his appreciation.
"When a family loses someone in uniform, it's not just a family's loss," he said. "It's a nation's loss.