LI soldier killed in Afghanistan laid to rest

The Medford soldier killed in Afghanistan was taken to his final resting place Monday.

Family, friends and fellow soldiers gathered for his funeral Monday morning at United Methodist Church in Patchogue.

Bishop?s friends and relatives remembered him as an honest, brave and dedicated man.

?Keith achieved in 28 years what some of us don't achieve in a lifetime,? says Bishop?s friend Matt Catapano. "He lived to be happy and died so others could.?

The 28-year-old Army Green Beret was buried at Calverton National Cemetery. Bishop was killed in a helicopter crash Oct. 26. He leaves behind wife Maggie, his parents and four brothers and sisters.

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