By J SWYGART
Nick Taylor was remembered as a leader, a patriot, "an amazing soldier" and dearly missed son, brother and friend during funeral services Tuesday in Berne.
More than 4,000 of Taylor's "friends" crowded into the same South Adams High School gymnasium where he had accomplished some of his most remarkable athletic feats to pay tribute to the young man from their community who gave his life for his country and the cause of freedom.
During Tuesday's funeral ceremonies, Taylor was posthumously presented with the Bronze Star for meritorious service, the Purple Heart, and the Combat Action Badge.
Read our print edition on Wednesday for more information and photos.