Law enforcement, the City of Newman and community members from around the region came together Friday for the Honor Guard viewing ceremony for Cpl. Ronil Singh, 33, who was killed in the line of duty on Dec. 26.
Funeral services for Singh will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at CrossPoint Community Church at 1301 12th Street in Modesto. The funeral service will be followed by an Honor Guard procession to Lakewood Memorial Park, 900 Santa Fe Ave., in Hughson.
The procession route will travel southbound on 11th Street, eastbound D Street, eastbound Yosemite Boulevard (Hwy 132), then southbound Santa Fe Avenue to Lakewood Cemetery. The procession is predicted to begin around 11:30 a.m.
The service and the procession will close down several streets in Modesto. Needham Avenue will be closed from approximately 5 a.m. until 2 p.m. between College Avenue and McHenry Avenue. Through traffic will not be permitted on 10th and 11th Streets between Needham and L Street. 12th Street to 15th Street will also be closed to through traffic between Needham and K Street.