NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) -- An unclaimed Veteran is a soldier who has passed away with no next-of-kin, and without enough funds to cover the cost of a funeral and burial.

The Department of Veterans Affairs laid to rest PFC James Steven Eaton yesterday, at the Middle Tennessee State Veterans Cemetery off McCrory Lane in Nashville west of Bellevue.

Aside from the Soldiers performing the ceremony, there were no others in attendance.

The ceremony was commemorated by the Tennessee Department of Veterans Affairs on Facebook: is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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