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Services set for pilot of small plane that crashed

Posted at 2:31 PM, Mar 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-05 15:31:08-05

SHREVEPORT, La. (AP) – The pilot and passenger of a small plane pulled from the Red River over the weekend will be laid to rest this week.

News outlets report visitation for the family of 61-year-old Richard “Ricky” Lennard runs from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Shreveport. Lennard’s funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church in downtown Shreveport.

KTBS-TV reports visitation for 56-year-old Michael Scott Hollis, who was also killed in the crash, will be on Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at First Baptist Bossier. Funeral services will be on Thursday at 1 p.m., also at First Baptist Bossier.

Lennard and Hollis were aboard the plane that went down Feb. 28.