(CBS) — Authorities at Fort Hood, Texas, are investigating the death of a 24-year-old soldier from Maywood.READ MORE: State Police Investigate Shooting On Kennedy Expressway Feeder Ramp
Dion Servant, 24, graduated from high school in Maywood, and then went into the Army, his aunt, Barbara Servant, tells WBBM’s Steve Miller.
“His found his little niche in life, and that was military.”
She says her nephew loved the military so much he was going to re-enlist.
“He was planning on signing up because he told us that. He was just home in July, and he told me that personally that that’s what he was going to do,” Barbara Servant says.READ MORE: Motorcyclist Dies In Southwest Side Road Rage Incident
Specialist Dion Servant was found unresponsive in his barracks room at Fort Hood on Friday.
He entered active duty service more than two years ago as a petroleum supply specialist and had been at Fort Hood since December 2014.MORE NEWS: 8-Year-Old Accidentally Discharges Gun, Wounds 11-Year-Old In Bronzeville
His aunt says his remains will be returned to the Chicago area on Friday and he will be buried with full military honors this weekend.