HILLIARD, OH (WCMH) – The Heroes Escort for Officer Sean Johnson traveled the streets of Hilliard today as it made its way to Westerville for his viewing.
The procession started at about 1:30pm at Schoedinger Funeral Home and traveled west on Cemetery Road from I-270, north on Main Street through Old Hilliard. The procession passed First Responders Park before continuing eastbound on Northwest Parkway passing the headquarters of the Hilliard Division of Police.
PHOTOS: A Heroes Escort for fallen Hilliard Officer Sean Johnson
Officer Johnson’s body was in a flag-draped coffin within a Norwich Township Fire Medic surrounded by pallbearers from Hilliard Police.
Police encourage community members to line the streets to honor Ofc. Johnson.
The visitation and viewing for Ofc. Johnson begins at 4pm Tuesday, at the St. Paul the Apostle Roman Catholic Church, 313 N. State Street.
The family will receive visitors from 4- 7:30pm. At 7:30pm a Fraternal Order of Police Service will conclude the visitation.
The funeral for Officer Johnson will be held at St. Paul Church beginning at 10:30 am. Immediately following the funeral service there will be a procession to and a graveside service with full police honors at Resurrection Cemetery, 9571 N High Street, Lewis Center.
The procession will go from St. Paul Church, west on County Line Road, south on Worthington Road, to south Worthington-Galena Road, west on Campus View Blvd. and north on U.S. 23 (N. High Street) to Resurrection Cemetery.