Published: Dec 26, 2013 11:10 AM EST

SHALIMAR, Fla. (AP) - A funeral has been scheduled for a retired Air Force lieutenant colonel killed in a small plane crash in Florida's Panhandle.
    
Larry Eli Caison died last week in the crash. The Northwest Florida Daily News reports (http://bit.ly/1eEUyN3 ) that a memorial service was scheduled Friday at a Shalimar church.
    
Caison was flying from Palm Beach County to Destin to be with family for the Christmas holiday when his single-engine aircraft crashed in a heavily wooded and remote area of Bay County.
    
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating.
    
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Information from: Northwest Florida Daily News (Fort Walton Beach, Fla.), http://www.nwfdailynews.com

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