Waterbury came together to say goodbye to an icon in the community.
Veteran Sam Beamon was lying in state inside Waterbury City Hall.
He died last Sunday of cancer at 71-years-old.
Beamon was chairman of the Waterbury Veterans Memorial Committee.
He made it his mission to honor the memories of Waterbury veterans who died fighting for our freedom.
His body was lying in state from 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon.
Beamon’s funeral is Monday.