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2016 Memorial Service Video

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Arrangements for Kenly Fire Firefighter John Davis Jr are as follows:
Visitation will be Wednesday, May 11th 2016 at the Kenly Fire Department from 5pm-8pm (101 W 1st St Kenly, NC 27542)
Funeral will be Thursday, May 12th 2016 at 11 am at Kenly Funeral Home and Cremations (102 E 2nd St Kenly, NC 27542)
Burial to follow at Center Ridge Presbyterian Church (2712 Glendale Rd Kenly, NC 27542)

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John_Morris_Davis-Jr.A firefighter died Saturday evening after helping victims in a car crash, according to the Kenly Fire Department.

Officials say John Morris Davis, Jr., 45, suffered a heart attack after responding to a crash involving an overturned vehicle on Princeton Kenly Road. According to officials, Davis experienced chest pains and was taken to a hospital where he later died.

Davis was a volunteer firefighter at the Kenly Fire Department.

Funeral arrangements are pending for Davis, who is survived by his wife and three children, brother and half-brother.
Read more at http://www.wral.com/kenly-firefighter-dies-after-responding-to-car-crash/15691203/#WMvYCjF4GpR3pb5M.99

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RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) — Eight fallen firefighters from North Carolina were honored in Raleigh, Saturday.

Firefighters from across the state attended the memorial. Since 1902, more than 270 firefighters have been honored. Saturday, eight were remembered, six of them died in 2015………..

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PINEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT MEDIA ADVISORY: 05-03-2016
Richard Sheltra Memorial Service
-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-

Pineville Volunteer fire fighter Richard Sheltra was 20 years of age and served the Pineville Volunteer Fire Department as a Volunteer Firefighter for three years. He is survived by his mother, father and sister. On Saturday, Richard’s family and the fire department will honor his life, service and sacrifice to the Department and the Pineville community.

The Memorial Service will be held at the Forest Hills Baptist Church in Charlotte on Saturday, May 7 commencing at 12:00pm. During the service; a small procession of local fire apparatus will participate.

The detailed processional route will be released in the coming days. Emergency services agencies will be permitted to stand along the processional route, but only local fire apparatus will participate in the actual procession.

Out of town agencies are encouraged to make their own housing arrangements and attendees of the service are encouraged to utilize smaller apparatus to travel to and from the church.

Forest Hills Baptist Church
7224 Park Road
Charlotte, NC 28210
Phone: 704-716-8700

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It is with deep regret that announcement is made of the death of Pineville Fire and Rescue Firefighter Richard Sheltra who lost his life in the line of duty while participating in fire suppression operations ata commercial structure fire last night. The NCFFF has been in contact with the Pineville Fire Department and will assist as needed. Arrangements will be posted as soon as they are available. Please keep the Pineville NC Fire Department in your thoughts and prayers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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PINEVILLE VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT
MEDIA ADVISORY: 05-01-2016
Line Of Duty Death Notification
-FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE-

It is with deep regret that announcement is made of the death of Pineville Fire Fighter Richard Sheltra who lost his life in the line of duty while participating in fire suppression operations at a commercial structure fire last night.

Saturday night at 9:03 pm, the Pineville Volunteer Fire Department was dispatched to a commercial structure fire at 8500 Pineville-Mathews Road in Pineville NC. During the course of fire suppression operations, fire fighter Sheltra was found, in distress, by other fire fighters and was immediately removed from the building. A Mecklenburg EMS (MEDIC) ambulance, already on scene, immediately provided advanced lifesaving care of fire fighter Sheltra and transported him to the Carolinas Medical Center Main in Charlotte where he was pronounced Richard was 20 years of age and served the Pineville Volunteer Fire Department as a Volunteer Fire fighter for three years. He is survived by his mother, father and sister.

Pineville Volunteer Fire Department Chief Michael Gerin stated, “This is a very sad day for our Department, in particular the Pineville Community, as we mourn the passing of a friend, a brother and very dedicated volunteer.”

Numerous Fire Departments from throughout Mecklenburg County, York County and Lancaster County as well as the NC State Fire Association are providing support and manpower to the Pineville Volunteer Fire Department.

A memorial service with full fire department honors is currently being planned. Arrangements will be provided as soon as they are available.

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Arrangements for Retired Battalion Chief Ron Lewis are as follows:
LOCATION: St. Paul-in-the-Pines Episcopal Church
1800 St. Paul Avenue (off Ireland Drive near Village Drive), Fayetteville, NC
DATE: Thursday, April 28, 2016.
Family Visitation: 5:30 pm-6:30pm
Service: 6:30pm-7:30pm
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in memory of Ronald Lewis to the Tisch Brain Tumor Center/Angels Ron Lewis – Tumor Fighters, DUMC, P. O. Box 3624, Durham, NC 27710
Please continue to keep the family in your thoughts and prayers.

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JAMES_R_VARNELLFuneral service for James Varnell will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday at Wilbanks Christian Church, 6128 NC Hwy 42 East, Elm City. Interment will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park, Wilson. The Rev. Bobby White and Rev. Dwight Batts will officiate.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson, and other times at the home.

Flowers are welcome or memorials may be directed to Wilbanks Christian Church, 6128 NC Hwy 42 East, Elm City, NC 27822 or Bakertown Volunteer Fire Department, 6505 Webb Lake Rd, Elm City, NC 27822.

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12647552_785262058273925_5188936860814982840_nFirefighter death: We have been notified of the death of Bakertown Fire Department (Wilson County) firefighter, James Varnell, age 53. Please keep his family and department in your prayers. We will post further information when it becomes available.

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