North Carolina Department of Correction news release

Last updated October 27, 1998

Funeral services planned for correctional officer killed in traffic accident

Funeral services will be held Friday, October 30 for Correctional Officer David Anthony of Iredell Correctional Center.

The funeral is planned for 11:00 AM at Sandy Springs Baptist Church.

Anthony was killed when he was struck by tandem wheels that suddenly became detached from an 18-wheeler flat-bed truck. The accident ocurred shortly before noon Tuesday while Anthony and another correctional officer supervised a medium security road squad along Interstate 77 near Lake Norman. The State Highway Patrol is investigating the accident.

Anthony of Harmony had been employed by the department for ten years. Iredell Correctional Center is a medium security adult male prison at Statesville.

The family asks that memorials be sent to:

R.I.S.E. North Iredell High School
c/o Donna Guill
North Iredell High School
1567 Raider Road
Olin, NC 28660
North Iredell Babe Ruth Association
c/o Wayne Harwell
161 Devon Lane
Statesville, NC 28625

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