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WIlliam "Alden" Elliot
courtesy of Bennett Funeral Service

Funeral Thursday for Officer Alden Elliott

A funeral service for Officer William “Alden” Elliott, who was killed in Charlotte on April 29, will be held Thursday, May 9, on the campus of Catawba Valley Community College. Officer Elliott, a 1995 graduate of Newton-Conover High School, was 46 at the time of his death.

The Elliott family has invited the general public to attend the funeral. All local, state and federal law enforcement agencies are invited to attend, as well. The family has requested that there be no media presence on campus.

A procession transporting the Elliott family will leave Bennett Funeral Home in Newton at 4:30 p.m. Thursday and will travel west along Highway 70 from Conover to Catawba Valley Community College. Members of the community may pay their respects as the procession travels along Highway 70.

The service is scheduled to begin at 6:00 p.m. at the Tarlton Complex on the C.V.C.C. campus, 2540 Highway 70 S.E. in Hickory. The Reverend Josh Sherfey will officiate.