Funeral services for Sgt. Chris Ward and K-9 Deputy Logan Fox will be held this afternoon (May 6) at the Holmes Convocation Center, 111 Rivers Street, in Boone. The services will begin at 3 p.m. and will end at approximately 4 p.m. Doors will open to the public at 1 p.m. All guests will be required to wear face coverings. Face coverings will be provided for those guests who do not bring them.
Immediately prior to the services, a processional will travel east on Rivers Street and past the Rivers Street parking deck before arriving at the Holmes Convocation Center. The North Carolina Troopers Association Caisson Unit will support the services.
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home & Crematory in Boone is handling the arrangements. The services will be live-streamed on AppTV’s Facebook page and on the Watauga County Emergency Services Facebook page.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in care of the Watauga County Sheriff’s Department, 184 Hodges Gap Road, Boone, N.C. 28607. Memorials should be directed to Candice Ward for Sgt. Ward and to Tim Fox or Anneliese Moody for K-9 Deputy Fox.