BOONE, N.C. – Funeral services for Watauga County Sheriff’s Deputies Sgt. Chris Ward and K-9 Deputy Logan Fox, who were killed in the line of duty on April 28, have been announced by Austin and Barnes Funeral Home.
Services for both deputies will be conducted at 3 p.m. Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Appalachian State University’s Holmes Convocation Center (view map) at 111 Rivers Street in Boone, N.C.
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. View additional information about Holmes Center accessibility, directions, admission and bag policy here.
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, to:
Online condolences may be shared with Sgt. Ward’s family and K-9 Deputy Fox’s family via Austin and Barnes Funeral Home. Guest books for the May 6 services are also available at the Watauga County Sheriff’s Office and the Boone Police Department.