In the Line of Duty
Sammie J. Waddell
8/16/1932 - 2/28/1989
Working a Motor Vehicle Accident on I-40 during a snowstorm on
Feb. 23rd 1989 when an out of control tractor trailer jack-knifed on
the ice and hit the rescue scene which was off the highway.
Sammie also served on the Board of Directors at the time, was loved
by all who ever met him and was not uncommon to find him baking a
pie to take to an elderly neighbor or friend. His name is placed on the
1989 Line of Duty Death plaque at the National Fallen Firefighter's
Memorial at Emmitsburg Maryland to be honored forever.