Daviess County community gathers to pay respect to fallen firefighter

A community helps lay a Wabash Valley volunteer firefighter to rest.

Posted: Nov 14, 2017 11:04 PM
Updated: Nov 14, 2017 11:37 PM

DAVIESS COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A community helps lay a Wabash Valley volunteer firefighter to rest.

This weekend, we told you about the death of Kendall Murphy from Daviess County.

Police say another firefighter crashed into the 26-year-old at the scene of the accident.

On Tuesday, the community celebrated Kendall's life at the Simon J. Graber Complex in Odon.

The embedded video comes from a group called Supporting Heroes.

They are a national group dedicated to honoring the lives of fallen service men and women.

After the funeral, a procession led Kendall to the Providence Mennonite Cemetery.

Bagpipes played as part of the ceremony.

After that, speakers spoke about his legacy.

Kendall was very active in the community.

He recently coached Barr-Reeve's High School Freshman Basketball team.

He was engaged to be married at the time of his death.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
28° wxIcon
Hi: 47° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 22°
Robinson
Clear
26° wxIcon
Hi: 43° Lo: 25°
Feels Like: 26°
Indianapolis
Few Clouds
26° wxIcon
Hi: 44° Lo: 31°
Feels Like: 18°
Rockville
Clear
28° wxIcon
Hi: 45° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 22°
Casey
Clear
24° wxIcon
Hi: 40° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 18°
Brazil
Clear
28° wxIcon
Hi: 46° Lo: 32°
Feels Like: 22°
Marshall
Clear
28° wxIcon
Hi: 42° Lo: 24°
Feels Like: 22°
A cold night ahead
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Segment Three In The Paint

Image

ITP Part three

Image

Segment Two In The Paint

Image

Segment One In The Paint

Image

Friday Late Forecast

Image

Holiday cheer lights up the 12 Points area

Image

Holiday Book Sale underway at Vigo County Public Library

Image

Business 50 project moving along

Image

Toys for Tots

Image

Miracle on 7th Street underway in Terre Haute

WTHI Events