01/25/08 219 W - + 16 - 17 Public Safety DepartmentParticipation in Lt. Herman Jones Funeral

News release. The Raleigh Fire Department would like to express our gratitude at the outpouring of sympathy that our department has received following the death of Lt. Herman Jones.

Processional Escort for Hearse

We invite the participate of any apparatus from Wake County public safety agencies.  Personnel who wish to place apparatus in the processional are requested to stage at Keeter Training Center at 105 Keeter Center Drive, Raleigh, on Saturday, January 26 at 10 a.m.

For questions about the processional escort, please contact Assistant Chief Larry Stanford at 919-796-7011.

. Walk of Honor

Any Public Safety Officers, from both Wake County and other locations, that would like to participate in the Walk of Honor at the Church should arrive no later than 11:45 a.m. on Saturday morning. Chief Ed Brinson with the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters Foundation is coordinating this.


Please carpool if possible. Parking is expected to be an issue.

Funeral Arrangements

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 26 at Juniper Level Baptist Church, 9104 Sauls Road, Raleigh. A visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. and the service will start at 2:00 p.m. The burial will follow in the church cemetery.

Lt. Jones is survived by his daughter, Tiffany Jones, mother Louise Jones, two brothers, and two sisters.