TRENTON, N.C. (WNCT) People gathered to honor the late Sheriff Danny R. Heath Sunday.
Services were held at the Jones County Civic Center with visitation earlier Sunday. A procession was held after the funeral service.
Heath was the Jones County sheriff since 2010. On Tuesday, the Jones County Sheriff’s Office released a statement on his death:
“It is with great sorrow that the Jones County Sheriff’s Office announces the passing of Sheriff Danny Ray Heath. Sheriff Heath died peacefully while at his home with his wife, Cheryl, and children Cheridan and Dylan on Monday, Aug. 2, 2021.