An Oregon resident writes about rude drivers in a letter to the editor. Note that the drivers weren’t just being rude, they were in violation of several Oregon statues covering funeral processions. I’ve come to the realization that people are just ignorant of procession laws, since they vary so from state to state. What’s required
Here’s an email I sent out today to many folks I’ve worked with over the last seven years. Almost seven years ago, I answered an ad in the Dispatch looking for people to escort funeral processions. I knew the history of the situation, but applied anyway. What a ride it’s been. I’ve run almost 3,500
Steven Keith, the 51-year-old funeral escort hit by a drunk driver on 3 April, has died. Here’s his employer. You can send your condolences there.
A funeral escort working Jackson County, Missouri was hit by a drunk driver April 3d. The escort suffered “life-threatening injuries” when a 20-year-old intoxicated male began passing the procession one car at a time, leapfrogging his way up. The escort, moving up to the front of the procession, was struck when the intoxicated driver swerved
I’ve previously made posts about work in the Law & Order category, but I’m hoping to blog more about work and the funeral industry in Central Ohio, so now there’s a new category. 10:35 – Grove City The funeral director just started the service with his usual comments about turning your cell phone down to