Firefighter Death Notification: Moore County
MOORE COUNTY, NC – A Moore County Firefighter died after becoming ill after answering an emergency call during the Holidays.
Donald (Reid) Key, II, age 31 responded with the Whispering Pines Fire Department to an incident on Christmas Day, December 25. After returning to the station, he assisted with getting other apparatus back into service. That evening he became ill, and was taken to the hospital on Monday, December 26. He was subsequently transferred to UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill where he died on December 27, 2016.
Key had served with Whispering Pines Fire Rescue for over three years.
He is survived by his wife and two children.
Arrangements are as follows:
Visitation Friday, December 30, 2016
18:00 to 20:00 hours
Boles Funeral Home
425 West Pennsylvania Avenue, Southern Pines, NC
Funeral Services Saturday, December 31, 2016
New Home Baptist Church
1000 Lobelia Road, Vass, NC
Fire Department Information:
Whispering Pines Fire Department
16 Hardee Lane
Whispering Pines, NC 28327
Fire Chief Rich Lambdin
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