RALEIGH - Memorial run at Fire Station 6 to remember Raleigh firefighters that have
died during their time of service. The Raleigh's Finest 5K included a fun run as
well as a foot race. The organizers are Melissa Johnson and Jill Kissinger-Hawks, whose husbands were killed in automobile accidents in December 2008 and December 2009, respectively. Proceeds benefit the North Carolina Fallen Firefighters and the 200 Club of Wake County.
Remembered are J. Scott Nipper (2011), Harry P. Kissinger (2009), Andrew J. Johnson (2009), George E. Crocker (2008), Herman S. Jones, line of duty death (2008), R. Merton King (1995), Theodore J. Calvert (1990), John W. Gardner (1990), William H. Wall (1987), Harold R. Faison (1984), Milton A. Adams (1982), F. Laurel Blake (1979), Robert S. Moody (1979), Charles E. Kelley (1978), John W. Holmes (1977), Lealon T. Frazier (1975), Clarence R. Puryear (1974), Joe A. Broughton (1973), Lucius Q. Godwin (1968), J. Theo Honeycutt (1968), David L. Brannan (1967), Paul A. Mimms, line of duty death (1965), James P. Blake (1964), Dempsie D. Collins (1964), Otho J. Warren (1963), Labon B. Perry (1958), Vernon J. Smith, line of duty death (1956), Alvin B. Lloyd (1955), Durwood H. Parrish (1936), John W. Peatross (1935), Eugene A. Lasater (1930), Paul L. Morgan (1927), Lewis F. Hicks (1926), William H. Denning (1925). "A" platoon.
Mike Legeros photographs.