James Melville Jones-Deppe North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Countrydragon
N 34° 50.193 W 077° 18.117
18S E 289506 N 3857333
Quick Description: Located on Forestry Center Circle in Deppe North Carolina
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 12/22/2009 1:46:03 PM
Waymark Code: WM7YCT
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
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Long Description:
In honor of James Melville Jones

Here, early on the morning of April 17, 1972, Jimmy Jones died in a forest fire burning across the Pocosin. While moving equipment he became trapped when a wind-shift brought the fire back on him.

This marker, erected in the year 2000, by his fellow-firefighters former employees of the Hoerner-Waldorf Corporation and the N.C. Forest Service.

We remember!
Physical address:
Forestry Center Circle
Deppe, NC USA


Memorial Website: Not listed

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