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Wayne Harold Gaither
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Birth: Jan. 9, 1946
Davie County
North Carolina, USA
Death: May 30, 1975
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Davie County
North Carolina, USA

Deputy Gaither was shot and mortally wounded by a man after he stopped him in his vehicle. He succumbed to his wounds the next day. The suspect also shot and killed Captain Jack Renigar, of the Forsyth County Sheriff's Department, as he and other officers were attempting to arrest him for the shooting of Deputy Gaither.

The suspect was convicted of two counts of second degree murder and sentenced to two 80 year terms in prison on July 14, 1976. He died in prison on July 31, 1992.

 
 
Burial:
New Union Methodist Church Cemetery
Calahaln
Davie County
North Carolina, USA
 
Created by: James Myers
Record added: Jan 30, 2010
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Wayne Harold Gaither
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Remembering you today Deputy Gaither, your courage and sacrifice are not forgotten. God bless all those who serve and protect.
- NC Sheriff's Deputy mom
 Added: May. 31, 2014
Thank you for your service.
- Amy Caddell
 Added: May. 31, 2014
A SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL WHO FOUGHT IN THIS WAR.
- joan
 Added: Sep. 22, 2013
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