Wayne Harold Gaither

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Wayne Harold Gaither

  • Birth 9 Jan 1946 Davie County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 30 May 1975 Advance, Davie County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Calahaln, Davie County, North Carolina, USA
  • Memorial ID 47307132

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.


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  • Created by: James Myers
  • Added: 29 Jan 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47307132
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Wayne Harold Gaither (9 Jan 1946–30 May 1975), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47307132, citing New Union Methodist Church Cemetery, Calahaln, Davie County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by James Myers (contributor 46934144) .