Funeral Arrangements Set for Fallen North Carolina Firefighter

Photos and information from Nash County (NM) Fire Photographer Bob Bartosz

Funeral arrangements have been set for a North Carolina firefighter who was killed in an fire apparatus accident this week.

Bob Bartosz shared photos of firefighter around the Justice (NC) Fire Department Station getting ready for the funeral.

The American flag at half mast at the station.

Firefighter John Derek Gupton of the Justice Rural Volunteer Fire Department died when the tanker truck he was driving went off the road. Another firefighter was injured.

Firefighter gear at the Justice (NC) Fire Department Station.

Firefighters at the Justice Fire Department station readying for the funeral for their fallen comrade.

The sign outside the Justice Volunteer Fire Department.

A shot of the exterior of the station, with black bunting on a rolldown door.




Strickland Funeral Home

103 West Franklin St

Louisburg NC  27549  919-496-4191

The funeral service will be conducted Sunday Sept 21st at 2 p.m.

Duke Memorial Church

NC581 Highway Spring Hope NC  27882. 

Apparatus line up will be at 13:00.

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