Visitation, funeral set for fallen Marion Co. Deputy

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on November 15, 2012 at 3:43 PM

Updated Thursday, Nov 15 at 5:00 PM

(WHAS11) -- The funeral for the sheriff's deputy who was killed while helping a stranded motorist is planned for this weekend. Marion County Deputy Anthony Rakes died Wednesday at a Lebanon hospital.

Visitation for Deputy Rakes is Saturday November 16 from 5-8 p.m. at Bosley Funeral Home, on South Proctor Knott Avenue in Lebanon. Visitation continues Saturday morning from 11 a.m.-1p.m. Marion County High School, followed by the funeral.

Rakes had just gotten off work and was headed home when he stopped to help a driver on US-68 police say Dewayne Shipp then shot Rakes.

Police later found Shipp in Campbellsville with a gunshot wound to his leg. Dozens of police escorted Rakes' body to the funeral home.

Deputy Rakes was a six-year veteran of the Marion County Sheriff's Department. Rakes served with the Lebanon Police Department for two years.


 

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