This complex will be named in the memory and honor of Sheriff Bebber for his ultimate sacrifice June 2, 1959. On that date Bebber was shot and killed in the line of duty.
Those attending may park at CVCC-Alexander Center or at the old Hospital parking lot on NC 16 in Taylorsville, with overflow at the former Community One Bank lot (shuttle will be provided). Attendees are urged to bring lawn chairs for seating.
Guest speakers will be:
Reverend Gary Jennings – Invocation;
Milton Campbell – Chairman Alexander County Commissioners;
Chris Bowman – Alexander County Sheriff;
District Attorney Sarah Kirkman– Prosecutorial District 22A;
Congresswoman Virginia Foxx – U.S. Rep. for NC 5th District;
Donna Bebber – Granddaughter of Sheriff Thomas E. Bebber, Sr.
Honoree Attendants will include:
Joe James – Sheriff’s Deputy accompanying Sheriff Bebber at time of shooting;
NC Highway Patrol – Major Bert Eastwood and Lt. Brian Sharpe;
Children of Sheriff Bebber – Jack Bebber, Wayne Bebber, and Phil Bebber.
Candles will be placed in memory of deceased children – Sheriff Thomas E. Bebber, Jr, and Faye Bebber Fortner.