AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Funeral services are set for Richmond County Sheriff’s Deputy Sgt. Greg Meagher.
Meagher was killed when he went inside the Xytex facility on Emmett Street Sunday to help a Xytex worker, and was overcome by what the fire department says was nitrogen gas.
Visitation will be held Thursday, February 9th from 6pm-8pm at Thomas L. King Funeral Home at 124 Davis Road in Augusta.
Meagher’s funeral will be Friday, February 10th at Noon at Church of the Most Holy Trinity, at 720 Telfair Street in Augusta.
The procession route will be as follows:
7th Street South to Walton Way. It will take a right on Walton Way to Monte Sano Avenue and on to Westover Memorial Park where he will be buried.
Meagher leaves behind three daughters and one grandchild.
Donations to help his family can be made to the Police Benevolent Foundation in memory of Sgt. Greg Meagher. A spokesperson for the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says 100% of all donations will go to Meagher’s family.