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Buckhannon Fire Dept. Honors Joey Dale Slaughter

BUCKHANNON, WV: Since 2007, the Buckhannon Fire Department has honored members of our City Fire Department family who have contributed to the high quality of life enjoyed by our Buckhannon-Upshur residents. This tradition continued on Friday, May 17, 2024, at 3:00 PM as Fire Chief J.B. Kimble and Mayor Robbie Skinner hosted the 17th annual “Friendly Way Day” ceremony at the Buckhannon Fire Department, where they recognized former Fire Fighter Joey Dale Slaughter.

Mayor Robbie Skinner met with family members and presented them with an official proclamation commemorating Joey Slaughter.

Retired Buckhannon Firefighter Jerry Wilfong spoke of his close relationship with Mr. Slaughter.

Buckhannon Fire Chief JB Kimble presented the history of Friendly Way Day and paid tribute to Fire Fighter Joey Slaughter’s 29 years of service to the community.