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Public Memorial Planned for Kevin Quick

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va (WVIR) -

Family and friends of murdered Waynesboro Police Reserve Captain Kevin Quick are paying their final respects during a private visitation at a Staunton church Sunday evening.

Law enforcement from across central Virginia and the Shenandoah Valley are preparing to lead Kevin Quick's final patrol home.

Funeral services are set to start Monday morning with a public memorial in Charlottesville.

Community members have the chance to come and pay tribute to Quick's life.

Waynesboro police say they are holding the service in the University of Virginia's John Paul Jones Arena because they don't want anyone to be left out.

Monday's funeral for Quick is taking place in three parts, starting with a memorial service at 10:30 in the morning on the floor of the arena. Waynesboro police are expecting a large crowd.

This is the first time in more than 30 years that a member of the Quick family is not part of the police department's active force.

Quick's colleagues are planning to stand by his side the entire day.

"On Kevin's final patrol, we will be with him every step of the way, until he is laid to rest," said Sgt. Brian Edwards. "That is our duty to our fallen comrade and we're going to have enough people there and make sure that he is not alone."

UVA police anticipate an increase in traffic around the arena Monday morning. There are no planned road closures for the service, but officers will be controlling traffic signals to help with traffic.

The memorial service will be followed by a private service and burial for Quick at the family's church.

Waynesboro police are planning to help cover the costs of this funeral with contributions through a foundation.


Waynesboro Police Department Press Release

Captain Kevin Quick Funeral Arrangements

VISITATION: Sunday February 16, 2014 (5-8pm) This is closed to the media. Location: Cornerstone Church of Augusta 1156 Tinkling Spring Rd, Staunton, VA 24401

MEMORIAL SERVICE: Monday February 17, 2014 (10:30am). The media will have a staging area on the first tier of seats near Section 107 of the John Paul Jones Arena. Sergeant Thomas Molnar of the Virginia State Police will be handling media relations for the Waynesboro Police Department during the memorial service. Location: John Paul Jones Arena 295 Massie Rd, Charlottesville, Virginia 22903

General Public: Please park in the designated parking area at John Paul Jones Arena. Once the Memorial Service at John Paul Jones Arena has concluded, we would politely ask that you do NOT follow the processional to the gravesite. The Quick family wishes to have a private service and burial for Kevin at their family church and the size of the church and gravesite will not accommodate a large gathering.

Emergency Services Vehicles: Please park in the designated parking area at John Paul Jones Arena. For those law enforcement agencies planning to attend Reserve Captain Kevin Quick's memorial service on Monday, February 17, the Waynesboro Police Department is respectfully asking that immediately following the Memorial Service all uniformed emergency services personnel line up in a single file line on both sides of the road beginning at the back service entrance of John Paul Jones arena off of Copley Road. Honor Guard teams are asked to begin lining up at the back entrance of John Paul Jones Arena at the intersection with Copley Road.  Representatives from the University of Virginia Police Department will be coordinating this effort. We would also ask that all personnel salute as the hearse passes by.

FAMILY SERVICE AND INTERMENT: Immediately following the Memorial Service for the Quick family and Waynesboro Police Department personnel only. This is closed to the media.

Memorial donations may be made to the Waynesboro Police Foundation 250 S. Wayne Ave. Suite 102, Box 3 Waynesboro, VA 22980 or online at http://www.waynesboropolicefoundation.com

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