Chief James “Monk” Radford

Chief James “Monk” Radford

February 5, 2022, 63, Fremont –

With profound sadness, the staff of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home and the Wayne County Fire Marshall’s Office announces the line of duty death of Chief James “Monk” Radford from Polly Watson Volunteer Fire Department.

Chief Radford passed away while responding to a call Saturday, February 5, 2022. 

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Polly Watson Volunteer Fire Department and Chief Radford’s wife, Joyce Radford and his entire family.

Arrangements are incomplete and in the care of Shackleford-Howell Funeral Home, 102 N. Pine Street in Fremont.