Gov. Beshear orders flags to half-staff in honor of Floyd County firefighter

Firefighter Phillip Ray Caudill of Wayland died Sunday

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WTVQ/PRESS RELEASE) – Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, May 29, in honor of a Floyd County volunteer firefighter.

Firefighter Phillip Ray Caudill of Wayland died on Sunday, May 22, after suffering a heart attack while assisting with traffic control for the Floyd Central High School senior graduation parade. Caudill was a firefighter with the Garrett Area Volunteer Fire Department in Floyd County.

Services for Caudill will be held Sunday, May 29, at 1 p.m. at Martin Branch Freewill Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Howard Cemetery, Rock Fork, Garrett.

Gov. Beshear encourages all individuals, businesses, organizations and government agencies to join in this tribute.

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