Memorial service to be held for Danville Utilities worker killed last month
Service scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday at Averett University's North Campus
DANVILLE, Va. – A memorial service will be held Saturday for the Danville Utilities worker who died on the job in July.
Samuel "Sam" Thompson, 63, was electrocuted July 6 while working on a power line on Applewood Drive in Pittsylvania County.
Thompson had been a Danville Utilities lineman for over 20 years.
Saturday's service will begin at 11 a.m. at Averett University's Grant Center at the university's North Campus, located at 707 Mt. Cross Road.
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