Candlelight Vigil was held in Georgetown last Friday night in memory of fallen Police Officer Chad Spicer.
With the assistance of Vice President of The United States, Delaware’s governor, friends and residents, more than 1,000 mourners lined the Circle in Georgetown to remember the fallen Police Officer for his dedication and service.
Spicer’s daughter, 3-year-old Aubrey was there with her grandparents Ruth Ann and Norman Spicer.
“Let us grieve for Chad,” Markell told the crowd. “Then let us honor his legacy by building a world for Aubrey that Chad would have wanted.”
One more time, volunteers helped to the crowd, they handed out hundreds of white candles and black ribbons with Spicer’s photo.
Spicer’s mother, thanked to the crowd for their support.
There were many speakers and all of them highlighted Spicer’s dedication to the community
“Aubrey may have lost her father. But she just got 20 new fathers, the members of the Georgetown Police Department.” , Georgetown Mayor Eddie Lambden said.
.”It wasn’t his profession, it was who he was. He always wanted to be a cop,” Biden said.
Spicer served on the force for a year.
Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 at the Crossroads Community Church (20684 State Forest Road, Georgetown, DE 19947.)
Visitation will be held between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Services will begin at 2 p.m. and the internment will follow at the Cokesbury Cemetery located at Seashore Hwy and Cokesbury Road.