Boone, NC-- Funeral plans have been finalized for a NC Deputy killed in the line of duty last week.
Deputy William Mast Jr was shot and killed last week after he and another deputy responded to to an open 911 line call in Watauga County.
The suspect was also shot and killed by the other deputy during the exchange of gunfire.
Visitation: Mount Vernon Baptist Church - 3505 Bamboo Road. The visitation is scheduled from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm.
Funeral for Deputy William Mast, Jr. is on Tuesday, July 31 at 2:00 pm, also at Mount Vernon Baptist Church - 3505 Bamboo Road.
The procession route will be:
Bamboo Road from the church to US Hwy 421, to US Hwy 421 to NC 105 Extension/NC 105. From there: NC 105 to NC 105 Bypass (There will be a flag over the procession route on NC 105 near Ingles), NC 105 Bypass to US Hwy 421 N and final phase is down US Hwy 421 N to US 321 N (US 321 N will be closed at US 421 and Old 421 for the duration of the service at the cemetery)
The cemetery is located at the end of a very narrow road with very limited parking. The public will have to walk in approximately 1/3 of a mile and the terrain is very steep