(NBC News) The funeral for Nicholas Smarr was held Sunday afternoon. the coffin holding his body was pulled though the town on a horse drawn carriage…as people from the town he lost his life protecting, lined the streets.
Even the former President Jimmy Carter, who lives just a few miles away came to pay his respects.
Police say Nicholas Smarr and Jody Smith were killed by 32-year-old Minquell Lembrick while responding to a domestic call.
Lembrick shot and killed himself as officers closed in on him after a missive manhunt according to police.