Wilson police captain laid to rest today

WILSON, N.C. (WITN) – A Wilson police captain will be laid to rest Friday.

A funeral for Capt. Reggie Smith will be held at Stevens Funeral Home in Wilson from 1- 6 p.m.

The funeral service will be held on Friday. A homegoing celebration will be held at 1 p.m. Friday at L.N. Forbes Tabernacle OFWB in Wilson with full law enforcement rites. A burial will follow in the Rest Haven Cemetery.

Officials say Smith, a longtime police officer and mentor, died last week while on the job from a medical condition.

Police say Smith was with the department for nearly 23 years. He started out as a patrol officer, and progressed through the ranks and was promoted to captain in 2018.

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