Funeral Today for Wildlife Officer Killed in Flash Flood Rescue

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LITTLE ROCK, AR – Funeral services are today in Waldron for an Arkansas Game and Fish wildlife officer killed in a flash flood rescue last week.

Flags are flying at half-staff across the state by order of Governor Mike Beebe in tribute to Joel Campora.

Officer Campora, 32, of Waldron, died during a water rescue last Friday in flash flooding that also killed Scott County Sheriff Cody Carpenter and two Y City residents.

Officer Campora’s life celebration will be at 1:00 this afternoon at the Waldron High School Sports Complex.

Memorial funds have been established at First National Bank, Community National Bank and Chambers Bank for Campora’s family.

Click here to read Campora’s obituary and to sign the online guestbook.

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