Mr. James D. Paugh

In Memoriam
  • "There is not a day when we drive by the spot where God took..."
  • "To the Family of a well respected Richmond County Sheriffs..."
  • "I was proud to stand with the Patriot Guard Riders. I was..."
    - Louis R. Lepping
  • "Our prayers are with you and the family. Blessed are the..."
    - Freddie Wells

Funeral arrangements for Deputy James 'J.D.' Paugh, killed in the line of duty during a traffic stop early Sunday morning, are as follows:

Visitation will be 6-9 p.m. Wednesday at Thomas L. King Funeral Home, 124 Davis Road, Martinez.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Thursday at First Baptist Church of Augusta, 3500 Walton Way Extension, Augusta. Officiating will be Dr. Rodger B. Murchison, the associate pastor of First Baptist Church, and Chaplain Ken Gross of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office. Interment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park.

The city is asking any law enforcement officials to please arrive at the church no later than 10 a.m. the day of the funeral.

All above information is provided by the Richmond County website. Additional obituary information will be released by the funeral home at a later date.