Date of Birth:

December 30, 1916


Donalsonville, GA

Trooper School:



Post 14, Donalsonville

Date of Death:

August 18, 1961


Hopeful Cemetery, Hopeful, GA

Details of Incident:

On August 16, 1961, Sergeant Gray, Trooper Massey, and Trooper Nicholson were involved in a patrol car crash in Calhoun County, at the intersection of GA 45 and GA 234. Sergeant Gray and Trooper Massey died in the crash. Trooper Nicholson later died on August 18, 1961, at Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Albany.