Date of Birth:

May 18, 1918


Thomasville, GA

Trooper School:



Post 14, Donalsonville

Date of Death:

August 16, 1961


Laurel Hill Cemetery, Thomasville

Details of Incident:

On August 16, 1961, Trooper Massey, Sergeant Gray, 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.