Amherst fire department mourns assistant chief

The Amherst Volunteer Fire Department’s brand-new engine sat outside Clifford Baptist Church waiting to take the man who was instrumental in its design and funding on his final ride.

Public safety officials from Amherst, Lynchburg and surrounding areas flanked the shiny red truck and saluted on Tuesday as the casket of Timothy Wayne Pigg was wheeled from the church, hoisted on top of the truck and strapped down to be carried to the Amherst Cemetery.

Pigg, 42, died of a heart attack on Saturday.

Read the entire story:  Amherst fire department mourns assistant chief | Lynchburg News Advance.

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