Longtime New Bethel Fire Department Chief Roy Baccus passed away on March 14th. He was 60-years-old.
"He truly lived a servant’s life, working as an EMT and firefighter for many years. Roy also owned Baccus Ambulance Service. He will be greatly missed," his obituary stated.
The impact Chief Baccus had on people around him was apparent when dozens of New Bethel Elementary School students and members of the community lined the streets as his funeral procession passed by.