Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 6 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Automobile crash
Sheriff James Dickey was killed in an automobile accident while returning from investigating a previous accident. The front right tire of his vehicle blew out, causing his vehicle to veer off the roadway and down an embankment into a wooded area.
Sheriff Dickey had served with the agency for six years and was a veteran of World War II. He was survived by his wife and two children and is buried at Gravel Hill Cemetery, Gravel Hill, NcNairy County, Tennessee.