Damon Huskey

 

 

Age: 80

 

Summary: North Carolina county sheriff who was in the news in 1979 when three Rutherford County law enforcement officers, including his brother, were gunned down by James Hutchens after a domestic call, who despite other forces avenged their deaths without violating his own oath to uphold the law, and whose story was told in the 1985 movie Rutherford County Line starring actor/producer Earl Owensby as Huskey.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 25, 1923

 

Died: May 17, 2004

 

Location: Forest City, North Carolina