John Hollowell
Deputy Game Warden
End of Watch:
Aug. 30, 1930
Chowan County


Deputy Game Warden Hollowell died after being assaulted by two cousins, ages 18 and 20, outside the Chowan County Court House in Edenton. Deputy Game Warden Hollowell had just testified against them after charging them with fishing violations.


Joseph D. Whitaker
Game Warden
End of Watch:
Nov. 15, 1936
Henderson County

It is believed that Game Warden Whitaker was fatally wounded by a person who had been using a spotlight to hunt deer.

William I. Wright, Jr.
District Game & Fish Protector
End of Watch:
October 31, 1948
Sampson County


Game Protector Wright was fatally wounded by hunters during a license check.

Grover C. Quinn, Jr.
Wildlife Agent, Division of Game
End of Watch:
March 25, 1949
Davidson County


Wildlife Agent Grover Quinn was killed in a vehicle crash near Thomasville, Davidson County, at approximately 11:30 am.

William G. Holler
Wildlife Protector
End of Watch:
October 19, 1951
Mecklenburg County


Wildlife Protector Holler was killed in an automobile accident while carrying out his law enforcement duties.

Amos M. Bordeaux
Wildlife Protector I
End of Watch:
April 10, 1962
Sampson County


Wildlife Protector Bordeaux was killed accidentally during what appears to have been target practice.

John O. Edwards
Wildlife Protector
End of Watch:
Aug. 3, 1963
Between Onslow & Duplin Counties


When enroute to a call, Wildlife Protector Edwards was fatally injured when his vehicle collided with a bus.

Dewie H. McCall
Wildlife Refuge Manager II
End of Watch:
Sept. 5, 1971
Burke County


Wildlife Refuge Manager McCall was fatally shot in an ambush by a fisherman to whom he had issued a citation.

Troy M. Sigmon
Wildlife Enforcement Area Leader
End of Watch:
September 1, 1978
Columbus County


Area Leader Sigmon suffered fatal injuries when the helicopter in which he was flying crashed while he was looking for baiting violations.

Lloyd (Neil) Mayse
Wildlife Enforcement Officer II
End of Watch:
Novmber 27, 1980
Northampton County


While attempting to arrest two suspects, Wildlife Officer Mayse was fatally shot.

William A. Williamson
Wildlife Enforcement Officer I
End of Watch:
December 4, 1985
Sampson County



Wildlife Officer Williamson was fatally injured in an auto accident while enroute to assist a fellow officer.