Funeral details for Auburn Officer William Buechner

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Auburn, Ala. (WSFA) -- The Auburn community is preparing to say goodbye to a fallen police officer. Veteran Auburn Police Officer William “Will" Ray Buechner Jr., pronounced Beek-ner, died in the line of duty Sunday.

The Auburn community is preparing to say goodbye to a fallen police officer. Veteran Auburn Police Officer William “Will" Ray Buechner Jr., pronounced Beek-ner, died in the line of duty Sunday. Courtesy: MGN / Auburn Police Dept.

A visitation will take place at Auburn University Arena Friday from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. This will be open to the public.

The funeral for Officer Buechner will take place at 2 p.m. at the same location, Auburn University Arena. It is scheduled to conclude at 3 p.m.

Following Officer Buechner’s funeral, his casket will be placed in a waiting hearse. From the Auburn University Arena, the funeral procession will make the short trip to Officer Buechner’s final resting place.

The funeral procession will include a full police escort.

The motorcade will start at Auburn University Arena, travel north along Donahue Drive, then east on Magnolia Avenue, then south on Gay Street before arriving at Town Creek Cemetery on South Gay Street.



 
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