Former Sampson sheriff dies

October 19, 2013

Former Sampson County Sheriff Buck McCullen died early Saturday morning, his wife by his side.

McCullen, a retired Highway Patrol officer, served three terms as the county’s sheriff.

Family and friends began gathering at the home Saturday, and a funeral is planned for Tuesday morning. (See obituary Page A3).

See a story on McCullen’s life in Tuesday’s Sampson Independent.