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LODD: Picture of Son Clutching His Father’s Helmet Tells Story of Love for Fallen Dallas Firefighter

William Scott Tanksley

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Scott’s son’s name is Levi Tanksley. He is also seen in the photo below next to his Father’s Flag draped Casket.

Levi Tanksley next to his Father's Flag Draped Casket. Photo submitted

Levi Tanksley next to his Father’s Flag Draped Casket. Photo submitted

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Firefighter William Scott Tanksley

A Dallas firefighter killed in the line of duty was honored on Monday at a funeral service.

William Scott Tanksley, 40, was hit by a car last week while working a wreck on an icy overpass and knocked over the guardrail at the I-20/Spur 408 Interchange in Southwest Dallas.

More than 1,000 people, mostly firefighters, attended the funeral service at the Terrell ISD Performing Arts Center on Monday morning.

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