Funeral details announced for Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook


SALISBURY, Md. – Maryland State Police have announced funeral details for fallen Delmar Police Corporal Keith Heacook.

Services are scheduled for Monday, May 10th, at Emmanuel Wesleyan Church in Salisbury. The public viewing will be held from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m., with services beginning around 12:20 p.m. The service is expected to last roughly one hour. Attendees are asked to adhere to COVID-19 protocols.

The church will provide a live stream of the event on Youtube, as well as Cpl. Heacook’s tribute page. Viewing of the service will also be broadcast on a digital billboard vehicle outside the church.

Beaglin Park Drive between Old Ocean City Road and Route 50 will be closed starting at 4 a.m. Monday. Corporal Heacook will be escorted from Short Funeral Home in Delmar, Delaware to Emmanuel Wesleyan Church starting at 8:45 a.m. and will travel the following route where there will be temporary road closures:

  • Route 54 eastbound
  • Left on US 13 southbound
  • Enter Maryland
  • Left on E. Naylor Mill Road
  • Right on Zion Road
  • Left on Beaglin Park Drive

The estimated arrival at Emmanuel Wesleyan is 9:05 a.m. There will be electronic signboards on Old Ocean City Road and Route 50, alerting the general public of the funeral. Troopers, deputies, and police officers will be at various intersections directing traffic into the venue.

At the conclusion of the funeral, there will be an escort of Corporal Heacook back to Short Funeral Home in Delmar. The interment will be private.

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