JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - Jonesboro first responders are mourning the loss of one of their own.
Rickey Elder of Brookland died Tuesday morning, according to Craighead County Sheriff Marty Boyd.
Elder was a part-time EMT for Emerson Ambulance Service for many years and also served as a reserve deputy with the sheriff's office.
"He spent his life serving others, and he will be missed," Boyd said. "Craighead County Sheriff's Office and Detention Center offers our deepest sympathies to his family and co-workers."