Bellefontaine police ask community to line procession route today for late officer

The community is asked to help honor the service of a police detective who died suddenly in his sleep April 10.

Officer Craig Comstock, 42, served 17 years at the Bellefontaine Police Department, the last nine years as a narcotics detective, the department said.

Private services are today, and the department is asking that people line Main Street along the procession route.

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The procession will leave around 1 p.m. from the Eichholtz Daring and Sanford Funeral Home, 321 N. Main St., and travel south to Gunntown Road, where the procession will turn east, the department said in a social media post.

Comstock, a 1995 graduate of Benjamin Logan High School, is survived by his wife and two children, according to his obituary.

Donations are suggested to the Craig Comstock Memorial Fund, in care of Citizens Federal Savings and Loan, PO Box 9, Bellefontaine, OH 43311. Checks should be payable in the name of the fund. They will accept cash donations, too. Donations may be mailed, dropped off at the night deposit box, or the drive-thru during regular hours.

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