Trooper Aaron Rumford’s funeral was held at the Dickson County Memorial Gardens.
The 29-year-old was killed in a crash on September 12. A release from Metro police issued the following day stated the crash happened at 4:35 p.m. on 21st Avenue South at Portland Avenue. Rumford was heading south on 21st Avenue from the Hillsboro Village area on his motorcycle when he struck a northbound vehicle that was turning onto Portland Avenue.
According to the Tennessee Highway Patrol, he had been with THP since 2015. He was assigned to the Nashville District in Wilson County, where he served until 2018. Rumford was then selected for a position in the Executive Protection Unit.