SC Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. James Sweatman, left, holds an American flag and Kevin Smalls, a corporal in the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, holds a photo of his father, SC Highway Patrol Trooper First Class Bruce K. Smalls. The men were photographed at Smalls' wedding on Sept. 27, 2014, exactly 29 years after Bruce Smalls' father was gunned down on the side of Interstate 95 in Hardeeville by a man in a stolen RV.
SC Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. James Sweatman, left, holds an American flag and Kevin Smalls, a corporal in the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, holds a photo of his father, SC Highway Patrol Trooper First Class Bruce K. Smalls. The men were photographed at Smalls' wedding on Sept. 27, 2014, exactly 29 years after Bruce Smalls' father was gunned down on the side of Interstate 95 in Hardeeville by a man in a stolen RV. Keylon Singleton Photography
SC Highway Patrol Lance Cpl. James Sweatman, left, holds an American flag and Kevin Smalls, a corporal in the Colleton County Sheriff's Office, holds a photo of his father, SC Highway Patrol Trooper First Class Bruce K. Smalls. The men were photographed at Smalls' wedding on Sept. 27, 2014, exactly 29 years after Bruce Smalls' father was gunned down on the side of Interstate 95 in Hardeeville by a man in a stolen RV. Keylon Singleton Photography

His father's son: 30 years after his trooper father's death, son works as deputy and turns day of death into celebration of new life

September 25, 2015 05:25 PM