Detective Randall “Shane” Thomas 47
Henderson County Sheriff’s Office
Detective Randall Thomas was born February 17th, 1965 to Ivey and Linda Huskins. Randall was a native of Thomasville N.C. and retired detective of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office after 19 years of service.
Detective Thomas sustained injuries May 2009 during a training exercise with the mounted patrol. Randall sustained a broken neck and was rendered a quadriplegic when the horse he was riding reared and fell on top of him. With the technological assistance Detective Thomas was able to return to work around the office of the Henderson County Sheriff. After fighting off multiple infections Randall “Shane” Thomas died of his injuries December 28th, 2012.