Memorial Convoy honors Chippewa Valley man and gives back to ECPD

Published: Aug. 18, 2023 at 8:39 AM CDT
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EAU CLAIRE, Wis. (WEAU) -Trucks and other vehicles will fill the streets on Friday in honor of a community member who spent years giving back.

On Friday, August 18 at Nuss Truck & Equipment a memorial convoy will be held to honor the passing of a Chippewa Valley man, Terry Biddle. Biddle was a former Eau Claire County Sheriff’s Deputy and an advocate for the transportation industry in the community. Free will donations will be accepted at the convoy for the Eau Claire Police Department’s K-9 Unit.

The organizer of the convoy, Dan Ravenhorst said Biddle had a passion for supporting trucking and law enforcement.

“He was the former owner of the Eau Claire Truck Show,” Ravenhorst said. “He was a retired law enforcement officer of 23 years, lover of everything, lover of all people. I mean the guy was very well known, very well-liked, he was a good friend.”

Truck staging for the convoy will be between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at Nuss Truck & Equipment. The convoy will leave around 8:15 p.m. and travel through Eau Claire. A tent will be set up at Nuss to collect donations for the K-9 Unit.

Nuss Truck and Equipment is located at 6111 Truax Lane in Eau Claire, WI. If you are unable to attend the convoy you can still donate the the ECPD K-9 Unit here.

A friend of Terry Biddle’s, Mary Norton, said the Eau Claire Truck Show has been postponed until 2024.