HICKORY N.C. -– Spc. David T. Proctor, 26, of Hickory died Wednesday at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Md., according to the Department of Defense.
Known as “Tyler,” he was a 2004 graduate of Fred T. Foard High School. He attended Lenoir-Rhyne University on a full academic scholarship, according to David Proctor, his father. Proctor then transferred to UNC-Greensboro, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology.