CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A young boy who met fallen Mooresville Officer Jordan Sheldon the night before he died visited Sheldon's memorial Friday. 

Christopher Clark's mother said the night before Sheldon was killed in the line of duty, he allowed her 3-year-old son to get a close look at his cruiser. Sheldon was on a call in their neighborhood but still took the time to interact with young Chris.

Sheldon was known for his easy going, kind spirit. He always put others first, friends said, and he always wanted to help. On Friday, Christopher's mother brought him to the police department to pay their respects to the Mooresville officer, and the young boy brought a stuffed German shepherd to place at Sheldon's cruiser. 

A procession stretching several miles long escorted Sheldon back home to Mooresville after his funeral at Calvary Church in south Charlotte. Hundreds of people stopped along I-485 and I-77 to honor Sheldon with even more in downtown Mooresville awaiting the procession.