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Memorial - Their Lives Were Taken Before They Could Retire
THEY WILL NOT BE FORGOTTEN

R.E. Stewart #23

Employed: August 21, 1950
Died: March 18, 1955
Years of Service: 4 Years 7 Months

James T. Turner #35

Captain
Employed: April 12, 1945
Died: November 17, 1968 "Liver Cancer"
Years of Service: 23 Years 7 Months

Joe H. Farrell #67

Employed: October 15, 1953
Died: December 22, 1968 "Lung Cancer"
Years of Service: 15 Years 2 Months

Ray Thomas #7

Captain
Employed: September 03, 1956
Died: August 06, 1970
Years of Service: 13 years 11 months

Jack O. Jackson #59

Employed: October 15, 1953
Died: April 14, 1972 "Lung Cancer"
Years of Service: 18 years 6 months

Buck C. Mackey #30

Employed: November 09, 1950
Died: April 16, 1974 "Lung Cancer"
Years of Service: 23 years 5 months

Carl L. Kirk #49


Employed: July 14, 1967
Died: August 22, 1974 "Off Duty Vehicle Accident"
Years of Service: 7 years 1 month

Buddy Hough #80

Captain
Employed: October 22, 1959
Died: August 10, 1975 
Years of Service:15 years 10 months

Robert M. Cook #26

Captain
Employed: September 01, 1951
Died: February 21, 1977  "Cancer"
Years of Service: 25 years 5 months

Lyman J. Bryant #8

Employed: March 22, 1960
Died: November 27, 1978  "On Duty Heart Attack" 
Years of Service: 18 Years 8 Months

Mike Hogan #115


Captain
Employed: April 1, 1960
Died: February 26, 1984 
Years of Service: 23 Years 11 Months

George Whiteside #94

Employed: January 4, 1960
Died: December 13, 1991 "On Duty Heart Attack"
Years of Service: 31 Years 11 Months

Christopher Clay #75

Employed: February 22, 2006
Died: August 11, 2012 
Years of Service: 6 Years 6 Months

Hugh Koenig #183

Captain
Employed: April 01, 1985
Died: July 30, 2015 at age 51
Years of Service: 30 Years 3 Months

Michael Mack #257

Employed: January 27, 2020
Died: November 11, 2020 at age 30
Years of Service: 9 Months

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