Deputy Sheriff William Cordell Scott

Deputy Sheriff William Cordell Scott

Anderson County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Monday, January 21, 1980

William Cordell Scott

Deputy Scott succumbed to injuries received in an automobile accident two days earlier while returning from a security assignment. He lost control of his patrol car on Emory Valley Road and received severe injuries.
Deputy Scott had been with the agency for three years and was survived by his wife, son, parents, sister, and brother.


  • Age 28
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, January 19, 1980

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Well Bill, it's been a long time since you were taken from us but you are still missed . No one could take your place in our minds and hearts... Memories still linger and more of our friends and family have joined you in Heaven. We will see you again when it's our turn to go home... loving you always, Becky, Terry and Robbie

becky stewart tharp
aunt by marriage

April 3, 2016

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