Deputy Sheriff Walter Leroy Terry

Deputy Sheriff Walter Leroy Terry

Smith County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, October 12, 1985

Walter Leroy Terry

Deputy Walter Terry succumbed to injuries sustained when he was thrown from his horse while participating in a parade. He was transported to Medical Center Hospital in Tyler where he was pronounced dead.

Deputy Terry was a US Army veteran. He had served with the Smith County Sheriff's Department for several years and had previously served with the Whitehouse Police Department. He was survived by his wife, daughter, two stepchildren, four grandchildren, mother, and brother.

Bio

  • Age 46
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Animal related

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 25th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

October 12, 2010

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