Bio & Incident Details
Tour: 2 years
Badge # Not available
Cause: Animal related
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.