Game Warden Roy Thompson

Game Warden Roy Thompson

Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife and Parks, Montana

End of Watch Monday, August 19, 1957

Roy Thompson

Game Warden Roy Thompson was killed in a motorcycle accident while assigned to Missoula, Montana. He was test driving a new off-road motorcycle for a new program intended for patrolling mountain trails.

Warden Thompson was unfamiliar with the controls on the motorcycle and accidentally caused it to accelerate, causing it to drive off of a cliff.

Bio

  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 56th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 27, 2013

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