Sheriff Sammie Lee Varnado

Sheriff Sammie Lee Varnado

Copiah County Sheriff's Office, Mississippi

End of Watch Wednesday, May 16, 1973

Sammie Lee Varnado

Sheriff Sam Varnado was struck and killed by a vehicle while on duty.

Sheriff Varnado had served with the Copiah County Sheriff's Office for 5-1/2 years and was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 53
  • Tour 5 years, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Struck by vehicle

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Sheriff Varnado your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to Copiah County and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow LE Brother!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

May 16, 2016

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