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Deputy Sheriff Oakley Webb | Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Illinois Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

Deputy Sheriff

Oakley Webb

Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch: Friday, February 13, 1976

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 63

Tour: 6 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Deputy Oakley Webb died of a heart attack as he was pursuing two runaway boys from the A. L. Bowen Children’s Center in Harrisburg.

Deputy Webb was found about 100 yards away from his parked patrol car, on Illinois Route 14, approximately four miles west of McLeansboro.

Deputy Webb had served with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department for six years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, four brothers and three sisters. Deputy Webb was buried at IOOF McLeansboro.

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Deputy Sheriff Webb's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 1-9-17 to honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan
January 9, 2017


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