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Deputy Sheriff Reuben D. Coleman | Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Reuben D. Coleman

Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, July 8, 1881

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 29

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 7/8/1881

Weapon: Handgun

Suspect: Murdered

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Deputy Coleman was shot and killed as he and other deputies attempted to take a suspect into custody. The suspect was wanted in the murder of Constable Dallas Hodges, of the Grayson County Constable's Office - Precinct 7, two months earlier.

One of the suspects was subsequently murdered by another outlaw.

Deputy Coleman served been with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.

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Constable Dallas Hodges
Grayson County Constable's Office - Precinct 7, Texas
End of Watch: Thursday, May 5, 1881
Cause: Gunfire

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and twenty-eighth 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 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 Loya

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July 10, 2009

 

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