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Deputy Constable John Stark | Grayson County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas Grayson County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

Deputy Constable

John Stark

Grayson County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, February 20, 1873

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 41

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: Not available

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Deputy Stark was shot and killed when he and another constable went to arrest suspected horse thieves. While the constables mounted their horses someone opened fire on them, striking Deputy Stark in the head.
Deputy Stark had been with the agency for ten years and was survived by his wife and three children.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 136th 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater
February 20, 2009

 

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