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Deputy Sheriff Harkless Grundy Kirby | White County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee White County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

Deputy Sheriff

Harkless Grundy Kirby

White County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch: Thursday, December 24, 1931

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 58

Tour: 10 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Weapon: Shotgun

Offender: Sentenced to 10 years

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Deputy Kirby was shot and killed as he and another deputy destroyed distilling equipment after raiding a still. The two deputies were ambushed and fired upon and Deputy Kirby was killed.

The suspects were arrested and sentenced to 10 years at hard labor.

Deputy Kirby had served with the agency for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and child.

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Thank You for your service Great Grandpa Kirby!! Your Kirby name lives on! Thanks for looking down on us!!

Jim Kirby
Delta County Sheriff Volunteer Dive Team/Great Grandson
November 15, 2013

 

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