Deputy Sheriff William D. "Bill" Nuchols

Deputy Sheriff William D. "Bill" Nuchols

Blount County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Sunday, October 7, 1956

William D. "Bill" Nuchols

Deputy Bill Nuchols succumbed to injuries sustained the previous day, when the vehicle he was riding in collided with another car that turned in front of them on Highway 411. The county sheriff, who was driving the vehicle, was also injured.

The driver of the vehicle that turned in front of them was charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Deputy Nuchols is survived by his wife, parents, two sisters, and two brothers.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Saturday, October 6, 1956

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 57th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 3, 2013

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