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Deputy Sheriff Grover Dewey Kennedy | McCreary County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky McCreary County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

Deputy Sheriff

Grover Dewey Kennedy

McCreary County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch: Thursday, March 24, 1949

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: 1 year

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 3/24/1949

Weapon: Gun; Unknown type

Suspect: Not available

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Deputy Grover Kennedy was shot and killed from ambush while on patrol.

An occupant in a vehicle driving past his location opened fire on him, fatally wounding him. The suspects were never apprehended.

Deputy Kennedy had served with the McCreary County Sheriff's Office for 1 year. He was survived by his wife and child.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 63rd 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 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
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
March 24, 2012

 

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