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Deputy Constable Robert F. Talley | Bowie County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas Bowie County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

Deputy Constable

Robert F. Talley

Bowie County Constable's Office - Precinct 6, Texas

End of Watch: Monday, November 10, 1947

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 50

Tour: Not available

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 11/9/1947

Weapon: Handgun

Offender: one executed, two sent to prison

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Deputy Constables Robert F. Talley and W.C. Shipp stopped a vehicle for improper lights around 11:30 p.m. The driver was arrested for no driver's license and transported to jail by Deputy Shipp. Deputy Talley drove the suspect's vehicle with three passengers. About 2:00 a.m. the suspects attacked Deputy Talley and took his pistol, shooting him in the head and stomach. Talley died at 3:20 a.m. on November 10.

Andrew Hill was charged with the shooting death of Deputy Talley, convicted and executed on October 3, 1948. S.T. Hubbard and Charles Lee were convicted and sentenced to 99 years in prison.

Talley was survived by his wife, Susie, and six children. He was buried in the Concord Cemetery in Omaha, Morris County.

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst 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
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05
November 11, 2011

 

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