Deputy Sheriff Francis David Blake

Deputy Sheriff Francis David Blake

Burnet County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Saturday, October 3, 2009

Francis David Blake

Deputy Francis Blake was killed in an automobile accident shortly after 1:00 am when his patrol car struck a deer on Highway 29. He was responding to a major accident on Park Road 4 at the time. The patrol car went out of control and struck a tree after colliding with the deer.

Deputy Blake had served with the Burnet County Sheriff's Department for five years. He is survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 128

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Well it has been 9 years David, 9 years. A lot has happened like I have retired from LE after 13 1/2 years. I think about you and our wonderful friendship almost daily. I wave at you at your resting place every time I visit my dad, y'all are just across the road from each other. I reflect back on our great working relationship in Burnet County the 5 years I was there. They were great times. One of the best place I actually loved to work because of people like you David. You will never be forgotten in my Heart, Mind, and Memory. Your were/are my Brother in Law Enforcement and with you being a Mason and me being an Eastern Star we are bonded as Brother and Sister as well. We will always be connected forever.
Love You My Brother,
Deputy Laura Leeds - Retired

Laura Leeds
Law Enforcement Retired

October 4, 2018

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