Deputy Sheriff Oscar Marcellus Terry

Deputy Sheriff Oscar Marcellus Terry

Creek County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, February 8, 1913

Oscar Marcellus Terry

Deputy Oscar Terry succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained the previous day when his revolver fell from its holster and discharged. The round struck passed through one of Deputy Terry's legs and struck him in the face, causing a fatal wound.

Deputy Terry was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 35
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire (Accidental)
  • Incident Date Friday, February 7, 1913

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 98th 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.

Phyllis Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 8, 2011

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