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Deputy Sheriff Charles E. Gibbs | Routt County Sheriff's Office, Colorado Routt County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

Deputy Sheriff

Charles E. Gibbs

Routt County Sheriff's Office, Colorado

End of Watch: Thursday, March 21, 1929

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Age: 49

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Military veteran

Cause: Weather/Natural disaster

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Deputy Sheriff Charles Gibbs was killed by an avalanche tumbling down a mountain 22 miles northwest of Steamboat Springs while on his way to serve papers on two miners. A search party found his body under tons of snow the next day.

Deputy Gibbs was a U.S. Army veteran of WWI. He was survived by his wife and five children.

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This man was my Grandfather. I have been proud of his service and to be part of the ever growing family that he left behind. I am sure that he would be pleased being remembered so many years later.

Joyce (Hoagland) Berkoski
Granddaughter
January 31, 2013

 

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