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Corporal Robert Eugene Ransom | Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas


Robert Eugene Ransom

Gregg County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Friday, September 30, 2016

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 62

Tour: 36 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Heart attack

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Corporal Robert Ransom suffered a fatal heart attack inside the Marvin A. Smith Criminal Justice Facility while responding to a medical emergency involving an inmate.

As other deputies attempted to revive the inmate Jailer Ransom rushed to retrieve an AED. He collapsed moments later. Both he and the inmate were transported to Good Sheppard Medical Center where he passed away. The inmate that Corporal Ransom was assisting survived and was returned to the jail.

Corporal Ransom had served with the Gregg County Sheriff's Office for 11 years and had previously served with the Porter County, Indiana, Sheriff's Office for 25 years. He is survived by his children and two brothers.

Please contact the following agency to send condolences or to obtain funeral arrangements:

Sheriff Maxey Cerliano
Gregg County Sheriff's Office
101 E. Methvin Street
Suite 559
Longview, TX 75601

Phone: (903) 236-8400

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God bless you my brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. May His healing hand touch your family, friends, and fellow officers. Rest easy my brother, we'll take the watch from here.

Trooper Steve Olson
Michigan State Police
October 17, 2016


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