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Deputy Sheriff Richard Kyle Hardesty, Jr. | Victoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas Victoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

Deputy Sheriff

Richard Kyle Hardesty, Jr.

Victoria County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch: Thursday, June 5, 1975

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 3 months

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

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Deputy Hardesty was killed when his patrol car collided with a train at approximately noon. He was performing an emergency blood delivery from the county line to a local hospital.
Deputy Hardesty had been with the agency for three months and was survived by his expectant wife and one child.

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Richard Kyle Hardesty Jr.. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Victoria County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers.

Amen.

Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX
June 5, 2016

 

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