Login | About Us | Contact Us | Search Connect With ODMP Facebook Twitter
ODMP Remembers...

Trooper Charles Eugene Virginia State Police, Virginia

Trooper

Charles Eugene "Gene" Morris

Virginia State Police, Virginia

End of Watch: Friday, March 2, 1962

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 30

Tour: 4 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Gunfire

Incident Date: 3/2/1962

Weapon: Shotgun; 20 gauge

Suspect: Not available

· Leave a Reflection
· Add to My Heroes
· Update this memorial

Share this memorial:
Email to a Friend

Trooper Morris was shot and killed in Patrick County while assisting deputies make an arrest.

Trooper Morris was fatally wounded while responding to a domestic disturbance. A deputy on the scene said Trooper Morris made no outcry and realized later that he had been shot. The deputy drug the 6 foot 3, 220 lb trooper and placed him in the back seat of his patrol car. Trooper Morris, had been hit with two blasts from a 20 gauge shotgun was dead on arrival at the Stuart Hospital.

Trooper Morris was survived by his wife, parents, three brothers and six sisters. He was preceded in death by his four month old son.

Leave a Reflection · Update Memorial

View all 8 Reflections

Most Recent Reflection

Trooper Morris,
Sir, even though it's been 51 years since your End of Watch you are still honored and remembered. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Virginia. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol
March 3, 2013

 

Create an account for more options, or use this form to leave a Reflection now:

(will show below Reflection)
(will show below Reflection)
(e-mail remains private)
Remember my rank, agency and email address
I have read and agree to the Reflections Terms of Use
(revised 5/31/2012)
 
All 2014 Deaths