Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall

Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Michigan

End of Watch Thursday, November 23, 2017

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall

God Speed, Brother.

Sgt. K. Murphy
Union PD, NJ

November 24, 2017

Eric, you always have been and always will be my Best Friend! Thank you for always being like a Brother to me. You will always have a huge place in my heart!

Keith Reynolds
Lifelong Friend

November 24, 2017

Rest in Peace Deputy Overall. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers, and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

November 24, 2017

Rest in peace Brother Eric, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 7/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

November 24, 2017

A Prayer for Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall: [UPDATED]

Lord God of mercy, peace, and love, we remember before Your throne in this moment our Brother-in-Blue, Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall, of the Oakland County, Michigan Sheriff’s Office, who sacrificed his life in the Line-of-Duty. We recall with gratitude and respect all that he stood for in this life. Help us to live in the companionship of his spirit. May we be kind to the family, friends, and colleagues he loved; devoted to the county and state in which he served; and loyal to the causes which he championed in law enforcement. Thus, in our life, may he live on, to our great comfort, to the betterment of Your creation, and to the furthering of Your most Holy Will.

Heavenly Father, be with the family, friends, and colleagues of this fallen hero. Comfort them and give them Your strength. Guide those who seek to take care of the family of this hero. May those empowered to do so, care for them with integrity. In commemorating the death of this hero, help those who mourn to remember that death is not the end. Death does not have the final say, but is simply the transition to the glorious life to come. They should look forward to that life to come with joy and thanksgiving.

Almighty God, we ask that you grant us a deeper appreciation of the efforts of all law enforcement officers who serve our communities, states, and country daily. For their dedication to our security, order and peace, we give You thanks. May they be encouraged in their work which benefits us all. Help us to grow that spirit of community that will make their job both easy and fulfilling. And now may our fellowship together and Your blessing today bring a renewed sense of joy to each of us. Amen.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

"Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends." [John 15:13 ESV]

Pastor Steven R. Closs, B.S.B.S., LOICM, MNACM, AMCHC
The Prayer Ministry of the Cross
Merrimack, NH 03054
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry of the Gospel”
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

November 24, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother. Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Prayers for you, your family and coworkers.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

November 24, 2017

A Prayer for Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall:

Lord God of mercy, peace, and love, we remember before Your throne in this moment our Brother-in-Blue, Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall, of the Oakland County, Michigan Sheriff’s Office, who sacrificed his life in the Line-of-Duty. We recall with gratitude and respect all that he stood for in this life. Help us to live in the companionship of his spirit. May we be kind to the family, friends, and colleagues he loved; devoted to the country in which he served; and loyal to the causes which he championed in law enforcement. Thus, in our life, may he live on, to our great comfort, to the betterment of Your creation, and to the furthering of Your most Holy Will.

Heavenly Father, be with the family, friends, and colleagues of this fallen hero. Comfort them and give them Your strength. Guide those who seek to take care of the family of this hero. May those empowered to do so, care for them with integrity. In commemorating the death of this hero, help those who mourn to remember that death is not the end. Death does not have the final say, but is simply the transition to the glorious life to come. They should look forward to that life to come with joy and thanksgiving.

Almighty God, we ask that you grant us a deeper appreciation of the efforts of all law enforcement officers who serve our communities, states, and country daily. For their dedication to our security, order and peace, we give You thanks. May they be encouraged in their work which benefits us all. Help us to grow that spirit of community that will make their job both easy and fulfilling. And now may our fellowship together and Your blessing today bring a renewed sense of joy to each of us. Amen.

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God." [Matthew 5:9 ESV]

"Greater love has no one than this that someone lay down his life for his friends." [John 15:13 ESV]

Pastor Steven R. Closs, B.S.B.S., LOICM, MNACM, AMCHC
The Prayer Ministry of the Cross
Merrimack, NH 03054
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry of the Gospel”
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers

Captain Steven R. Closs (Retired)
Nashua NH Police Department

November 24, 2017

No words can describe how I feel about losing another brother. When does the madness end. Heartfelt sorrow for your family, friends, co-workers and Public Safety Professionals in your area.
Rest in Peace Now Brother Eric

Cpl Jesse Cook (Retired)
Georgia Department of Natural Resources - Law Enforcement Division

November 24, 2017

The most giving man. He would do anything for our students in the Brandon School District. Was such a positive force.

Citizen Fay Carmona
Citizen

November 24, 2017

Rest with God Deputy Overall. Your dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice will not be forgotten. Prayers for your family during this time in their lives.

retired Police Officer Bob Lester
Midland Texas Police Department

November 24, 2017

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 24, 2017

RIP brother and thank you for you service.

My prayers are with your family and friends.

Lt. Chris van Niekerk
Military Vet. X SADF 32 Battalion South Africa

November 24, 2017

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr., ASAC
Federal Air Marshal Service

November 24, 2017

Rip in peace sir. Thank you for your SERVICE

Paramedic retired Mike Bail
Show me safety Consulting LLC

November 24, 2017

My prayers surround all of you. RIP Sir, Thank you for your service.

Lt Sheila Peters
Alger County Sheriff

November 24, 2017

R.I.P. My brother, may your family be blessed and remember you as the hero are.

SSgt Dan Martin
Beaufort County Sheriff's Officer

November 24, 2017

Sheriff Eric, you lost your life in a most horrible way, in the hands of an evil man, much like the way Jesus died on the cross. You served God well, you served him for many years, and now, you earn your reward. May our all-loving, all-generous Lord grant you peace and immerse you in His Divine Mercy.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

November 24, 2017

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall and the extended law enforcement family of the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Michigan.

End of Watch: Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your memory.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

November 24, 2017

On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall and the extended law enforcement family of the Oakland County Sheriff's Office, Michigan.

End of Watch: Thursday, November 23, 2017.

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your memory.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

November 24, 2017

may HIS light shine perpetual upon his face

Chief Jim Allen (Retired)
Mobile County Child Support Enforcement
Mobile County, Alabama

November 24, 2017

Lord, please be with the Family in this very difficult time. Rest easy Brother In Law, your watch is over. IM very sorry.

SGT John L Gulledge Ret
Escambia County Sheriff Office (FL)

November 24, 2017

Rest in Peace Brother, Thank you for your service. You won’t be forgotten.

Blessed are the peacemakers: For they shall be called the children of God.

Matthew 5:9

Jerry Matalone #8046 (Retired)
Des Moines, Iowa Police Department

November 24, 2017

This is a Thanksgiving we will all never forget. My Soul HEART goes out to his fellow brothers in sisters in the badge, and to his family. GOD has plans and we never know what they are, but I guarantee you there is a reason. Be strong in the LORD our GOD for he will carry you through this time. Shed your tears, hug your loved ones and always remember as a Nation, we are here for you all.

Sheriff John S Wilson
Clare County Sheriff Office

November 24, 2017

As a Law Enforcement and US Military Police Operations professional allow me to express my deepest condolences to your family, your friends and your agency. May you Rest In Peace with confidence and assurance.

Rest well after a job well done in service to others. Your watch is over now and may your entire family as well as our extended law enforcement Family and Friends take comfort in knowing that We Will Take It from here.

Oz
850.933.8511

Sergeant First Class David Charles Osborne (OZ)
United States Army
Military Police Operations
200th Military Police Command

November 24, 2017

LORD bless the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Eric Overall. May they have courage and strength to face the days ahead...

Dr. Harold & Madeline Altman
Survivor: Deputy Sheriff Harold Michael Altman

November 24, 2017

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