Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff Charlie Ashby Gum

Bath County Sheriff's Office, Virginia

End of Watch Saturday, December 7, 1929

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Reflections for Sheriff Charlie Ashby Gum

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD, eow 4/24/05

December 7, 2011

Sheriff, your example still shines on those that have followed you. We put you on the highest peak to watch over us at all times. No higher sacrifice has ever been paid!!!!

Deputy J Grimm
Staunton Sheriff/previous Bath Sheriff

May 2, 2007

May you continue to rest in eternal peace......

Senior Officer D. W. Reichhardt
Waverly (Va.) Police Department

December 7, 2006


On behalf of the men and women of the Virginia State University Police Department, our thoughts and prayers to the Gum family and the Bath County Sheriff's Office.


Virginia State University Police Department

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