Sheriff Dewitt William Ormsby

Sheriff Dewitt William Ormsby

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Tuesday, January 5, 1943

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Dewitt William Ormsby

Sheriff Dewitt Ormsby was killed in an automobile accident while on duty.

Sheriff Ormsby had served with the agency for 12 years and was survived by his wife and four children. He is buried at the Eastside Cemetery in Rockingham, North Carolina.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 12 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the 79th 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 who was murdered in the the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

January 5, 2012

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