Village Marshal Roy N. Painter

Village Marshal Roy N. Painter

Hanoverton Village Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Tuesday, July 13, 1965

Roy N. Painter

Marshal Painter was killed in an automobile accident on Route 30 while on patrol. Several witnesses reported Marshal Painter attempting to stop a speeding vehicle prior to the accident.

Marshal Painter held a dual role as a Columbiana County constable in addition to the being the Hanoverton Village marshal. He had served as a constable for over 15 years.

He was a US Army veteran of WWII and was the recipient of the Purple Heart. He was survived by his wife, three daughters, two sons, and his father.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 15 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 48th anniversary year 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) Officer Larry Lasater

January 7, 2013

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