Policeman Billy Lee Sizemore

Policeman Billy Lee Sizemore

Chillicothe Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, September 16, 1963

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Billy Lee Sizemore

Policeman Billy Sizemore was killed in an automobile crash when his patrol car collided with a fire truck at the intersection of Third Street and Washington Street at 5:45 p.m.

Both vehicles were responding to the same fire when the accident occurred.

Policeman Sizemore was a United States Marine Corps Reserve veteran and served with the Chillicothe Police Department for three years. He was survived by his wife, two sons, two daughters, his father, and seven siblings.


  • Age 30
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge 14
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

emergency response, automobile accident, vehicle crash, fire

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Officer Sizemore,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMCR. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

September 16, 2023

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