Deputy U.S. Marshal R. W. "Dick" Townsend

Deputy U.S. Marshal R. W. "Dick" Townsend

United States Department of Justice - United States Marshals Service, U.S. Government

End of Watch Saturday, April 3, 1886

R. W. "Dick" Townsend

Deputy U.S. Marshal Dick Townsend was shot and killed near the intersection of E. Morningside Street at Main Street in Forth Worth, Tarrant County, Texas.

He also served as a Special Deputy for the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Location Texas
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Not available

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Your heroism and service is honored today, the one hundred and twenty third 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

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasat

April 3, 2009

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