Deputy Sheriff Oakley Webb

Deputy Sheriff Oakley Webb

Hamilton County Sheriff's Department, Illinois

End of Watch Friday, February 13, 1976

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Oakley Webb

Deputy Oakley Webb died of a heart attack as he was pursuing two runaway boys from the A. L. Bowen Children’s Center in Harrisburg.

Deputy Webb was found about 100 yards away from his parked patrol car, on Illinois Route 14, approximately four miles west of McLeansboro.

Deputy Webb had served with the Hamilton County Sheriff's Department for six years. He was survived by his wife, three sons, four brothers and three sisters. Deputy Webb was buried at IOOF McLeansboro.


  • Age 63
  • Tour 6 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Deputy Sheriff Webb, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 28, 2020

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