Sheriff Odis Yoho

Sheriff Odis Yoho

Harrison County Sheriff's Department, Ohio

End of Watch Saturday, March 8, 1958

Odis Yoho

Sheriff Yoho was killed in an automobile accident on Route 22 near Cadiz, Ohio, while responding to a disturbance at a local tavern. Another vehicle crossed the center line and struck Sheriff Yoho's patrol car head-on, causing it to burst into flames. The driver of the other car was also killed.

Sheriff Yoho was a WWI veteran and was serving his second term as sheriff. He had previously served as a deputy sheriff for 8 years. He was survived by his wife, three daughters, six grandchildren, brother, and two sisters.


  • Age 59
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sheriff Odis Yoho of the Harrison County Sheriff's Department, Ohio and the additional 54 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

March 8, 2018

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