Deputy Sheriff Reuben D. Coleman

Deputy Sheriff Reuben D. Coleman

Grayson County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Friday, July 8, 1881

Reuben D. Coleman

Deputy Coleman was shot and killed as he and other deputies attempted to take a suspect into custody. The suspect was wanted in the murder of Constable Dallas Hodges, of the Grayson County Constable's Office - Precinct 7, two months earlier.

One of the suspects was subsequently murdered by another outlaw.

Deputy Coleman served been with the agency for 3 years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 29
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Murdered

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Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Reuben D. Coleman. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Grayson County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the scum that murdered you shall forever burn in the lake of fire.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

July 8, 2016

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