Game Warden Willie A. Shingler

Game Warden Willie A. Shingler

Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Mississippi

End of Watch Tuesday, November 13, 1962

Willie A. Shingler

Game Warden Willie Shingler drowned after his 14-foot patrol boat capsized in the Yazoo River, near Vicksburg. He was patrolling for wildlife violations at the time.

His body wasn't recovered until the following day.

Warden Shingler had served with the agency for two years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 46
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Officer Shingler your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to the Citizens of and The Great State of Mississippi! Continue to Rest in Peace.
Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one’s life for his friends. John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

November 13, 2015

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