Sheriff Guy Mercer

Sheriff Guy Mercer

Texas County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Saturday, December 11, 1948

Guy Mercer

Sheriff Mercer was killed in an automobile south of Amarillo, Texas, while transporting a prisoner from Tahoka, Texas, back to Oklahoma. The prisoner was also killed in the accident and Sheriff Mercer died two days later.

Sheriff Mercer had served with the Texas County Sheriff's Office for 8 years. He is survived by his wife and child.


  • Age 50
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Location Texas
  • Incident Date Thursday, December 9, 1948

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Sheriff Mercer,
On today, the 68th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the U.S. Army during World Wars I and II-especially when you were a member of the 2nd "Indian Head" Infantry Division. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

December 11, 2016

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