Sheriff William B. Ramsey

Sheriff William B. Ramsey

Lucas County Sheriff's Office, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, June 28, 1889

William B. Ramsey

Sheriff Ramsey was shot and killed when he responded to investigate reports of a man threatening a neighbor. When he arrived at the scene the man fatally shot him. The suspect was shot and killed by another citizen.

Sheriff Ramsey had served with the agency for 1 year. He was survived by his wife and six children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

July 4, 2015

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