Game Warden George Harold Whatley, Jr.

Game Warden George Harold Whatley, Jr.

Texas Parks and Wildlife Department - Law Enforcement Division, Texas

End of Watch Friday, October 10, 2008

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George Harold Whatley, Jr.

Game Warden George Whatley suffered a fatal heart attack while participating in a required physical fitness assessment at Fort Stockton High School. He and several other game wardens had completed a series of physical exercises when he stated he felt ill.

He went to a shaded area to sit down and rest. A short time later he was found slumped over. Another game warden with paramedic training immediately tended to him as rescue crews were called. He was transported to Fort Stockton Hospital where he passed away approximately one hour later.

Game Warden Whatley had served with the agency for 1 year. He is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 1 year
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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Warden Whatley,
On today, the 10th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Texas. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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October 10, 2018

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