Deputy Sheriff W. A. "Dick" Worley

Deputy Sheriff W. A. "Dick" Worley

Stephens County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Thursday, July 21, 1921

W. A. "Dick" Worley

Deputy Dick Worley was shot and killed after he and the sheriff responded to a call involving a drunk man shooting his gun. When the officers approached the man a shootout ensued in which Deputy Worley and the suspect were both killed.

Deputy Worley was survived by his wife and five children.


  • Age 62
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 92nd anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 14, 2013

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