Deputy Sheriff James Stubblefield

Deputy Sheriff James Stubblefield

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Saturday, July 8, 1899

James Stubblefield

Deputy James Stubblefield succumbed to gunshot wound sustained two days earlier while attempting to arrest a man on an outstanding warrant.

When Deputy Stubblefield encountered the man, the man attempted to leave the scene. When the deputy told him a second time that he was under arrest the man pulled out his pistol and fired, mortally wounding Deputy Stubblefield.

The suspect shot and killed Deputy Bill Lewis two months later as the deputy attempted to arrest him.


  • Age Not available
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Thursday, July 6, 1899
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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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 15, 2015

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