Sheriff James D. "Dee" Stewart

Sheriff James D. "Dee" Stewart

Spalding County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, July 3, 2011

James D. "Dee" Stewart

Sheriff Dee Stewart succumbed to injuries sustained 10 days earlier when his patrol vehicle was struck by another vehicle at the intersection of Moose Lodge Road and Highway 19/41 in Griffin.

Sheriff Stewart was turning off of Moose Lodge Road when he was struck by the other vehicle. The other vehicle was being driven by his grandson, who also serves with the Spalding County Sheriff's Department but was off duty. The sheriff was flown to Atlanta Medical Center where he remained until succumbing to his injuries on July 3rd.

Sheriff Stewart had served in law enforcement for 40 years. Before being elected sheriff he served with the Griffin Police Department.

Bio

  • Age 63
  • Tour 40 years
  • Badge 101

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Thursday, June 23, 2011

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John 5:28, 29 - "Do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out". I pray that everyone can find peace in knowing that we will see this officer as well as many others again in Paradise soon. Until then, please accept my condolences.

A.W. Montgomery
Concerned Citizen

September 18, 2018

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