Justice of the Peace Samuel Arthur Funkhouser

Justice of the Peace Samuel Arthur Funkhouser

Shenandoah County Circuit Court, Virginia

End of Watch Monday, March 7, 1927

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Samuel Arthur Funkhouser

Justice of the Peace Samuel Funkhouser succumbed to a gunshot wound sustained two months earlier after responding to a home to investigate reports of a domestic disturbance.

When he arrived at the home he was shot and mortally wounded by the intoxicated male subject.

Justice Funkhouser had served with the Shenandoah County Circuit Court for three years. He was survived by his wife and three children.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Incident Date Monday, December 27, 1926
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Not available

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Justice Funkhouser,
On today, the 90th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Shenandoah County.


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March 7, 2017

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