Deputy Sheriff Billy F. "Bubba" Kennedy

Deputy Sheriff Billy F. "Bubba" Kennedy

Upton County Sheriff's Department, Texas

End of Watch Wednesday, October 2, 2013

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Billy F. "Bubba" Kennedy

Deputy Sheriff Billy Kennedy was shot and killed after responding to a larceny call at a convenience store on South Burleson Avenue, in McCamey, at approximately 11:15 pm.

After he arrived at the scene he encountered a male subject and the two exchanged gunfire. Despite being mortally wounded, Deputy Kennedy was able to return fire and wounded the suspect.

In June 2019 the subject was convicted of Deputy Kennedy's murder and was sentenced to death.

Deputy Kennedy had served in law enforcement for 14 years. He is survived by his wife and two sons.


  • Age 38
  • Tour 14 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Sentenced to death


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Hope to meet you at the gates made of pearl... I enjoyed working with you, and will remember you always, brother!

Angel Hernandez
Bailiff 441st District court

June 26, 2019

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