Deputy Sheriff Jesse James Styers

Deputy Sheriff Jesse James Styers

Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, January 13, 1935

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Jesse James Styers

Deputy Sheriff Jesse Styers succumbed to injuries sustained at about 5:00 am on October 29th, 1934, when he was involved in a single vehicle crash while serving civil papers.

He had just left his home, located at the intersection of Rural Hall Road and Germanton Road, when his car left the roadway and struck a utility pole.

He suffered a fractured skull in the crash and remained hospitalized until passing away.

Deputy Styers had served with the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office for eight years. He was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 48
  • Tour 8 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash
  • Incident Date Monday, October 29, 1934

civil papers, routine driving

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Deputy Sheriff Styers,
On today, the 82nd anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Forsythe County.


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January 13, 2017

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