Deputy Sheriff Rex E. Faux

Deputy Sheriff Rex E. Faux

Summit County Sheriff's Office, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, July 16, 1933

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Rex E. Faux

Deputy Sheriff Rex Faux was killed in a vehicle crash as he and another deputy returned to Akron after responding to a robbery in Loyal Oak.

They were driving on the Akron-Wadsworth Road when the patrol car's steering column failed, causing the car to leave the roadway and crash into a concrete culvert at Wolf Creek. The deputy riding with him was able to free himself from the wreckage and wave down a passing motorist. Both deputies were taken to St. Thomas Hospital where Deputy Faux was pronounced dead.


  • Age 29
  • Tour Not available
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Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

mechanical failure

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Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

July 16, 2020

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