Sheriff Theodore Shelton Cherry

Sheriff Theodore Shelton Cherry

Clay County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Sunday, July 6, 1913

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Theodore Shelton Cherry

Sheriff Cherry was shot and killed while questioning a suspect who was carrying a shotgun. The suspect fled the scene but was later shot and killed by a citizen posse.

Sheriff Cherry had served as sheriff for 2 years. He was survived by his wife, two daughters, and two sons.


  • Age 36
  • Tour 2 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Shotgun
  • Offender Shot and killed

suspicious person

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No passage of time will ever erase your memory, service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

July 6, 2020

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