Sheriff A. W. "Bud" Felker

Sheriff A. W. "Bud" Felker

McCurtain County Sheriff's Office, Oklahoma

End of Watch Monday, August 14, 1922

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A. W. "Bud" Felker

Sheriff Bud Felker was shot and killed when he was ambushed in Wright City, Oklahoma, while attempting to arrest a double murder suspect. The suspect was also shot and killed in the shootout.

Sheriff Felker had been with the agency for 18 months.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 1 year, 6 months
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Gun; Unknown type
  • Offender Shot and killed

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 91rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

February 21, 2013

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