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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Sheriff Felker,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of McCurtain County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


United States Border Patrol

August 14, 2022

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