Sheriff Theodore Virgil Garner

Sheriff Theodore Virgil Garner

Loudon County Sheriff's Office, Tennessee

End of Watch Tuesday, July 31, 1951

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Theodore Virgil Garner

Sheriff Theodore Garner was killed in an automobile crash at about 8:00 pm while returning from transporting a juvenile to the State Industrial School in Nashville.

His vehicle left the roadway on Highway 41 one mile from Monteagle and it plunged 100-feet down a steep embankment.

Sheriff Garner had served with the Loudon County Sheriff's Office for one year and had previously served as a Lenoir County constable for 12 years. He was survived by his wife, three daughters, father, two brothers, and four sisters.


  • Age 43
  • Tour 13 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

routine driving

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Rest in peace always knowing your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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

July 31, 2020

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