Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Corporal George Don Peeler

South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, South Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, February 26, 1989

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Reflections for Corporal George Don Peeler

Rest in peace Corporal Peeler.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

September 23, 2020

I would like to add a reprise to my reflection I wasn't aware of all the people who had sent there thoughts and prayers too my father . thank you so much .

Douglas Peeler , survivor

September 17, 2013

I was so heart warmed when I found tis site and saw my father being honored . first I would like to thank Phyllis loya for the kind wonderful words you gave to my father he truly was a great man and the best dad a son could ever ask for . its been 24 yeas ago now that I lost the greatest father a son could ask for , and not a day goes by I don't think about how he touched so many lives and dedicated his life to law enforcement and working day and night along with my mother to make sure I was taken care of, that I will never forget. im an adult now 45 years old and still hold dear the values he instilled in me . I love you dad , and thank you for everything you did and I only hope im a fraction of the man today you were back then .

Douglas Peeler , survivor

September 17, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 21rst anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 26, 2010

Corporal Peeler thank you for your service to the citizens of South Carolina. It has been 20 years since the end of your watch and you have not been forgotten. May you continue to rest in peace and may God continue to bless your family.

State Constable J.L. Green
S.C. State Constables

February 26, 2009

Thank You for having served the Carolina Community.

Maj M. B. Parlor

February 26, 2008



February 20, 2008

"The Badge"
He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.
He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.
Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.
He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.
His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.
He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.
And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.
But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.
Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.
Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.
So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.
In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.
Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.
Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
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Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

November 16, 2007

17 yrs. and not to be forgotten. God Bless the Peeler family.

Ret. PO
City of Miami PD Fla.

September 5, 2006

Thank you for your service. Your
memory lives on.
Lynn Kole
Washington State

March 20, 2005



February 26, 2004

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