Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Royce Melvin Anderson

Harris County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Monday, October 26, 1981

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Royce Melvin Anderson


I know it’s been awhile and since then Thomas has passed. If you still interested in talking please let me know. 214-892-9047


Christopher Anderson

December 29, 2022

Deputy Sheriff Anderson, rest in peace.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

February 18, 2021

Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 36th anniversary of your E.O.W. You are not forgotten.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 26, 2017

time flies by but not fast enough to erase my memory of you! your not forgotten brother you and you family are in my heart forever REST IN PEACE ROYCE ANDERSON


October 26, 2016

well its 520am oct 26 34 years ago word had just come down that you had passed.Such a sad day in our lives spent most of the night with your family at the hospital wish i had stayed there maybe you could have pulled thru . I think of you almost everyday in one way or another and still feel the sadness when i do. REST IN PEACE ROYCE . PRAYERS for your family your boys have grown into fine young men you can be proud days here are almost done it gets harder harder to justify hanging on. keep you eyes open for me my time is near


October 26, 2015

Every time I drive down I-45 at Mt. Houston I think of you Royce.
To your sons I want to tell them your DAD was a great guy and friend to my family. My Brother David Maxwell and Royce met and became friends long before he joined the force. He was at our house often.. I remember one night Royce, my brother and I went to an all night Clint Eastwood festival at the drive in movie. All the old spaghetti westerns Eastwood stared in. I think of your Dad often and wondered how you boys were doing growing up.

Take care and know your Dad has not been forgotten!
Judy Maxwell

Judy Maxwell
Family Friend

August 12, 2015

"Duty is Ours, Results are Gods"
John Quincy Adams

Driver operator R. Anderson
Oldest son

November 22, 2014

Its hard to believe its been 33 years. Time never heals completely. As a Firefighter/ Medic I am reminded all the time of the all too frequent LODD. At my station, on a LODD, wall I keep track of all the FF LODD because we vowed to "NEVER FORGET". I started this cause it helps me pay honor to those who have died. The same honor that was paid to you. I tried hard to stay out of the public service line of work, but the call won me over. I have a photo of you on the inside of my locker at the station to remind to stay safe and "Everyone Goes Home" I love you very much and miss you greatly. P.S. all of my uniform shirts have R. Anderson printed on them. #479

Driver operator R. Anderson
Oldest son

November 22, 2014

still in my thoughts partner!! Time continues on wish I could have done more know that you are remembered

Rusty Eberhart

October 26, 2014

another year partner hope your resting easy !
looks like my time here is almost over save my spot should be along soon, this time you get to drive :)

R Eberhart Friend and Partner to
Royce Anderson HCSO EOW 10/26/81

October 27, 2013

Heroes live forever, Deputy Anderson, and we will never forget. Thank you for the sacrifice you made for the citizens of Harris County and the great State of Texas.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

October 26, 2013

Rest in peace, Deputy Anderson. Your service and sacrifice to the citizens of Harris County and the great State of Texas are not forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

October 26, 2012

It seems like yesterday I was rushing to help you but I was so
far away it took forever to reach you. I don't know why it took
so long to get you medical help,I don't know why Life Flight wasn't
available. I can only conclude that God needed you on the streets
Heaven. Rest in Peace Royce you will not be forgotten

Rusty Eberhart Partner and Friend

October 26, 2012

Rip Uncle Royce your brother named his youngest son after a great man I never got to meet.

Royce T Anderson

March 12, 2012

Another year partner know that you are still in my thoughts
and prayers.

R.Eberhart Partner and Friend to
Royce Anderson HCSO, Tx EOW 10/26/81

October 26, 2011

Rest in Peace Deputy Anderson. You are never forgotten.

Greater Houston C.O.P.S.

October 26, 2011

Thinking of you and your family
God Bless and Rest in Peace my brother

Rusty Eberhart
Friend and Partner

April 17, 2011

Tuck Or Bubba My name is Christopher Trink Anderson. I know nothing of you or Eberheart. I only know what I was told. Thomas has been great help with my closer I guess. I just want to know more about my father out side of his family.I am not the same person at home that I am at work. I love my father deeply but don't remember that much sometimes I make up my own memories of him just to make my self fell better. Did you run the neighborhoods which I grew up or that he grew up. I will leave my contact info, and would love to talk to you please contact me at [email protected] or 214-234-6543. I'm not looking for closer because I know that you may not be able to give it to me but I lost m father at 6 years old not enough time to know him like ya'll did please contact me if you wanna talk. And Thomas thank you for so much already. I know this may be hard for you also thanks again.

Christopher T. Anderson

Youngest son Christopher Trink Anderson

December 16, 2010

I attended the HCSO Academy with Royce and worked at the Rehab and Patrol with him. He was my car share partner and a good friend. My reserve partner was with him the night of this terrible event. Royce and I use to run in his neighborhood off of Aldine Bender. He not only was a good officer but was a good friend. He bragged about his boys all the time. To this day me and my reserve partner miss him very much and after 31 years of law enforcement he is still on my mind every day.

Sergeant Kenneth "Bubba: Tuck
Texas Highway Patrol

December 11, 2010

I attended the HCSO Academy with Royce and worked the Rehab and Patrol in District 2 with him. He was a good friend and we use to run in his neighborhood. He was my car share partner. My reserve partner was with him when this tragic event happened. It still haunts me and my ex partner to this day. I am retired now and I would like to make contact with one of his Boys that he so much bragged about. After 31 years of Law Enforcement I still consider him one of the best.

Sergeant Kenneth "Bubba" Tuck Retired
Texas Department of Public Safety

December 11, 2010

Sorry I missed your EOW date it wasn't because I forgot
did not have a computer available to me.
Been in contact with your family after all these years
your sons have grown into fine young men I'm sure your
very proud of them. Hope to meet them soon. I've only
recently found the location of your resting place
plan on visiting soon.You are not forgotten
Rest in Peace my Brother

R Eberhart
Friendand Partner

October 27, 2010

Royce just letting you know your in my thoughts
and your family are in my prayers.

To Chris I would be honored to speak with you about your dad


August 31, 2010

Thomas you do or seem to have know my father. Everyday I live with the pain of losing my father. To have read the things that you have posted, suggest to me that we have meet. I am asking a favor from you. I know that you as I also lost something that night. I would like to get in touch with you if that would be possible. I understand that it may be hard to talk an will be patient,I just would like to get to know more about my father and your relationship with him. It seems we may have meet more then once. If you can see it in your heart please contact me.

And Dad you will forever be in my heart gonna be thirty years since your call to the lord. Miss you so much and will always love you. You have four beautiful gradchildren that I am sure your looking over I am talking to them about you and continuing the Anderson last name and hopefully making you proud Love you.

Chris Anderson

Christopher T. Anderson
Youngest son

August 19, 2010

Was fishing today and found myself where we fished
with your boys the last time.It got me thinking
of you and your family.I know its been a long
time since the Lord called you home just wanted
to let you know I still think of you and your
family often.
Rest in Peace my Brother.


April 23, 2010

You and I were so young when you
left this world, I try everyday
to find memories of you
I sometimes make them up just to
make myself happy
You are the man that I hope I can
grow up to be
But it is so hard to fill your shoes
Because without you here I don't have
a path to fallow,
To see what you were like and to see
how you lived I would give anything
I could, You died an Honarable man
someday I hope to live the same and
leave this world and leave behind
a wonderful memory as you did.

Christopher Trink Anderson

Christoper Trink Anderson

January 30, 2010

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