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Deputy Sheriff Edward Smith

Pinal County Sheriff's Office, Arizona

End of Watch Tuesday, August 3, 1948

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Edward Smith

He was my Grandfather. I grew up hearing stories about him from my father William Edward Smith. My Dad looks just like his father, Ed and my little brother does too. RIP

Sandy Smith-Griffin
Grandaughter

January 15, 2018

End smith was my grandfather he is loved and missed

sharon stroup
granddaughter

March 31, 2017

We are looking for all family survivors from Pinal County Sheriff’s Office, Florence Arizona. The Pinal County Sheriff’s Office holds an annual memorial service the first Thursday in May, and we would like to mail surviving family invitations to be able to view the service via live scan or in person. Please contact me at Pinal County Sheriff’s Office.

Admin. Assistant Deborah Lopez
PINAL COUNTY SHERIFF'S OFFICE

September 2, 2016

I would of loved to of known my grandfather, and grandmother mattie, as well. but both of them left this world way before their time. I am looking to locate any of my mothers family, marie's sisters, or my uncle travis. i am having a difficult time obtaining a birth certificate, and need some information. I was adopted by ellen and ray stroup in 1963, and was told my mother gave birth to me in a unwed mothers home, and that there is no record of my birth, well according to vital statistic's in calif, there is no record of my birth naming marie and ray as my parents. is it possible that i was taken from my mother and not legally adopted? I am having health problem, and need this information, you can contact me at , or write me at . amy i would love to meet you, i am ed's oldest granddaughter, and have no family contact, please feel free to call or write.

Oldest Grandaughter, Sharon Johnson,

August 28, 2013

My name is Sharon Stroup, aka Sheryl Elkinsl. My mother was Francis Lorene Smith/Frasier. Ed smith was my grandfather. My mother passed Dec of 2005. I have no family left. I often think about, Ed and Mattie, and My family, and wish I could get in touch with Sue or any other family, I am married and living in Corinth, Mississippi. I am now a Johnson, But I am very proud to say that I am relation to such a hero as Ed Smith, I was fortunate enough to get to know his two brothers William Smith of Ft Stockton, TX, and Rueben Smith of OR. family please contact me.

Sharon Ann Stroup/Johnson
GRANDAUGHTERZ

August 7, 2013

My Family still talked about Ed as they remembered his time with my Sister and the night of his death. He is remembered fondly as we also are a family of law enforcement in California.

Sue Myers Akin retired CDC
Sister in Law to Ed Smith

January 27, 2013

My Sister Mattie Mae was married to Ed Smith at the time if his death
Travis and Ricky were my Nephews. I would love to hear from family of Ed Smith.

Sue Myers Akin
Sister-in-law to Ed Smith

January 27, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 65th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged 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

January 27, 2013

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

July 15, 2012

I am Ed Smith's grandaughter, would love to know more, thanks!!

Amy Smith
Grandaughter

March 30, 2012

We would love to locate family members to invite them to our annual memorial service each year in May, 1st Thursday of the month. Please conact me if you are or know any surviving family members. As a survivor myself I know the importance of honoring our fallen hero's.

Deborah Lopez
Pinal County Sheriff

March 22, 2011

Deputy Sheriff Smith,
On today, the 60th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Pinal County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

August 3, 2008

Rest in Peace, Deputy Smith. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 17, 2008

Remembering a fellow deputy on the anniversary of his death 59 years later. Rest in peace.

Belia Fessenden
pcso retired #112

August 6, 2007

A fallen hero! His bravery to re-capture evil that flees from justice, he made the ultimate sacrifice. Rest in peace, justice has been served.

Deputy Todd Englin
Pinal County Sheriff's Office,Az

December 7, 2003

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