Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Cosby H. Whitted, Jr.

Louisville Police Department, Kentucky

End of Watch Friday, August 23, 1963

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Reflections for Patrolman Cosby H. Whitted, Jr.

Rest in peace Patrolman Whitted. I was wondering if you were related to a news writer Charles Whitted in Miami, Florida?

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 30, 2017

Rest in peace Patrolman Whitted. I was wondering if you were related to a news writer Charles Whitted in Mami, Florida?

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

March 30, 2017

This is for Kevin Whitted:

My father, Dudley Conner, Sr. was Officer Whitted's partner for several months before Dad left the Louisville Police Dept. to go into the insurance business. I recall Officer Whitted and his wife coming to our house in PRP for cookouts. My dad was very fond of Cosby. Dad had been off the police dept. for only a few months when he was driving his car, listening to the radio and heard the radio broadcaster announce that a police officer had been killed that day on his motorcycle. Dad said he instinctively knew it was Cosby. Cosby died on Aug. 23, 1963, my 13th birthday. I will never forget the great sadness when we paid our respects at the funeral home. I have always wondered about Officer Whitted's remaining family.

Dad died Dec. 29, 2009. A year or so after his death, I started thinking about Cosby Whitted, and went on the Internet to see what I could find. I was surprised to find that my dad posted the following on April 8, 2007, on the website www.supportingheroes.org. He had never mentioned doing this.

Left by Dudley Conner, Sr on Sunday, April 8th, 2007

Cosby Whitted was my partner for several months, he was one of the best partners I had while I was with LPD, I left in 1963 for the insurance industry he was killed a short time later, REST EASY, SLEEP WELL MY BROTHER you will not be forgotten.
Dudley Conner, Sr
[email protected]

There is another tribute on the supporting heros website for Cosby H. Whitted, Jr. that you might like to read.

Kevin, please let me know if you come across this reflection. I would like to know whether or not you read it.

Thank you.

Jean Conner Grawemeyer
[email protected]

Jean Grawemeyer
Daughter of Officer Whitted's partner

July 9, 2014

Uncle Buddy,

I never had the opportunity to know you because you died four months before I was born. I know that my dad and uncle miss their brother very much. I wish that I had known you. You died too young. Thank you for your service.

Your nephew,
Kevin Whitted

Kevin Whitted
nephew

July 20, 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 50th 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

April 11, 2013

Patrolman Whitted,
On today, the 44th anniversary of your death, I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but for our Country as well when you served in the USAF.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

August 23, 2006

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer D.Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

August 23, 2006

Motorman, Thank you for your service. You will never be forgotten. Rest Well.

Senior Motor Officer M. Thurmond
MPD

August 23, 2006

Rest in peace, Sir! You are not forgotten.

Police Officer

August 4, 2006

PATROLMAN WHITTED MAY GOD BLESS YOU.

GILBERT DANIEL

September 7, 2005

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