Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff's Sergeant Roosevelt Walker, Jr.

Escambia County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Friday, May 22, 1998

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Reflections for Sheriff's Sergeant Roosevelt Walker, Jr.

To a true friend, Roosevelt. I can't find the words to express my true feelings of how much you meant to my family and me. You were truly a good friend and always knew the right words to say to put things in perspective. I love you "Big Brother" rest on in peace until we are back together again in the presence of the Lord.

Frances Coleman Lovelace Kennedy
A Friend In Deed

April 24, 2013

Hello My Darling Roosevelt,

Another year is upon us and my heart still aches at losing you. I cannot believe it has been 14 years since you held me in your arms, 14 years since I have seen your beautiful smile, and 14 years of not having you here with me....I miss you Ro and I will always, always, always LOVE YOU from the bottom of heart. Continue to rest in the Loving arms of Jesus.

Your wife,

Renee Walker

Renee Walker
Wife

April 23, 2013

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD & GRANDDAD!

We Love You!

Roosevelt, III, (Grandkids: Quanisha, Roman & Dylan)
Rani (Grandaughter, Jaslene Renee)

Continue to Rest In Peace

Roosevelt and Rani Walker
Son and Daughter

September 17, 2012

Roosevelt

HAPPY BIRTHDAY! You will always be the light of my existence. I Love you more today than yesterday. May God's Angels continue to keep you in their loving arms. Continue to Rest In Peace. I Love You!

Renee, your wife

Renee
Wife

September 17, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 14th 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 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.

I pray for solace for all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections, and your wife for sharing your love story.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

May 22, 2012

We will never forget the heroes who gave their all for us, and you sir are a hero... Continue to rest in peace Sergeant Walker.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure
EOW 08/06/02
Union County SO, Lake Butler, FL

May 22, 2012

Rest in Peace, Sergeant Walker. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 9, 2012

Hi Sweetheart

Your grandson (Roman Messiah) turned 4 years old yesterday! Although you did not meet him officially, I know you see him now. He looks so much like you and your son, Roosevelt, III. Your granddaughter, (Jaslene Renee) will be 4 years old November 2. They look at your pictures all the time and say "that's my paw paw, he's in heaven". Continue to watch over us my darling.....We will always Love You.

Renee

Renee Walker
Escambia County Sheriff, Pensacola, Florida

October 19, 2011

Hello Sweetheart:

I just wanted to say HAPPY BIRTHDAY! I Love You and continue to Rest In Peace.

Renee

Renee Walker, Wife
Escambia County Sheriff, Florida

September 16, 2011

Everytime I come to this site.....my heart sinks with sorrow...it has been 13 long years without you in my life. I know you watch over me constantly, and for that, I thank you. I see you smiling.....then I smile, knowing I am embraced by your presence. I Love You.

Renee Walker
Wife

September 13, 2011

Thanks for your service Sergeant. 13 years later, know that you are still remembered. Continue to watch over your family.

Anonymous
Anonymous

September 8, 2011

Hi June

I was thinking a lot of you today, maybe because I know your 53rd Birthday is this month, but mostly because I so tremendously miss and love you. RIP My Love.

Renee

Renee Walker
Wife

September 7, 2011

Hello My Husband and Friend!

Another year has come and gone and my heart still weaps with sorrow. I miss you so much. I have to constantly remind myself that God just wanted you home. Continue to Rest In Peace my Love.

Your Wife Forever,

Renee

Renee Walker
Wife

August 26, 2011

Divine Presence

He came to me in the morning

As His laughter rang in my ears
Get up! Get Up the day is young
Rise NOW and damn your fears!

Well, He came to me in the midday

As I wandered all forlorn
Move on, Take heed!
I heard him shout
Before this day be gone..

He returned to me in the afternoon

As the sun began to sink
Lift up your head, walk tall and proud
Who cares what others think?

Then, He came to me in the evening

He told me I’d done my best
He placed His arms around my form
In Him I’ll take my rest…

© Alison Stormwolf

I Will Always Love You Sgt. Roosevelt Walker, Jr.

Renee Walker
Wife

March 21, 2011

Good men must die, but death can not kill their names

---Proverbs

I Will Always Love You Sgt. Walker!

Renee Walker
Wife

March 21, 2011

"There is nothing sweeter in the world of existence than prayer. Man must live in a state of prayer. The most blessed condition is the condition of prayer and supplication. Prayer is conversation with God. The greatest attainment or the sweetest state is none other than conversation with God. It creates spirituality, creates mindfulness and celestial feelings, begets new attractions of the Kingdom and engenders the susceptibilities of the higher intelligence."

-- 'Abdu'l-Baha

I will always love you Roosevelt Walker, Jr.

Renee Walker
Wife

March 11, 2011

To My Loving Brother,

I miss you with everything inside of my being and my heart is so full that I can burst with missing and loving you! You were the GREATEST!

I will always LOVE YOU FOREVER!

YOUR BIG SISTER

DEBBIE

Debra Williams
Sister

May 29, 2008

Roosevelt was the best man you could ever want to meet and know. He was very dedicated to his family and his job as a deputy sheriff. He will always be in our heart and memories. We Love you, Husband, Dad and Friend.

Your Loving Family

Renee, Roosevelt, III and Rani Walker

Renee Walker
Wife

May 24, 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
Sergeant
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

December 10, 2007

I keep a picture of Roosevelt in my office to remind me of the many things he taught me, not only about police work, but also about life. Roosevelt knew about loyalty and friendship. I am saddened that I never got the chance to thank him. Thank you Sgt. Walker for always mentoring, guiding, and encouraging! I miss you.

Darlene

April 17, 2005

One of the finest men I knew. Selfless man that always lent a helping hand when in need. Rosey, you will always be a friend and I continue to follow the advice you told me back then. I miss you

Special Agent Wendell Dulay
Naval Criminal Investigative Service

May 8, 2004

Not much has been said about you. I live in Escambia County and I am doing a memorial for our local fallen ones. I'll do something nice for, Roosevelt. Thank you for putting your uniform on that day...and I'm sorry you never made it home. You had a great smile!



Keep smiling down on us!

Anonymous

I AM WRITING THIS TO TELL ABOUT TWO TRUE HERO'S. ON 5-22-98 DEPUTY RESPONED TO SGT. WALKER FOR A OFFICER IN TROUBLE CALL. ON THERE ARRIVAL THEY HAD TO PYHICAL FIGHT A WOMAN WHO WAS UNDER ARREST. AFTER THE ALTERCATION THE OFFICER WENT BACK IN TO FIND SGT. WALKER ON THE GROUND AND NOT BREATHING. DEPUTY'S WALTER MATTHEWS AND DERRICK SIMS PREFORMED CPR ON SGT. WALKER AND KEPT HIM ALIVE TILL EMS COULD ARRIVE. SGT. WALKER DIED AFTER ARRIVING AT THE HOSPITAL. THOSE DEPUTYS CALLED SGT. WALKER A FRIEND AND THEY HAD THE UP MOST REPECT FOR HIM. THE REASON FOR THIS IS THAT NOT ALL PEOPLE ARE WILLING TO TRY TO SAVE A LIFE, BUT THEY DID AND FOR THAT THEY ARE HERO'S. SGT. WALKER EVERY YEAR WE VISIT THE FLOIDA OFFICERS MEMORIAL AND WE SEE YOUR NAME AND REFLECT ON THAT NIGHT AND WHAT YOU BROUGHT US. WILL SHALL NEVER FORGET YOU.

Anonymous

ANOTHER STREET SOLIDER LEAVES THIS EARTH FOR MORE HEAVENLY REWARDS. TAKE CARE BROTHER

DS SCHAFF
ECSO

ANOTHER STREET SOLIDER LEAVES THIS EARTH FOR MORE HEAVENLY REWARDS. TAKE CARE BROTHER

DS SCHAFF
ECSO

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