Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Russell Travis "Rusty" Stalnaker

Atlanta Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Wednesday, March 31, 1999

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Reflections for Police Officer Russell Travis "Rusty" Stalnaker

Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

March 31, 2012

Rest in Peace, Officer Stalnaker. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

February 17, 2012

Rusty,
We miss you today, as always. We love you.

Robby, Cathy, & Baby Girl Holbrook

March 31, 2011

I was just thinking of you today. It is hard to believe it has almost been 12 years! I think of you often and I know that you are safe and at peace. I miss your laugh! I hope to hear it again one day. Lisa

SAC Lisa Harris
GBI

March 18, 2011

Happy Birthday Rusty!

May your party in heaven today be a grand celebration for this is the day God made you and now you are in his presence! May God comfort those who are missing you on this very day.

Diane

Diane
Mother in Law

December 8, 2010

Rusty,
We have never met but I feel like I've known you for the past 6 years being married to Adam. He talks about you all the time. I wish you could've met your neice and nephew. Your mom said that Cadyn looked like you as a baby and Ava is an exact replica of your brother! Even though they are only going on 4 and 3 we tell them about their "Uncle Rusty" all the time. They know that you are with Jesus. I know you are taking good care of your other nephew (baby Camdyn) and our little peanut we lost in December. I find comfort knowing you are there with them.
Remembering you this past week!
Meredith Stalnaker

Meredith Stalnaker
Sister-In-Law

April 2, 2010

Rusty,

The events of 11 years ago have been on my mind this week as I drove past Pine Street. The pain of losing you 11 years ago is still there for so many people who loved you. As Easter comes along each year, I remember the Easter of 11 years ago and what it was like for so many who loved you. As I look back and reflect on all the things you did for me in that short time as my son in law those things will never be forgotten. Rest in peace my friend.

Diane

Diane
Mother in Law

April 1, 2010

You've been on my mind so much the past few days. It's Wednesday before Easter. It's been 11 years, and still tears are shed over your loss. You'll never be forgotten, Rusty.

Dana, you are, as always, in my thoughts and prayers on this day especially.

Friend

March 31, 2010

You've been on my mind so much the past few days. It's Wednesday before Easter. It's been 11 years, and still tears are shed over your loss. You'll never be forgotten, Rusty.

Anonymous

March 31, 2010

I cant believe its been 11 years since you left us. So much has changed and so many people didnt get to meet you.

R.I.P. my dear friend.

Amanda
Friend

March 31, 2010

Another year has passed and you are still admired and respectfully remembered in the hearts and minds of so many. My thoughts and prayers are with your loved ones and friends on this anniversary of your EOW. You will never be forgotten.

James Sheppard
Father of Sgt. Jason L. Sheppard EOW 12/7/06

March 31, 2010

I think about you often and can still hear your voice. I will never forget you as long as I live. God Bless.

Lisa
GBI

January 13, 2010

Happy Birthday Rusty
We miss you so much.

Amanda
Childhood Friend

December 8, 2009

Happy Birthday, Rusty.

Cathy

December 8, 2009

I can't believe that it has been 10 year since that horrible day. I hope that you know that there are people who you worked with that will never forget you. You were a tremendous person who left this earth way to soon. I only hope with time that your family's pain has faded. You are truly a hero and you are missed to this day.

Detective
Atlanta PD

March 31, 2009

Ten years ago you were taken away from your family and friends. There are many who love you still today and hold you close in thier hearts and grieve you this very day. I pray you are smiling down upon us all.

Diane

March 31, 2009

In these ten years, you have never been far from our thoughts. You will always be missed.

Robby & Cathy

March 31, 2009

Thinking of your loved ones today and everyday. I know the daily struggles they face without you and the terrible pain within their hearts. God, wrap your loving arms around them and help them with their grief and let them feel your presence.
Your sacrifice has not been forgotten.

Brenda Lucas
Mother of Chief Anthony D. Lucas, EOW 2-4-2005

March 31, 2009

Ten years later...you are still missed...

Dana

March 19, 2009

You are not forgotten.

Anonymous

February 4, 2009

Happy birthday Rusty! Today, my thoughts turned to you as I turned the calendar to December 8. Today, We would have been your 34th birthday. Your birthday party in heaven must be a great one with birthday cake and ice cream for everyone! I know you are missed and loved by many!

Diane
Mother in law

December 8, 2008

Rusty,
Any time I sit down to write a note to you, the words that I choose never satisfy me and I end up deleting sentence after sentence. And though the right words seem to never come to me, the tears always arrive without fail. My heart aches because I can't just tell you what I want to say the next time we all go out to eat or watch fireworks. I don't want to have to "leave a reflection."

You are missed by so many everyday and especially today. I wouldn't trade these tears for anything because I am privileged to have had you in my life. Happy birthday and I love you and miss you.

Cathy

December 8, 2008

Miss you, Rusty.

Amy

October 15, 2008

The fact that so many still have Rusty in their thoughts and in thier hearts is just testimony to what kind of individual he always was. The memories I have of Rusty growing up, and through his teen years supply me not only with blessings but also stories that make me laugh. I, like all that knew him, miss him.

To Dana,
I still have you in my prayers and think of you often.

Eddie Roberts

September 3, 2008

Some days...I just miss my friend.


Corrie

July 3, 2008

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