Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sheriff David L. "Doc" Anderson

Terrell County Sheriff's Office, Texas

End of Watch Tuesday, June 4, 1918

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Reflections for Sheriff David L. "Doc" Anderson

Also known as Billy ‘Buffalo Bill’ Wilson, an outlaw who ran with Billy the Kid, ‘Dirty Dave’ Rudabaugh, etc. He reformed, became an upstanding citizen, but unfortunately paid the ultimate price for it.

Boyd Heath Jr.

March 30, 2022

I have a place not far from Sanderson. As a young man my parents took me to Sanderson and I have been fascinated by West Texas ever since. Your soul lives on as a special memory of the west. RIP brother.

Det. Rodriguez #2099
San Antonio Police

August 12, 2021

I have a place not far from Sanderson. As a young man my parents took me to Sanderson and I have been fascinated by West Texas ever since. Your soul lives on as a special memory of the west. RIP brother.

Det. D. Rodriguez #2099
San Antonio Police

August 12, 2021

Rest in peace sir and always know that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 24, 2020

To Whom ever this interests.
It is unfortunate that it takes a man's life to make change. I was a LEO for 36.5 years, unfortunately have been to too many Police Officers Funerals for reasons just like what happened to Sheriff Anderson. I can't keep up with the numbers of Officers killed by people who just don't care. God tells us "Blessed are the Peace makers". Obviously God was calling this man home. So many Officers have lot their lives in the performance of their duties, these Men and Women leave behind families. Many of those families another takes the oath and continues the job. I don't know what possess a person to not care for others and kill someone who is trying to make our society a better place, maybe its a sickness, No, I say it's Evil, and Evil must be removed, no matter how many of us it takes. May your Sheriff look down on your County and know he did his solemn job. R.I.P. sir.

Patrolman Mark Manning - Retired
City of Muncie Police Department, Muncie, Indiana.

October 21, 2019

Today June 4 marks the 100th anniversary of the death of Terrell County Sheriff David “Doc” Anderson. In remembrance of Sheriff Anderson, the a new shoulder patch worn by the Terrell County Sheriff’s Officer bears the date of his untimely death of June 4, 1918. A small token to show the appreciation for the sacrifice made, but in turn a token to keep your service to Terrell County not go unnoticed.
Gone but never forgotten
Its an honor to follow in your footsteps
Rest Easy

Sheriff Keith Hughes
Terrell County Sheriffs Office

June 4, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. You are honored and remembered on the 100th anniversary of your EOW.

Officer Mike Robinson (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

June 4, 2018

Sheriff Anderson,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Terrell County.


United States Border Patrol

June 4, 2018

Sheriff David Johnson lost his life 100 years ago today. We honor his memory today.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

June 4, 2018

RIP Sheriff, you will never be forgotten.

Officer J. Honeycutt
Utah Valley University Police Dept.

March 20, 2017

Rest in Peace Sheriff David (Doc) Anderson. Thank You for your Service and Sacrifice protecting the citizens of Terrell County, Texas.

I Pray for Peace for your Family, Friends and Co-Workers. I also Pray that the hounds of hell forever gnaw at the carcass of your murderer. May his screams of anguish forever rise up from the lake of fire warning evil doers of their impending fate.


Senior Special Agent B.L. Sherwood (Ret)
Port Terminal Railroad Police Houston, TX

June 4, 2016

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 4, 2015

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 94th anniversary year 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. Rest In Peace.

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

November 16, 2012

Thank you, Sheriff Anderson, for your service. Even though 90 years have passed, you are not forgotten.


September 28, 2008

thank you for your services.god bless and r.i.p.

fairfield county s-o lancaster,ohio

February 17, 2007

Thanks to Sheriff Doc Anderson for the ultimate sacrifice. Your heroic actions will never be forgotten, thanks in part to the keepers of this website. God's blessings on the family of this fine officer.

Patrolman D.E. Hutchison
Irving Police Department, Texas, retired.

April 9, 2005

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