Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Kenneth R. Burton

Richmond County Sheriff's Office, Georgia

End of Watch Sunday, January 4, 2004

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Kenneth R. Burton

To the family and friends of Deputy Burton,

I'm so sorry to hear about your sudden loss. You and your whole community have lost a true hero who served his country for years, and I know he will not be forgotten. God bless and comfort you during this difficult time.

Andrea
Colorado

January 11, 2004

Sir, we now know that you are in a much better place, away from the pain and suffering here on Earth. May you walk the streets of high above wearing your new badge with pride and valor because you are a true hero among us. And to Mr. Burton's friends and family I ask that you please remember that you are still a part of OUR family and we are with you always. Our deepest thoughts from all of us here at the Osage County, KS Sheriff's Office.

Your Brothers and Sisters
Osage County, KS Sheriff's Office

January 11, 2004

As a survivor it pains my heart to see another hero has lost his life. Each time that badge is put on, life is in danger but each officer faces the "job" with courage and dignity. Deputy Burton, thank you for your service but your sacrifice is what made you a hero. Thank you sir.
C Hill
surviving spouse Deputy Barrett Hill
e.o.w. 12/4/00

January 10, 2004

May GOD Bless the family and co-workers of Deputy Burton. Deputy Burton has given the ultimate sacrifice and will not be forgotten.

Fellow Brother in Blue to Deputy Kevin Sherwood
EOW 09-Oct-03

Officer John S. Wilson
Saginaw Chippewa Tribal Police - Michigan

January 10, 2004

Thank you for your service. Please watch over all of from above. You will never be forgotten.

Anonymous

January 10, 2004

BUFFALO, NEW YORK

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS POLICE OFFICERS
WISH TO SEND OUR CONDOLENCES. OUR THOUGHTS
AND PRAYERS ARE WITH DEPUTY BURTON, HIS FAMILY
AND CO-WORKERS.

GOD BLESS...

PO ERNEST G. PENN
DEPT. OF VETERANS AFFAIRS POLICE

January 10, 2004

Romans 13:4
For he is the minister of God to thee for good. But if thou do that which is evil, be afraid; for he beareth not the sword in vain: for he is the minister of God, a revenger to execute wrath upon those that doeth evil.

Rest easy brother, we will take it from here.

Trooper
Georgia State Patrol

January 10, 2004

God bless you and your family. You have served your country in many ways. We can never say enough thanks for that.

SSG William Hudspeth
FT Sill Military police

January 9, 2004

Thank-you brother for the ultimate sacrifice.
To Deputy Burtons family and co-workers, my prayers are with you.

Officer M. Davidson
Bloomfield, IA PD

January 9, 2004

The public called 10-78. You responded 10-4, 10-76. God called you 10-19. You responded 10-4, 10-76. We who are still 10-8 call for you go ahead, Sir: we'll be 10-76 soon. Thank you for your meritorious service. 10-4, Sir.

Brother In Blue
Georgia State Patrol

January 9, 2004

Rest in peace and heart felt condolences to the men and women of the Richmond Sheriff's Department and to Deputy Burton's family. You will never be forgotten.

P.O. II Robert Flynn
Lynchburg, VA PD

January 9, 2004

most people would tell you that law enforcement is a dangerous job. i never listened. I was always afriad when there was a domestic call or when i heard dispatch say use caution with someone. My husband was a little man but his size never mattered to him. He wanted to be a policeman, he wanted to make the small town we lived in a safe place for everyone. i never thought that directing traffic would be the worst thing that he could do. I just want to say to all the officers that read this "To be careful out there and watch out for other drivers and be careful so you can go home to your family" GOD BLESS

Wife of Officer Toby Dirickson
EOW 11-2-03

January 9, 2004

I met officer Burton about 2 months before this tragic day and the impact he made on me in the time we talked showed me what great of a person he was. He spoke highly of his family and his hopes for them and himself. He spoke of how he had done his duty for his country and would not have had any other way and how now that he was retired he could do what he had always wanted to do, be a police officer. The pain I feel for his family is very great I know by no means is it anything compared to theirs but I guess knowing one of my own and a man who serves his country home and abroad has lost his life I to feel it. God Bless Deputy Burton and God Bless his family and may they always be watched over and for the record he did make an impact on this world and many people in it and he will be remembered.

Deputy David Willis
Richmond County Sheriffs Department

January 9, 2004

Go with God dear brother your tour of Duty is over
10-42

Deputy
Salt Lake Co Sheriff / T'ville

January 9, 2004

May you rest in peace Dep Burton. No words can decribe the feeling of loss your fellow LE brothers feel. Our hearts and prayers go out to your family. You spent your entire life serving people......first your country and then your community. You are truly a hero.

PII B. Giannini
Memphis PD

January 8, 2004

To the family, friends, and co-workers of Dep.Kenneth Burton. Kenneth dedicated his life to the service of our country and to the citizens of our county. Our prayers and thoughts are with the family and friends during these very difficult of times. We have lost another brother who will be deeply missed. I was blessed to have the chance to work with a man with his desire to serve others. I will forever be grateful for the opportunity to serve with him. He gave his all every day he reported for duty and ultimately gave his life serving and protecting the citizens of the county that we serve. God bless you, your family, and all of us who are left behind to continue the fight. Rest in peace my brother, for my thoughts are with you, your family, and co-workers.

Sgt.Glenn Sammons
Richmond County Sheriff's Office

January 8, 2004

TO THE FAMILY,FRIENDS,CO-WORKERS,AND DISPATCHERS. WE HAVE LOST A HUSBAND,FATHER,SON AND A FALLEN BROTHER. DEPUTY KENNETH BURTON IS A HERO NOT ONLY HERE BUT IN HEAVEN'S STREETS. HIS WORK WAS NOT ALWAYS PRAISED, BUT APPRECIATED MORE THAN WORDS CAN SAY . I PERSONALLY HOLD A SPECIAL PLACE FOR ALL THE MEN AND WOMEN BEHIND THE BADGE FOR IT'S A JOB THAT IS NOT PRAISED ENOUGH. SO FOR ALL OF YOU OUT THERE, LET THEM KNOW YOU ARE PROUD FOR THEIR HARD WORK, EVEN WHEN THEY DON'T SPEAK OF WHAT THEY DO. BE UNDERSTANDING AND PRAY FOR THEM. KENNETH MAY YOU REST NOW FOR YOUR TIME IN HELL IS DONE.WALK THE STREETS OF HEAVEN AND WATCH OVER US ALL.YOU WILL BE MISSED HERE MORE THAN WORDS CAN SAY. GOD BLESS THE FRIENDS AND FAMILY FOR THE ROUGH MONTHS AND DAYS AHEAD. YOUR FAMILY WILL ALWAYS BE IN MY THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS.

AMBER LILLARD
AUGUSTA 911 GA

January 8, 2004

You are in our prayers.

Officer S.L. Coffman
California Highway Patrol

January 8, 2004

I am very saddened to hear of hear of your loss. My deepest sympathy to Dep. Burton's family and to the Richmond County Sheriff's Deptment. My prayers will be with you.

Tfc B.L. Mims
Georgia State Patrol

January 8, 2004

Ken,
Thanks brother, you will missed.

Anonymous

January 8, 2004

God bless you and your family for your sacrifice. You are one of the true hero's.

Anonymous

January 8, 2004

My heart and prayers are with the wife, daughter, family, friends and coworkers of Deputy Burton. May God be with you all in this terrible time of loss. Thank you Deputy Burton for your service in the military and then as a deputy, may you now rest in peace.

Deb Azure
Mother of Deputy Renee Danell Azure, EOW 08/06/02

January 7, 2004

Rest In Peace Brother...You are now on the Golden Road.

Constable Dave Austin
Dekalb Co. Alabama Constable/K9 Handler

January 7, 2004

God Bless you and your family.

Deputy Sheriff Frank N. Felicetta III
Pinellas County Sheriffs Office, Florida

January 7, 2004

REST IN PEACE AND MAY GOD HEAL YOUR FAMILY'S PAIN. YOURE IN HEAVEN NOW AND SOMETHING WE WILL JOIN YOU.

DEP. M. RODRIGUEZ
BROWARD SHERIFF'S OFFICE,FL.

January 7, 2004

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