Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff David Paul Grant

Tuolumne County Sheriff's Office, California

End of Watch Monday, May 31, 2004

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff David Paul Grant

Rest in peace Brother Dave, you are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EWO 7/15/73

June 1, 2004

Our thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Grant, his family, friends and co-workers. Rest in peace Deputy Grant. You will never be forgotten.

Captain Robert W Cannon, Ret.
Vermilion Co, Il. Sheriff's Dept.

June 1, 2004

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Grant. You and your service to this country will never be forgotten.

Ashley Drury
Clare, Michigan

June 1, 2004

You made the ultimate sacrifice. May the memory of your service, heroism and sacrifice remain forever. We are proud of you and thankful for all of your service. May God bless you, your family and brother/sister officers.

Trooper
Pennsylvania State police

June 1, 2004

It is with deep sadness I write this letter,I send my deepest condolences to officer grants fraternity of law enforcement brothers and sisters,and his family for this loss.As the grandson of the pilot whom officer grant was racing to, I can't help but feel twice the sorrow. Officer grant and his family are in my prayers.

Sincerely
Ryan P Tucker
grandson of Vernon Tucker(deceased from airplane crash)

Ryan Tucker
City of Redondo Beach

June 1, 2004

My thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Grant,his family and the TCSO.Rest in peace brother.

Texas Peace Officer
University of Houston Downtown Law Enforcement Academy Class 89

June 1, 2004

Rest in peace brother!

Explorer K. Johnson
Morgan County Sheriff's Office, Morgan County, Alabama

June 1, 2004

God bless you and your family at this tragic event. You will never be forgotten.

DE
St. Louis City Police

June 1, 2004

In loving memory of D.S. Dave Grant: Thank you for your selfless service over 26 years and for your ultimate sacrifice. It is a long road to healing that lies ahead, but I know that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will extend His mercy and comfort to all who reach out to Him. There is none greater than He. We don't get to Heaven based on what we do,
but what He did for us!! AMEN! There is now a huge void that cannot be
filled. God be with all those who mourn and may His promises lift all those with heavy hearts for many years to come. I found this poem on another's site and wanted to share it.

We may never understand it,
the risks these brave ones take,
but occasionally we see a bit
of the difference their lives make.
Some do it for the action,
others find it a callin'.
All find the satisfaction,
and few become the fallen.
Being an officer is what he loved,
To him as good as it gets.
Law was what he dreamed of,
He would have no regrets.
And though it saddens all of us
to lose him in this way
He knew how an officer must
Live life to the fullest everyday.

You are in my thoughts. If only I could erase your pain...

Lynn Kole
Bellingham, Washington

June 1, 2004

May God Bless you and your family. Rest in peace.

June 1, 2004

Rest in peace my brother in blue, you have served your time and the watch is ours now.

You paid the ultimate sacrifice, and i send my condolences to your friends, family and co-workers. May they, despite there grief, find solice in the fact you died to protect yiur community.

Police Officer
California

June 1, 2004

REST IN PEACE.

P.O.
ALBANY P.D.

June 1, 2004

I'm So sorry for the faimly of Dave Grant. May he rest in piece

June 1, 2004

Rest in peace knowing that you did a Job Well Done........

1942
PPD

June 1, 2004

Thoughts and Prayers to D/S Grant's family and co-workers.... TCSD has a special angel watching over them...

~God Bless~

SW
CCSO

June 1, 2004

Rest in Peace....

Police Officer
Syracuse Police Dept, NY

June 1, 2004

Thank you for your many years of service. I'm sure you traveled that road many times, this time the road led to the gates of heaven where you were welcomed with open arms.

Lt Thomas Drury
Clare City P.D. Clare, Mi.

June 1, 2004

On behalf of the men and women who serve and work for the Georgia Perimeter College Police Department, our thoughts and prayers are with Deputy Dave Grant's family, friends, and co-workers with the Tuolumne County sheriff's Department.

Rest in peace our brother in blue.

Officer Johns
Georgia Perimeter College Police Department

June 1, 2004

Dep. Grant,

You truly are a hero. Your brothers in blue could only hope to be as strong as you. My prayers are with you and your family and all the members of the Tuolumne County Sheriff's Department. RIP.

Ofc. BM Damon
T/ Manlius PD, NY

June 1, 2004

You gave the ultimate price in helping others. You will never be forgotten and will always be in our hearts and prayers. Take care brother we will take it from here.

PO Richard Eckert
Town of Chester PD

June 1, 2004

TO THE FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF DEPUTY GRANT:
My heart goes out to you all for I know the pain is great and your loss is unbearable.My thoughts and prayer are with you. I know that the Lord can and will help you through this time ,he'll hold you up when you can no longer do it. I pray that the sheriff office will be a blessing to you and you to them in this time.Thank you DEPUTY GRANT for your service and dedication.
CANDY SMITH AUNT OF ST JOHNS COUNTY DEPUTY

AUNT OF DEPUTY JOSHUA BLYLER ST JOHNS CO

June 1, 2004

Yet the life of another hero is taken too soon. My deepest sympathy to the family, friends and co-workers of Deputy Grant. May the Lord give you strength and bless each of you during this time.
Rest in peace for your watch here is over; walk in heavens beat and guide us all to protect and serve others safely.

US Ranger Catroppa
National Park Service Kennesaw GA

June 1, 2004

TO:The family;loved ones;friends and department members: A POLICE OFFICER'S PRAYER:--- O, gentle Lord! Keep the day/night watch with me.As I begin my tour of duty,I ask your protection from all mental,physical and spiritual harm. Sustain me with the knowledge that I am doing your work,endeavoring to keep peace among your people. Help me to be just as I enforce the law without prejudice or favor to anyone. May I be courageous but not reckless in carrying out my duties.Let me respond to all calls with haste realizing that so many are dependent on me for life and safety. Support me with your consoling power when I am tempted to think no one really cares and that I am taken for granted.Sustain in me the conviction that so many thousands do care and are grateful for my presence. Grant that I may be loyal to my partner and my fellow officers,and that I may back them up effectively when called upon for assistance. Lord,I ask that I may return safely,after my tour of duty,to my loved ones and those who love me.I pray that I may be a good and honorable police officer;and after my tour of duty is over here on earth,may I enjoy the peace and happiness of heaven that you have promised to those who serve you well. AMEN . *** REST IN PEACE*** Sent to you by the father of First Class Officer J.D.Koeppen,Capital City,Raleigh NC and Trooper D.C.Koeppen,NJ State Police.

Chief (retired) Douglas A. Koeppen
Washington New Jersey

June 1, 2004

God Bless You Deputy Grant!

I’M FREE

AUTHOR UNKNOWN

DON’T GRIEVE FOR ME, FOR NOW I’M FREE
I’M FOLLOWING THE PATH GOD LAID FOR ME.
I TOOK HIS HAND WHEN I HEARD HIM CALL.
I TURNED MY BACK AND LEFT IT ALL.
I COULD NOT STAY ANOTHER DAY.
TO LAUGH, TO LOVE, TO WORK OR PLAY.
TASKS LEFT UNDONE MUST STAY THAT WAY.
I FOUND A PEACE AT CLOSE OF DAY.
IF MY PARTING HAS LEFT A VOID,
THEN FILL IT WITH REMEMBERED JOY.
A FRIENDSHIP SHARED, A LAUGH, A KISS,
AH YES, THESE THINGS I TOO WILL MISS.
BE NOT BURDENED WITH TIMES OF SORROW;
I WISH YOU THE SUNSHINE OF TOMORROW.
MY LIFE’S BEEN FULL, I’VE SAVORED MUCH;
GOOD FRIENDS, GOOD TIMES,
A LOVED ONE’S TOUCH.
PERHAPS MY TIME SEEMED ALL TOO BRIEF;
DON’T LENGTHEN IT NOW WITH UNDUE GRIEF;
LIFT UP YOUR HEARTS AND SHARE WITH ME;
GOD WANTED ME NOW.
HE SET ME FREE.

Tonya Stephenson
Private Citizen,PA

June 1, 2004

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