Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Bryan Scott Hurst

Columbus Division of Police, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, January 6, 2005

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Reflections for Police Officer Bryan Scott Hurst

Bryan, you are loved and missed. Now you have another angel to watch over you Uncle June joined you in heaven in October.Take good care of each other and know you are always in our hearts.I love you Aunt Joy.

Joy Carder
Bryan's Aunt

January 6, 2015

It’s difficult to grasp that it has been ten years since Officer Bryan Hurst laid down his life for many of us this horrible day. We all have been able to go on with our lives in many ways; new careers, new families and additions to the families, and for me moving to a new state. Not a moment goes by that I don’t remember what he did for us that day - what each of the Officers do for us every day.

I may not be in Ohio to hold the hand of those who where there that day, to shed the tears along side of you and to verbally share in the memories of what Bryan did and continues to do for us but please know that while I may not be able to stand next to you I am shedding those tears, I am hugging you, I am remembering and I am loving all of you! Everyone that was a part of that day, whether it be because you where there or because you were a “brother or sister”, family or friend of Bryan, I am sharing in the memories.

Each and every day I am reminded of those who stand up to protect and serve in all areas of service. They are there to make sure that we can safely go home to our families and friends. I continue to pray that each and every one of them can do the same.

Michelle Johnson
Former 5/3 Employee

January 6, 2015

Think of you often, Bryan. Especially reminded of you last night when an Akron, Ohio officer was shot defending patrons at a bar. Please know your bravery and life is cherished by many. You would be so proud of Malia....such a bright, creative, and loving little girl. Gone, but never ever forgotten.

Sherri Marzick

November 17, 2014

Thinking of you today as I do everyday. Hard to believe it's been 9 years. I remember your smile and how you made us laugh but most of all I remember how your actions saved 8 lives that day.
Thank you for your service to your country, the citizens of Columbus, Ohio, and the employees of Fifth Third Bank. Keep us safe from up above.
Gone but never forgotten.


Angie Karst
Former Fifth Third Bank employee

January 5, 2014

Hard to believe it has been 9 years since you were taken from us.. Miss you brother and think about your actions that day all the time.. I worked the streets a few weeks ago on 3rd shift and pulled onto the lot of the bank (now tire shop).. I ran thru my mind as I have numerous times how courages and heroic your actions were that morning.. God Bless you and everyone that is thinking about you today... Keep watch over all of us..#2057 forever....

Major Jim Gilbert
FCSO (retired CPD SGT-member of 95th recruit class)

January 5, 2014

Happy Holidays, Bryan. Thought of you on Christmas and how much you enjoyed Malia's first Chrismas. You can be proud of the bright, loving, and beautiful she is! Honoring your sacrifice and bravery always. Continue to watch over us.

Sherri A. Marzick

December 30, 2013

My heart goes out to you as, eight years later, the legal system is still dealing with your loved one's murder. Bryan was very brave that day. We owe so much to professionals like him - every day. What a sweet photo of him with his/your daughter! I'm sure she knows her dad through your loving memories. My sincerest compassion goes out to you.

Far-east Columbus resident

November 9, 2013



May 15, 2013

Happy Birthday Bryan, one day late. I thought of you yesterday, and continue to hold you in my heart. Thank you for watching over us. I know you are with my beloved Mom and Dad, and now Freckles. Forever proud of you!

Sherri A. Marzick

April 16, 2013

Happy Birthday Bryan. I know I did not know you, but you are always on my mind. I think of you often and know that you are angel. I've always heard an angel is someone you don't know, I believe it now! You are my angel!!!

Former 5/3 employee

April 15, 2013

I had a dream about you last night. So real. Thank you. And miss you.


April 15, 2013

Happy Birthday Bryan

Angie Karst

April 14, 2013

Still remember us sitting in the locker room while in the academy talking about the future, man how the future doesnt always turn out like we thought....RIP GUMP!

Ofc. Daniel R. Jones, #2079 Med. Retired
Columbus Police, fellow 95th Recruit Class

March 1, 2013

Rest in peace brother. You are not forgotten!

PO Joel Vogel #2196
Columbus Police

January 6, 2013

I can't believe it's been 8 years. I remember everything that was said and done that morning but most of all I remember how you honored the oath you took to protect and serve and saved 8 lives that day. Not a day goes by that I don't think about you and the sacrifice you made. Thank you for your service to your country, the citizens of Columbus, Ohio and the employees of 5/3 bank. Gone but not forgotten


Angie Karst
Former 5/3 Bank Employee

January 6, 2013

I think about you every single day. I never forget the sacrifice you made for everyone at the bank. God bless you for all that you did in your life.

Sgt. Robert Sagle #5101
Columbus Ohio, Division of Police

January 6, 2013

Not a day goes by without a thought of your sacrifice. Thanks for watching over us my brother!

Lt. Eric David #5037
Columbus PD

January 6, 2013

Miss you Brother!!!!!

Jim Gilbert
Major- Franklin County Sheriff's Office

January 5, 2013

No words will ever sufficiently describe your valiant service. You saved lives, Gump. You are not forgotten and will be eternally honored.

"Greater love hath no man than this, but to lay down his life for his friends." -John 15:13

Sgt. Michael B. Smith
Columbus Division of Police

January 5, 2013

As the anniversary of your EOW approaches, I am reminded of your ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty. I will always admire your bravery! Continue to watch over all of us. Gone, but never ever forgotten.

Sherri Marzick

Sherri Marzick

January 3, 2013

Thinking of you during this holiday time, Bryan. I know it is hard for your family. Your sacrifice has never been forgotten. Say hello to my Mom and Dad up there in heaven.

Sherri Marzick

December 20, 2012

I was just thinking about you today, as I often do. You are missed everyday. God bless you for the life you lived and the sacrifice you made.

Sergeant Robert Sagle
Columbus, Ohio Division of Police

October 24, 2012

Brian - I took my son to watch Act of Valor recently at a theatre not to far from bank. He is 8 years old now and not much older than your baby. I've never really talked to him about what happened to us back on that horrible day becuase I've never known how you tell a child how important a man like you is to a world like this or why you had to do what you did. I made it through most of the movie and I got to the end where I just sat there and cried for a good twenty minutes holding my little boy and telling him what kind of man you were and how you saved his daddy just like the men in the film who were portraying you saved all those people. After that I took him to where you perfomed your final act of bravery and told him how a real hero llived and how important it is to live a life worth something and how he has someone to live up to in this life just like you. Rest in peace friend and I look forward to the day I can thank you face to face after this world fades.


August 2, 2012

God Bless


May 14, 2012

I missed posting on your birthday, but you know you remain close to my heart. Always a hero, and never ever forgotten. You would be so proud of Malia!!!

Sherri Marzick

April 24, 2012

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