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Deputy Sheriff Wesley F. Cherry

King County Sheriff's Office, Washington

End of Watch Monday, March 6, 1854

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Wesley F. Cherry

Deputy Sheriff Cherry,
Please forgive my previous reflection left for you last year. I didn’t notice my typo until now. On today, the 165th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of King County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 6, 2018

As reported in the March 11, 1854 edition of the "Pioneer and Democrat" newspaper, Deputy Cherry died in Seattle on March 6, 1854, not 1853. Between 1854 and 1867, Deputy Cherry was buried in four different cemeteries. His final resting place is Lake View Cemetery in Seattle.

Officer Mike Severance (Retired)
Seattle Police Department

April 19, 2017

Deputy Cherry,

Though you weren't on the job long, your commitment and dedication so that others may live safe and free lives is greatly appreciated.

RIP Deputy Cherry.

Ron Mason

Ron Mason
A Grateful Citizen

April 2, 2017

Deputy Sheriff Cherry,
On today, 164th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of along County.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

March 6, 2017

Deputy Cherry's final resting place is Lake View Cemetery in Seattle. Between 1854 and 1887, his remains were buried four times in four different cemeteries. There is now a memorial bench in Lake View Cemetery honoring Deputy Cherry, the first Police Officer to be killed in the line of duty in Washington.

Officer Mike Severance #2866
Seattle Police Department (Retired)

April 7, 2016

Gone but not forgotton

Emory - Ephrata, WA
brother of Ferry County WA Undersheriff matthew J Lane, EOW 5/30/2003

March 6, 2012

The wicked fleee where no man pursueth, but the righteous are bold as a lion.
Proverbs 28:1

You are never forgotten, thank you for working to keep my state safe.

Friend of Off. Kris Fairbanks RIP 9-20-08

K.L.

March 6, 2009

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 156th anniversary 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 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

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

March 6, 2009

you are remembered today and thank you sir for your service

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

March 5, 2008

Deputy Cherry, you are remembered.R.I.P.

March 6, 2006

Deputy Cherry, It has taken over 153 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of King County.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

March 20, 2005

So long ago, but not forgotten. Thank you sir for your service and sacrifice.

Sgt. Tracy Easterday
Lawrence Police Department - Indiana

March 19, 2005

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