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Patrolman Gregory Dean Stewart

Beeville Police Department, Texas

End of Watch Monday, May 15, 2006

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Reflections for Patrolman Gregory Dean Stewart

Stewart-it always takes a great deal of effort for me to talk to you now as all my emotions take over and I have a very difficult time typing, not to mention seeing what I'm writing through the constant downpour that flows from my eyes. However, Ive been meaning to update you on how things are going. For the most part things are good; although, I think many of us have found coming home from Iraq and active duty to be more challenging than anticipated. I know that you can identify with that. A couple of things before I forget...SPC Fowler and SPC Zuniga both decided to become police officers upon our return. Oh Yeah, so did SPC Montejano. Actually there were a handful of guys but, I know that you had a direct influence on the fellas that we worked with in Iraq. Not a bad legacy my friend. I attended your award ceremony at the Capitol with your family and your boys from the P.D.; it went very well and everyone seems to be doing fine under the circumstances. I had a chance to visit with your son and he looks amazing Greg! A fine young man who resembles his father in more ways than one. Its sort of funny, everyone wants, especially me, to hug on him and give him kisses. Poor kid probably wonders where all these crazy people came from. Anyway, know that everyone loves your son and will do their best to make sure that he knows what a wonderful father he has and how much you love him. You know, I have this eerie feeling sometimes that you're with me. I still apreciate you watching out for me bro. We were always good like that. Anyway, much love


Your friend,

SGT Becker

SGT Erick E. Becker
Texas National Guard/ Ft. Bend County SO

October 23, 2006

Greg was my first husband... the love of my life. you never forget your first love. we were friends to the end... i love him so much and his family and will do anything to help out. all my love Leah bonham stewart smith

September 27, 2006

SGT Stewart, it has been some time since we have talked and had been thinking of you lately and our time in Iraq. It has been such a tradgedy for our Company to lose an outstanding infantryman, NCO and friend. You are missed. God bless you and your family. I see ya when I see ya, check your six.

1LT Jeremy A. Smart
B Co, 1-141st Infantry Commander

September 27, 2006

i am sorry to hear about your loss i know how things work. the day of my graduation rehearsal me and my father rode around as i told him some stuff about life. Then the next day as i get off work i hear that he has been murdered..its just funny how things go down.like one week i was with him the next his gone..im sorry for the tragedy. i know how your feeling sorry.

Trevor
son of bill jones EOW 5-11-16

September 12, 2006

Just talked to your sister Friday. I hear you are getting the Star of Texas, that is amazing! Your memory will live on forever in the great things you have done. There is no doubt that you have touched more lives that you will have ever realized. I am happy that Charlie will be accepting this honor for you. Thank you for touching my life and encouraging me to be in ROTC that led me into the AF. I will never forget you. All my love, Carrie.

Carrie
Friend

September 10, 2006

Well, its been almost four months since since we lost you. Still not a day passes that I dont think about you and all the crazy things we did together. All the missions in Iraq and never a scratch. It still hurts me how you were taken away from us. I spoke to your mother today and I will be meeting your parents in Austin next week. It seems people are not finished celebrating your life my friend, as you have been selected to receive the Star of Texas Award. Its the States highest award for first responders. Undoubtedly, you can thank your boys down at the P.D. in Beeville for this one. Anyway, your son Charlie will be there and I'll give him a kiss for you. I sure do miss you.
your friend, SGT Becker

Deputy Erick E. Becker
Ft. Bend County S.O.

September 6, 2006

Sir, I honor your service and your sacrifice. "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9.

Daniel
Citizen

August 29, 2006

you are a true hero and may your family find peace. JUSTICE

August 16, 2006

Son,
Today is your birthday, I remember the day well, You were my first born, I'm so thankfull for your life and so proud of the man you became. I treasure the few days we had together at the hospital. I know you are in Heaven, that is what gets me through the days now. I only hope you know how very much you were loved, and how very much you are missed. Smile down at us once in a while , watch over Charlie, keep your brothers and sister safe along with all your family in Blue. Psalm 91, Mom

Bonnie Stewart
Mother

August 11, 2006

My dearest Greg-

Happy Birthday! I love you and miss you dearly. Thank you for all you did and all you continue to do. Keep watching over us and keep us safe. We love you!

Joe, Laura, Chloe' and Claire

Laura Lozano
Little Sister

August 10, 2006

I have known Greg since we were kids in High School. I am proud to say that Greg was my friend. He was an amazing kid who grew into an even more amazing man. I remember Greg wearing his ROTC uniform with such pride! The shoes shining and the pants pressed.
RIP Greg

Karen
friend from HS

July 22, 2006

Peace be with you always...

Mrs. Natalie Jensen
wife of Detective Jared Jensen EOW 2/22/06

July 15, 2006

I forgot to mention: Charlie will be fine. He has a fine father and that DNA is in him and he will come through. The world has a way of taking care of things that need taking care of. It's called Karma. Charlie will know his father and his father's family who are, of course, the most honarable people on the planet.
Cat.

Catherine
Cousin

July 11, 2006

Dearest Greg,

There's not a day that goes by that I don't think about you. I miss you so much. You were a great man and a wonderful leader. Thank you for being who you are and thank you for being someone we can all look up to. The days are passing so fast and I can't belive you've been gone almost two months. It's amazing the lives you've touched. When we were kids I thought your police play was just play. You proved me wrong. Rest in Peace, Officer Stewart. You are a true hero. We love and miss you.

Love,

Sean, Cat, Dev, Matt, & Drew

Catherine
Cousin

July 11, 2006

You are in my prayers.

Ofc. S.L. Coffman #15174
California Highway Patrol

June 28, 2006

Officer Stewart, thank you for your courageous service. My prayers are with your son, family, friends, and Police brothers and sisters.

Tim Reise

June 21, 2006

Greg and I worked together as jailers at the Atascosa county jail. He was fearless and never backed down from anyone. I went to work for the PD and he went to McMullen County SO. We would periodically run into each other every now and then. He was a real class act. I was floored when I heard he had passed on. It hurts to have to bury another one of our brothers in blue. I last saw him around a month before he was shot. I handed him a job application and asked him to come work for us because I knew he was "a good hand". He smiled and said he would think about it. I knew he was happy where he was at. I respect him for that. I know that Mark Stephenson, Thomas Monse and Terry Miller were waiting at the pearly gates to welcome you home. Until we meet again Amigo!

Sgt Ronald Sanchez
Pleasanton PD
Pleasanton TX

Sgt Ronald Sanchez
Pleasanton PD TX

June 20, 2006

I think of him everyday and take pride in knowning that I had him in my life, however brief it might have been. I will take his memory with me until the end of MY tour of duty. God Speed Stew! God Bless!

Sgt. John Schrier
Beeville Police Department/brother in blue

June 15, 2006

May God Bless you and your family in this time of need. Our Prayers are with you my brother.

The Laporte Police Honor Guard

Detective G. Keene
La Porte Police Depatrment, Texas

June 15, 2006

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Everytime I come here it breaks my heart to know that yet another officer has fallen and that yet another family has to live their lives without the man they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Patrolman Stewart. Know that you are not alone in the "journey" that you walk. Should you ever need anything please don't hesitate to contact me. The Davis Co. Sheriff's Office in Iowa will always know how to reach me. You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the news reports and all the reflections left for Gregory, he sounds like he was a great man with a beautiful spirit. Those of you who knew him in life were so blessed to have been able to share in it. I hope that you will all continue to find a way to celebrate and remember Gregory's life and the MAN that he was. Remember that Gregory's life was about so much more than the way he died. Gregory will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Patrolman Stewart, thank you for helping to make this world a little safer for us all. YOU will not be forgotten. Please continue to watch over all of us as only you can. If you happen to bump into my fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been three years but we still miss him terribly.

Wishing you brighter and better days,


Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancee of Deputy Dennis Ray McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

June 12, 2006

Rest in peace sir. Thank you for your service.

Shannon
Collins Fire Dept. (Mississippi)

June 9, 2006

You will never be forgotten by your brothers in BLUE!! R I P your watch is over we will take it from here. Your brothers in Michigan!!!

Ofc. J. Dixon
Brownstown Police Dept., MI

June 9, 2006

Our deepest sympathy goes out to the family, friends and all the members of the Beeville Police Department. We were made safer by his service and we all suffer their tragic loss. The family of Patrolman Stewart deserves our appreciation and gratitude for their sacrifice. No greater love has a man than the will to give his life for another. In the days to follow, may you be strengthened by the fact that Patrolman Stewart is a man distinguished by exceptional courage and will always be admired for his brave deeds and noble qualities. You, your family and your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Tom Doyle
Cary Police Department, North Carolina

June 7, 2006

My prayers and thoughts to all who knew and miss Patrolman Stewart.

May God lay His healing hands upon the family.

Retired Captain Joe L. Gilliland
Danville, KY PD

June 7, 2006

I knew Greg personaly for about a two years and felt like I had known him all my life. He was the kind of officer you always wanted to be with you if you went into a bad situation. He was a mans man and a cops cop. His dedication to law enforcement was to be admired. I will miss him very much. I just hope that his son Charlie gets along O.K. without him.

Retired Detective L.R. Bowers
Beeville Police Department

June 7, 2006

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