Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff John Morgan Bilbrey

Putnam County Sheriff's Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Friday, September 4, 1942

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff John Morgan Bilbrey

Wish we had the opportunity to know you. Heard lots of stories and memories from Dad (Leonard) and family. You are together now and we look forward to seeing you. We did name one of our sons after you - Johnathan Morgan Bilbrey born 8/5/2001. Thank you for your service.

Greg Bilbrey

December 3, 2023

Rest in peace always and please know that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your fellow law enforcement.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 4, 2020

We will continue to honor your sacrifice to the citizens of Putnam County. RIP Brother.

Deputy Fred Parker
Putnam County Sheriff's Dept., TN.

September 27, 2016

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 61rst anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to leave a tribute to you. 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 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 Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

April 28, 2013

Thank you for your service.

Police Officer
Mesquite Police Department TX

May 2, 2010

I have heard many storys of how great a father you were. I look forward to the day we get to meet.

John Kevin Mathis

November 23, 2009

Rest easy, brother. Today, I honor you.

Senior Ptlm J Anthony Sandoval
Kingsville Police Department

September 26, 2008

Rest easy, brother. Today, I honor you.

Senior Ptlm J Anthony Sandoval
Kingsville Police Department

September 26, 2008


Fresh flowers will be at your grave 2nd Sunday of May long as I live. USA Flag will also be there every decoration day.

Lex D. Dietz

April 15, 2007

Thank you for honoring my father, John Morgan Bilbrey. He was a fine man we know, and was exceptionally dedicated to home, family, and country. My mother, brother, sister and I felt his loss for the rest of our lives."
-Leonard Bilbrey, Son of John Morgan Bilbrey

Leonard Bilbrey

March 21, 2007

A gasoline transport truck was left unattended in front of the service station on the corner of Broad Street and Washington Ave.The truck started moving, headed toward the
jail knocking the street light down. He must have heard the
noise and went to the door just as the truck crashed through.He was killed instantly. He was my Daddy. I was 5
years old. I still miss him.

Florene Bilbrey Mathis

March 20, 2007

Deputy Bilbrey I too serve with the same Department that you gave your life for the Citizens of Putnam County. May you rest in peace and I want you and your family to know that you will not be forgotten. Thank you for your service.

Deputy Sheriff Danny N Holmes
Putnam County Sheriff Department

October 6, 2005

Deputy Bilbrey, you are not forgotten

September 23, 2005

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