Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Clarence D. "Doc" Lanham

McLean County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, July 27, 1967

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Clarence D. "Doc" Lanham

Thank you for your service and please know that your sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

July 27, 2020

Deputy Lanham's story was read in Richton Park Police Department's roll call on 3-25-17 to remember and honor him.

Sgt. James Galvan

March 25, 2017

Rest in Peace, Deputy Lanham. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 29, 2013

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 46th 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.

I pray for the solace of all those that love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Thanks to your friends for sharing their devotion to you through their reflections

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen Pittsburg (CA) officer Larry Lasater

January 20, 2013

Deputy Lanham, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

January 16, 2010

Many years may have passed but those that love you will never let your memory be forgotten. Continue to keep watch over your family members. You are a true hero.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

October 6, 2009

Thanks for your service. Rest In Peace.

M. G. W.

February 22, 2008

I wanted to extend my heartfelt sympathy to Deputy Sheriff Lanham's family even though 4 decades have passed since his death. We must never take for granted or forget the devoted service of our men and women who are in the profession law enforcement. He, like other police, put his life on the line every time he put on his uniform. I commend the McLean County Sheriff's Office for including this man's name on the list of those who indeed did die in the line of duty. May he rest in peace and be remembered by his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and beyond.

Marsha Vercelli
friend of his granddaughter

January 2, 2008

Rest in peace, Sir.
You are not forgotten and we thank you for your service.
Respectfully submitted
Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Deborah Roelandts (911 retired)
Oconomowoc Wisconsin

Chief John Roelandts (retired)
Town of Oconomowoc

December 9, 2007

You are remembered and placed on this heroic website. I am horored today to be able to leave you a reflection. You are a hero just by the profession you chose, thank you Sir for your service.

Pat Van DenBerghe
Manchester, NH

December 8, 2007

Deputy Sheriff Lanham,
It has taken over 40 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of McLean County. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.



December 6, 2007

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