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Constable John Henry Willsey

Colerain Township Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Thursday, August 15, 1918

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Reflections for Constable John Henry Willsey

Rest in peace knowing that no passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice.

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

August 15, 2020

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Constable John Henry Willsey of the Colerain Township Police Department, Ohio and the additional 59 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation

August 15, 2019

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of God."
Matthew 5:9

Marshal Chris Di Gerolamo
Federal Air Marshal Service

January 8, 2019

Constable Willsey,
On today, the 100th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Colerain Township. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

R.I.P.
USBP

Anonymous
United States Border Patrol

August 15, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

August 15, 2018

Today is the 100th anniversary of Constable John Willsey's EOW. We are grateful for his service to his nation.

Stan Jefferson
Citizen of Arizona

August 15, 2018

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Constable John Henry Willsey of the Colerain Township Police Department, Ohio and the additional 59 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 15, 2018

Dear Uncle John Henry, I just found you doing geneology research. Your death certificate reads homicide-- shot in the head. I am abjectly sorry but so proud of you being a hero. You were my great grandfather's brother and I am sure the whole family was heartbroken. Rest in peace

Holly Drake
Great Grand Niece

March 5, 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 95th anniversary year of your death. I am priviliged to be among the first 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 21, 2013

IN HONORE CASORUM
Gone, but not forgotten.
Continue to keep watch over us all.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department

August 15, 2012

It an honor to know that you are family. You are a hero for serving your fellow man!

Anonymous

December 30, 2008

Constable Willsey,
Thank You for your service and sacrifice. YOU are a HERO!!You may have left us but you will never be forgotten...
God Bless you... Rest in Peace..

Joyce
Sister of John P Harris EOW 8/19/1994

April 14, 2008

Constable Willsey,
It has taken over 89 years, but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Colerain Township.

R.I.P.
Anonymous

Anonymous

February 9, 2008

I AM HONORED TO LEAVE A REFLECTION FOR YOU AS YOU ARE ADDED TO THIS PLACE OF FALLEN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS. THANK YOU SIR FOR YOUR DEDICATION AND SERVICE, YOU ARE A HERO JUST BY THE PROFESSION YOU CHOSE

VANDENBERGHE
MANCHESTER, NH

February 7, 2008

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