Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Robert Lloyd Cloaninger

Iredell County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Sunday, August 3, 1919

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Robert Lloyd Cloaninger

No passage of time will ever erase your service and sacrifice. Rest in peace always.

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

August 3, 2020

Rest In Peace Brother LEO. Thank you and your family for your sacrifice and service. Never forgotten.

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

August 3, 2019

Deputy Sheriff Cloaninger,
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 Iredell County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

BPA Mike Casey
United States Border Patrol
El Paso Station

August 3, 2019

The Iredell County Sheriff’s Family Auxiliary, on behalf of the Iredell County Sheriff’s Office, wants to extend our continued condolences and prayers to the family of our fallen Deputy who made the ultimate sacrifice. We have not forgotten your dedication and heroic acts.

Deputy Robert Lloyd Cloaninger served the citizens of Iredell County with honor and we are forever thankful for his service.

ICSO Family Auxiliary
Iredell County Sheriff's Office

April 30, 2018

My uncle Robert Lloyd Cloaninger was added to the Memorial in Washington DC in May 2013. I had the privilege of attending the Candle Light Vigil ceremony.

Deputy Kenneth Cloaninger Retired
Iredell County Sheriff / Nephew of Lloyd

November 21, 2014

Rest In Peace Deputy Cloaninger, you are remembered.

Sgt. Jarrod L. Wilson / K9 Officer
West Virginia Division Of Corrections

August 3, 2014

Uncle Robert, it was a privilege and an honor to attend the May 13, 2013 Candlelight Vigil at the National Law Enforcement Memorial in Washington DC for the addition of your name to the Memorial. It has ben a long time coming and way over due. It is also a privilege and an honor to be able to say that I was able to serve as a member of the same department, the Iredell County North Carolina Sheriff's Department, and be able to retire. I wish I could have had the honor to have met you. You make me proud to be related to you and to have served in your foot steps.
I have often wondered why I chose a career in law enforcement and with the same department as you. I was not aware of your story until 1991 when a friend showed me a newspaper article about your death. I think my journey from that day until I attended the Candlelight Vigil when your name was read and honors paid answered that question.

Deputy Sheriff Kenneth E. Cloaninger/Ret
Iredell Co NC Sheriff Dept/Nephew

May 23, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 90th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service to my home state and the birthplace of my son. My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 11, 2009

Deputy Sheriff Cloaninger,
It has taken over 90 years, but you are finally being honored. I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Iredell County.



November 10, 2009

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