Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff James Louis Anderson, Jr.

St. Johns County Sheriff's Office, Florida

End of Watch Thursday, January 14, 2010

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff James Louis Anderson, Jr.

Hey, James,
Just wanted to stop by and say hey, your friends and family are missing you like crazy, not sure if ya know all this, but lets see in the past few months 4 deputies popped the question to the girls of their dreams. I do so hope that they are so happy, and that they are always safe, well you know who they are. Have ya met my dad and son yet, bet they met ya as you were coming up, my dad HIs name is also James, he was he strongest man I have ever known, my son his name is also James, he is with my dad. bet you and my dad are laughing up a strom up there, please tell him and my son that I love them and miss them so.
Tedder has some rough days, and sometimes I have to say to him, Would James want you to do that, no one will ever replace the friendship you made with everyone you have met, but you have to live your life to the fullest, and also that if James was still here, he would prolly knock ya upside your head, and telll ya what for and explain,

so many people I know you were good friends with, and they are still miss ya, i only knew you for a short time, and I thank you for just being who you are.

please keep you wings around all these people as we go to work and at home, your family will always be in my thoughts and prayers, GOD SPEED,

Laura Morgan
St.Johns Co.So.< St.Augustine fl

August 2, 2010

The Dail family of Ocala, Florida sends our deepest condolences to you and sincerest love. We are praying for you and grieving with you. May the LORD carry you and protect and provide for you. Trust Him, rest in Him.

The Dail family, Ocala, FL
in-laws Ofc. Tony Zeppetella eow:6/13/03

July 2, 2010

James was just talking about you today...I miss you buddy! You are a great man!


June 30, 2010

I come to the ODMP often to remember my late fiancé Dennis. Every time 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 officer they loved. My heart goes out to everyone who knew and loved Deputy Anderson, especially his wife. 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. I can also be found on Face Book.) You will be in my thoughts.

From reading the reflections left for James, 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 James' life and the MAN that he was. Remember that James' life was about so much more than the way he died. James will continue to live on as long as we continue to remember him.

Deputy Anderson, 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 late fiancé Dennis up there give him a big hug for me and the kids. It's been seven years and a half years but he's still very much missed and forever loved.

Wishing you brighter and better days,

Jocelyne :)

"Forever Remembering 26-3"

Jocelyne Brar (Winnipeg, MB Canada)
Fiancée of Deputy Dennis R. McElderry (EOW: 01/03/03)

June 26, 2010

Deputy James Anderson is the reason, I found this page. I saw his memorial page on Face Book and I was very saddened by his story and his death. His story led me here. May the Angels look over his wife and children, keep them safe, successful and strong!


May 19, 2010

What's up bro. Just dropping by to say hello and thinking of you as well. I passed D.R.E. School. Impaired drivers, beware. Thanks for keeping us safe. For the past two weeks, I drove by the spot and prayed to say hello. I knew you were there, keeping me safe as I drove back and forth. Forever and ever, love you bro. Semper-Fi

Deputy Quentin Beckton
St. John's S.O.

April 22, 2010

Deputy Anderson, I did not know you, though we are all connected through the terrible and tragic loss of You as well as my Captain Chad Reed on the same day. You were a good and honorable deputy, based on erveything I have heard about you.
You served your community,the State of Florida, and country as a United States Marine.
May God walk with you as you Guard the streets of Heaven...God Bless and Semper Fidelis Marine.
Keep a good eye on Capt. Reed for me!

Sgt. C.P. Hart
Dixie County Sheriff's Office-Patrol Div.

April 19, 2010

Today while at the rest area, I thought of that day and remembered the very moving service that was held. You will not be forgotten and will be missed.

Tpr. S. Howard
Florida Highway Patrol

March 30, 2010

Dear Family, Friends, and Co-Workers of Deputy Sheriff James Louis Anderson,

We are so sorry to here about your tragic loss of your loved one. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you in support during this very difficult time. We wish we could be there in person to offer support. We know that sometimes there is little comfort that comes from words. During the holidays remember those special moments you have shared together and the love you shared. Keep focused as you can on the memories and joyous times for these things may bring you comfort. Rely heavily on family, friends, and other law enforcement for support. Honor your fallen loved one, for their sacrifice will not be forgotten. Deputy Sheriff James Louis Anderson is a hero. He will live on through all of you forever.


Alissa Scott
Widow of Beryl Wayne Scott
E.O.W. 09-10-02

Lisa Schultz
Widow of Don Schultz
E.O.W. 05-12-04

Co-Founders of Survivor Help Network


March 28, 2010

Thank you for your service to our county and for the commitment as a peace officer. May God grant you eternal peace.

Deputy Doug Sullivan
Fresno County Sheriff's Office

March 22, 2010

Deputy Sheriff Anderson,
Sir, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served in the USMC. And to your family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine


March 19, 2010

Rest in peace, Deputy Anderson. Thank you for your service to the community. You will be missed. Prayers for your family, friends, and fellow law enforcement brothers & sisters.

Kathy Bubb
Former FL Resident

March 14, 2010

James. To this day, I still think of you and miss you. Not a day goes by I don't. I know your up in heaven, patrolling the golden streets and watching over us, as we continue to fight the good fight. You know how i'm aggressive when it comes to removing impaired drivers from the highways. I got accepted in D.R.E. School, which will help me more, in successful prosecution of impaired drivers. Until we meet again; "Catch Up With You Later Bro"

Deputy Quentin Q. Beckton
St. John's County Sheriff's Office

March 8, 2010

James, I miss you everyday! I am extremely grateful to have you as a friend. You always knew what to say and made me laugh even if I didn't feel like laughing. Thank you for your "life lessons" when I shared a problem with you.

You are an amazing asset that will be missed always!!! No one can fill your shoes. My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. I love you and will see you soon my "Brother".


St. Johns S.O.

February 26, 2010

My thoughts and prayers are with those friends and family members that are left behind and cannot follow. Rest in peace my brother in blue...we will take it from here.

PFC Adam F Laser
Westminster City Police Department

February 17, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

Rest In Peace and I'll see you on the other side.

Sgt Don "Boots" Jensen

Don P Jensen
Milwaukee Wisconsin Police, Retired

February 15, 2010


Dare County Sheriffs Office, NC

February 11, 2010

James was one of my best friends and my partner. We were bound into a friendship that will always be dear to my heart. We talked daily and spoke 5 minutes prior to this tragic event. Brother we will miss you but know your family is our family !! Love you brother !!!

Deputy Tom Evans
SJSO, Best Friend & Partner

February 6, 2010

On behalf of the entire Colorado Springs Police Department Wives Association, we extend our deepest sympathies to the St. Johns County Sheriff's Office and the family and friends of Deputy Anderson. Our hearts and prayers are with you all as you honor one of our nation's true heroes. His service and sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Lauren Yanez
Colorado Springs Police Department Wives Association

February 2, 2010

Deputy James Anderson and Family

I know when you arrived to heaven Joshua was waiting on you . What an honor to have had you serve our country and St.Johns county. I pray for your family for there lose is so great . Thank you for sharing your dear husband,father with us all.

Candy Smith
Aunt of Joshua Blyler EOW 5/4/2004

February 1, 2010

James, I am glad I had a chance to know you brother....I will see you again one day...til then watch over us all! To your family I am sorry for their loss, to you I am thankful for your service!!

Detective Gene Tolbert
St Johns County Sheriff's Office

January 28, 2010

My prayers go out to the friends and family of Deputy Anderson. Never let his memory fade !!

Invest. Mike Bradford; Ret
Tallahassee Police Dept

January 27, 2010

Thoughts and Prayers are with your family and your agency. RIP Brother in Blue.

Police Officer D. Kirk #309
Round Lake Heights PD (IL)

January 26, 2010

James, James, James. Really don't know where to start, but i'll start by say I miss you. It still doesn't seem real to me bro. Having a hard time making sense of it all. The service was AWSOME, though i'm sure you saw it and was AMAZED and i'm sure you said, "Wow, all this for me"! Yes, all of it was for you. You deserved it and much more. I know we will be safe fighting the good fight, knowing you're in heaven patrolling the golden streets and watching over us while we are in hell, awaiting for us to patrol the golden streets with you one day. You will be forever loved and missed. I promise you I, and everyone elses life you touched, will never forget you. Take care bro. We know you're resting in peace with out LORD and SAVIOUR JESUS CHRIST.

Quentin Q. Beckton
St. John's County Sheriff's Office

January 26, 2010

It was an awe inspiring sight to see all of the patrol vehicles with lights on driving to the Church in remembrance of you.
I want to thank those individuals who stopped on the side of the interstate to pay their respects.
The service today left many with teary eyes. We will miss you and like your baby brother said if you love someone, tell them.
Protect your family and all of us on our daily journey.

Florida Highway Patrol

January 23, 2010

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