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Sheriff James O. West

Fulton County Sheriff's Office, Kentucky

End of Watch Tuesday, August 11, 1925

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Reflections for Sheriff James O. West

Rest in peace

Nick mottola

August 11, 2020

Thank you for your service and rest in peace knowing that your memory and sacrifice will always be remembered by your law enforcement brethren.

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

August 11, 2020

My Uncle Killed Sheriff James O. West with a double barrell shotgun on Aug11,1925 his name was Monrow Heatherley he died in Prison at Eddiesvill in 1954
He was my grandmothers brother, The family says he was off in the head at the time of the shooting.

Major Richard R. Taylor, Sr.

Major Richard R. Taylor, Sr.
United States Army

January 20, 2014

I am privileged to be among the first to leave a reflection for you. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 87th anniversary year of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. 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.

Time never diminishes respect and 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

August 11, 2012

My Grandmother Savannah Georgie (nee-Heatherley) Green was a sister to Monroe Heatherly who shot and killed Sheriff James O. West; back on Aug 11, 1925.
After talking with family members I would like say we send our deepest sympathy to the James O. West family. GrandmotherGreen said Monroe had some mental problems for quit some time and had lost contact with the real world. I have some photos of Monroe Heatherley while serving time at Eddiesville Prison died there in 1954; grandma said no one claimed his body but didn't know why.
Will answer and question I might know the answer to.

Major-Richard Rex Taylor, Sr.

Major Richard Rex ., Sr.
Certified Genealogist

February 26, 2012

Sheriff West,
On today, the 85th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Fulton County.



August 11, 2010

RIP my Brother. Thank you for your service.

Deputy S. Yates
Covinton County Sheriff's Dept. (Mississippi)

July 28, 2010

RIP my Brother

Deputy S. Yates
Covinton County Sheriff's Dept. (Mississippi)

July 26, 2010

Sheriff West your not forgotten.

Gilbert Daniel

July 23, 2010

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