Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Jonathan David Price

Marion County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, January 6, 2021

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Jonathan David Price

On behalf of the Ohio Attorney Generals Bureau of Criminal Identification & Investigation, our thoughts and prayers are with the immediate family of Deputy Sheriff Johnathan David Price and the extended law enforcement family of Marion County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina.

End of Watch Wednesday, January 6, 2021

Rest in Peace brother and watch over us. We will protect and serve from here on in your honor.

I fight not for glory or fame, for they are momentary. I fight for those who can't. I fight for Justice. I fight for the oppressed and the down trodden. And if I should lose my life for these just causes, then I have no regrets, For I serve to protect the innocent. It matters not where or when, for evil knows no boundaries. Be it fire, flood, or the threat of tyranny, I will not flee. Justice is my weapon. Faith is my shield. Hope is my armor. Cry not at my passing, for it was my Honor to fight for you. Shed not tears of sorrow, But tears of joy, for now, I stand with God.

By Jon F. Hooper

"Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Superintendent Joe Morbitzer
Ohio Attorney General, Bureau of Criminal Investigation

January 11, 2021

Rest in peace Brother Johnathan, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

January 10, 2021

God rest his soul.

Sgt. Robert A. Henne
Jersey City PD/Retired

January 10, 2021

Rest in peace Deputy Price. Thank you Sir for your service and sacrifice. Prayers and thoughts for the immediate family and fellow Deputies. God bless all our first responders.

Former Reserve Deputy Sheriff , OCSO FL
Osceola County Sheriff Office

January 10, 2021

Our heartfelt condolences and solemn prayers are forever with Deputy Johnathan Price and his family. May his soul rest in peace, gallant heroic steward.

Det.Calvin Guy
Ret.Det. PPD.,SGT.Guad.PD., Special Deputy BIA. MCSO.Deputy/HonorGuard

January 10, 2021

Praying for your family, friends, colleagues, and agency during this very difficult time for them and all of us. Thank you for your service! We shall remember you with pride and admiration always! May God Bless the Blue!

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons [children] of God. [Matthew 5:9];

“Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” [Matthew 5:4], and;

“Greater love has no one than this, that someone lay down his life for his friends.” [John 15:13]

Depart in peace, Brother-in-Blue; in the name of God the Father who created you; in the name of Christ Jesus who redeemed you; in the name of the Holy Spirit who sanctifies you. May you rest in peace and dwell forever with the Lord. Amen.

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, NCCA
Independent Christian Chaplain Ministry
Merrimack, NH 03054

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, D. Div.
Nashua Police Department
28 Officer James Roche Drive
Nashua, NH 03061

January 9, 2021

So sad to hear the news.

May you rest in peace after having served those around you. My thoughts are with you, your family, fellow officers and friends.

Reserve Police Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

January 9, 2021

Rest in peace Deputy Sheriff Price.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 9, 2021

Rest in Peace Deputy Sheriff Johnathan David Price. Thank you for your 3 Months of service with the Marion County Sheriff's Office in South Carolina and for your previous 3 years of service with the Dillon Police Department. We are all thankful to you for your service, your devotion and your sacrifices, and to your family and friends for their sacrifices. Our hearts break for your wife and your three children, and we want them to know that you will never be forgotten! Our thoughts and Prayers go out to all of your family, and to all of your sisters and brothers in Blue that protect us. God bless you all!! (Matthew5:9)

Kelly & Eddie King

January 9, 2021

We will remember.

Miss Eleanore Trupkiewicz
Civilian Supporter of Law Enforcement

January 9, 2021

A tragic loss.
Thank you for your service.
Prayers and condolences for the family.

Chief R. A. McCann
Armour College Law Enforcement/Department of Public Safety

January 9, 2021

Rest easy my Brother. We’ll take it from here.

Bob Dvoroznak
Cuyahoga County Sheriff (Retired)

January 9, 2021

May the Lord bless you & keep you. May the Lord shine upon your face, your wife’s & your kids’. Thank you for your service to the people of SC. You will NOT be forgotten. Peace to the family & the best of memories of this hero

Deputy Recruit Tim Worst
Virginia Beach Sheriffs Department

January 9, 2021

Rest In Peace Brother.


January 9, 2021

Deputy Jonathan Price, thank you very much for your service. You served and kept people safe every day. My prayers are with you and your family. The angels are singing in heaven.

Businessman Randy Johnson

January 9, 2021

Thank you for your time and service


January 8, 2021

Thank you for your service.

Dmytro Goloborodko

January 8, 2021

Prayers to the family. My heart goes out to you.

Sgt. Shannon Fletcher
West Monroe PD ( stepdad to fallen Officer Justin Beard 2017)

January 8, 2021

RIP, Deputy Price. Praying for your loved ones.

Officer C Curione (Retired)
Rochester Police Department, NY

January 8, 2021


Retired Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Canada

January 8, 2021

My prayers for the family of our fallen brother. I know our brother is in the presence of our LORD and Savior JESUS CHRIST and walking on the streets of transparent gold. May the grace and love of GOD fill the space in hearts.

Lieutenant Randall Ghent
Horry County Police Department

January 8, 2021

RIP Deputy Sheriff Price. Thank you for your service to the citizens of Marion County and Dillon

Sergeant Darren Weisse
Tufts University Police

January 8, 2021

My thoughts and prayers go out to the Marion County Sheriff's Office, to Deputy Price's family and friends and to all our brothers and sisters that continue to go to work each day knowing the risk. Please keep each other safe.

/Rebecca Arndt CSPD

January 8, 2021

I am sad to learn of the passing of a brother and hero in Deputy Sheriff Johnathan David Price. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver Blessings, Comfort and Peace to his family, friends and all members of the Marion County Sheriff's Office, South Carolina.

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

January 8, 2021

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept.
Columbia, SC

January 8, 2021

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