Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Christopher David Ward

Watauga County Sheriff's Office, North Carolina

End of Watch Wednesday, April 28, 2021

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Reflections for Sergeant Christopher David Ward

Rest in peace. May your soul rest in Heaven.

Retired First Sergeant Thomas Webb
New York State Police - Troop "D"

September 19, 2021

RIP Brother

Robert Sillmon
Randolph County Sheriff's Office (retired)

August 24, 2021

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Sgt Ward during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Donnie Meaders
Okemah (OK) Police Department (Retired)

May 30, 2021

Another "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

May 24, 2021

Rest in peace brother. Thank you for your service. God's speed sir.

Lieutenant John C. Moore
Wisconsin State Conservation Warden & State Trooper (Retired)

May 23, 2021

Sgt. Ward,

Thank you for your sacrifice for our nation. May you be with the Lord and may he be with your family.

Det. Russ Cain
Pittsburgh PD

May 23, 2021

Our thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers during this difficult time. Your service and ultimate sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Thomas H. Kelly Jr.
Assistant Supervisory Air Marshal in Charge (ASAC)
New York Field Office
Federal Air Marshal Service

May 20, 2021

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

May 18, 2021

The true measure of a person
is not found in the
might of their arm,
their wealth
or their power –
it is found in the strength
of their character.

There is no greater testimony to
ones character, than ones
willingness to sacrifice all,
in the noble quest of
providing protection to all
whom they serve.
Author Unknown

Javier Cornejo
Police Officer, Retired
City of Milwaukee Police Department
Milwaukee, Wisconsin

May 14, 2021

Rest in Peace Sergeant Ward. May the Lord grant your family, friends and co-workers peace during this very difficult time. Thank you for your service and sacrifice.

Deputy Parole Administrator Howard Wykes
Arizona Department of Juvenile Corrections

May 13, 2021

Thank you for your service and sacrifice. Rest In Peace Sergeant Ward. Our deepest heartfelt condolences to all of your family, friends, and brothers and sisters at Watauga County Sheriff's Office.

Postal Inspector Scott Horne
US Postal Inspection Service

May 11, 2021

Rest in paradise Sgt. Ward. Though we never met, you were crucial in identifying a suspect in a pursuit I had while I was employed at the Cecil County Sheriff’s Office (MD). The offender had gotten away from me that day but because of you they were identified and located quickly. You made sure to tell me “They’re most definitely going to have a stolen gun on them, be safe brother and let me know how it turns out”. Your memory will live on forever. We have the watch from here.

Patrolman Carter Pries
Hemlock Township Police Dept. PA

May 11, 2021

Thank you for your service Blue.

SFC (ret. Army) J Wilson

May 7, 2021

So sorry for the loss of these fine officers. Thank you for your service. Prayers to your family, fellow officer and the community you served.

Detective E. Duft

May 6, 2021

My condolences go out to your family, friends and the members of the Watauga County Sheriff's Office during this most difficult time
Rest In Peace my Brother in BLUE.
Your sacrifice will never be forgotten.

Officer Janet Sanchez
F.O.P member Yuma Lodge #24
Yuma Police Department

May 6, 2021

Rest in eternal Peace, good and faithful public servant.
God has already reserved a special place for our peacemakers.
Please continue your careful and diligent watch over us.
When Law Enforcement perishes, a proud and caring nation mourns.
Thank you for your heroic sacrifice!
Thank you for your selfless service!
Thank you for your guardian protection!

Our prayers to the family and department.

Charles F. Holloway, Jr.
Citizens Police Academy Alumni Association
Elizabethtown Police Department

May 5, 2021

Sgt. Ward, this is a horrible story and heartbreaking beyond belief. Brother, you did your job and did it well, no one could have imagined this outcome from a simple welfare check.

God Bless you, Brother and thank you for your service. May your eternal rest be peaceful.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Department

May 5, 2021

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Sergeant, Chris Ward, in the line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow Deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

May 3, 2021



May 3, 2021

I would like to offer my condolences to the family, friends, and coworkers of Sgt. Ward. I am sorry for your loss. His service and sacrifice for the people of North Carolina will be remembered. I am praying for your comfort and peace.

Deborah C.
Wife, Mother, Aunt of LEOs

May 2, 2021

Rest In Peace brother. Your courage and service will not be forgotten. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family and department during this tragic time. Matthew 5:9

Lieutenant Don Barton
Garden City PD, MI

May 2, 2021

Rest In Peace brother!

Captain Ray Waters
Pitt County Sheriff Office, NC

May 2, 2021

Thank your selfless sacrifice, your years of service and your efforts to help those in need. As an alumni of Appalachian State, this one hits harder; especially knowing the community you serve and how close knit it is. May you Rest In Peace and know that your family will be loved and protected by those of us here holding the line.

Lieutenant Justin Baxley
Archdale Police Department

May 1, 2021

Thank you Sgt. Chris Ward for you dedication and service to our Nation. You will not be forgotten. Our prayers go out to your family and to the Watauga Co. Sheriff's Office. Rest in Peace, Brother!

Paul Miller
Pastor, Calvary Chapel Tri-Cities TN
Tri-Cities Cops for Christ

May 1, 2021

Lord God, You came to Earth to show us what true love looks like. You taught us that love was about sacrifice, virtue, and service. You taught us that love means to lay down Your life for one another. For fallen officers everywhere, we thank You for their selfless example of courage and valor. We ask that You bless and keep the families and friends of these fallen officers. Wipe every tear from their eyes, O Lord. Help them to heal and to move forward in a way that honors his memory. Heavenly Father, bless and keep the families of the fallen police officers. Though the officer made the ultimate sacrifice in their line of duty, their spouses and children are also making an enormous and continuing sacrifice in living on this earth without their loved one. O Lord, help us to rally around these spouses as a community. Help us raise these children as if they are our children. It takes a community, Lord God. Bring us together around the family of a fallen officer to be that community for his family. Give us the means to uplift them and bear their burdens, as You taught us to do in Your Word. In Christ Jesus, I pray. Amen.

Pastor Steven R. Closs, D.Div, MSBS, OLICC
Associate Pastor - United National Church

Captain Steven R. Closs (Ret)
Nashua NH Police Department

May 1, 2021

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