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Officer Ronald Glen Kilby

Hermiston Police Department, Oregon

End of Watch Thursday, October 8, 1959

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Reflections for Officer Ronald Glen Kilby

Thank you for your service and please know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

October 8, 2020

Dad it’s been 61 years still miss you say hi to Mom and Vickey for me .

Ron

Ronald Kilby
Son

October 8, 2020

Thank you for your service and please know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten. Rest in peace always.

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

October 8, 2020

Your bravery is not forgotten, Prayers to your family. rest in peace.

Brandon
civilian

October 8, 2020

Dad it’s been sixty years it does not get easier family still loves you, your brothers in blue at Hermiston police station honor you,rest in peace.

Ronald Kilby
Son

October 8, 2019

Rest in peace Officer Kilby.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 31, 2019

Dad it’s been 59 years since we lost you . We all remember you and love you Rest In Peace hero.

Ronald Kilby
Son

October 8, 2018

Dad its been awhile since I left a note ,come here often to reflect not much of a writer.Say hi to Mom and Vickey you are all missed.
Ronald

son
son

October 9, 2017

Dad just checking in you are missed and loved say hi to mom for us love Ronald

Me Ronald Kilby
Son

January 15, 2017

Dad it has been awhile just letting you know you are not forgotten.love from your family.

Ronald Kilby

October 15, 2016

Today on the anniversary of your death we wish to remember you and thank you Sir for your service.

D. Holmes, Lieutenant
Federal Bureau of Prisons

October 8, 2014

Dad I hope you and Mom are happy just wanted you to know I think of you often tell Mom I said hi.

Ronald Kilby
Son

April 22, 2014

To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 54th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

November 5, 2013

Dad just to let you know we were camping with David (your grandson #2) and his girlfriend, also Missy your grand daughter and her husband). Your two great grandkids were ther Josh and Liam. we spent time at Assateague State Park with the ponies. Tell mom I said hi and will keep you up to date on further travels. Love Ron

family
Son

June 15, 2013

Dad as you know Mom came to be with you on the 18th. Take good care of her she missed you all these years. I hope you to will be happy together. We miss you both keep an eye on the rest of the Family, I promise I will not wait so long between messages.

Love Ron

Ronald Kilby
Son

May 28, 2013

DAD --WE WERE ALL THERE MOM,KURT,RON,JUDY,LORI BILL, TEENIE YOUR GRANDDAUGHTER AND RONNIE YOUR NAME SAKE AND GRANDSON - I WISH ALL YOUR GRANDCHILDREN COULD HAVE BEEN THERE-ESP MY SON TRAVIS -- I CAN NOT THANK OFFICER TIM AND HIS LOVELY WIFE ENOUGH FOR DOING AN OUTSTANDING MEMORIAL AND THE WHOLE HERMISTON POLICE DEPARTMENT WAS AWESOME -- THEY WERE SO KIND AND GENEROUS TO MOM--YOU WERE THERE AND YOU WERE HONORED BY SO MUCH LOVE --TO THE CITY OF HERMISTON MY THANKS

Anonymous

May 28, 2009

Kilby,

I think we made it right. I truly feel I met you through your family during your memorial dedication. Though there was no way I could be there when you needed me most, rest assured, all any member of your family has to do is ask, and I'll do whatever I can to help them.

Rest in peace brother.

Sgt Tim Beinert
Hermiston Police Department

May 27, 2009

Dad :Thanks to your loving children I will be able to be with them on May 25 ,2009. Mom raised us well ,your grandchildren certainly live through your legacy.My son will treasure your Medal of Merit paper -and I have made a copy for the Hermiston Police Department.
Love Vickey

Vickey Kilby_Dougherty

May 17, 2009

Officer Kilby,

It is good to know that even 50 years later, your sacrifice is not forgotten.

The fact that your relatives still tell your story shows a great deal of love and respect for the job you performed that day.

Rest in peace, #3.

Anonymous

March 27, 2009

Dad
In 2009 during police week I plan to ride cross country to visit your grave in Portland. I also plan to stop in Hermiston to visit the officers who have not forgoten you.Momn loves you and missess you as we all do.It will be 50 years since you gave your life and we have not forgoten you or stopped loving you.

Love your son Ronald

Ronald Kilby
son

July 31, 2008

Today on the anniversary of your death we remember you and thank you sir for your service.

Pat Van Den Berghe
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 8, 2007

Grandpa,
I am honored to be leaving a reflection for you on this truly remarkable website. I am proud to be related to such a brave and dedicated man. I am saddened that I have to write to you in this manner and that you are not able to be here with us today.
I am the daughter of your namesake Ronald. He is married to my mother Judy. I have two brothers Ronald and David. We spend quite a bit of time together. Although we are loud and crazy at times we love each other very much.
I recently got married; October 14, 2006. To a wonderful man named Seth, and he fits right into the family. I am currently working as a pediatric Occupational Therapist. I love it and hopefully working with kids will not scare me away from having my own some day.
I have had the opportunity to hear my father and your other children (my aunts & uncle) share memories of you. Some very funny and also some that are quite sad. I know that your memory will live on.
Only having had one grandparent I feel that I missed out on knowing some really great people. I know that you and my other grandparents were with me through all my accomplishments and tears. I hope that I make you all proud! I thank you all for giving me such wonderful parents!

Love,
Melissa

Melissa
granddaughter

April 29, 2007

DADDY YOU HAVE MISSED SO MUCH HEART ACHES LAUGHTER SEEING YOUR CHILDREN HAVE CHILDREN AND EVEN THEIR CHILDREN HAVE CHILDREN I KNOW YOU ARE WITH US EVERY DAY AND WE THINK OF YOU OFTEN. MY SON TRAVIS REMINDS ME OF YOU KIND WITH A STREAK OF ONRINESS,LIKE HIS DADDY TOO, WHO PASSED AWAY NOVEMBER 22 2005. I READ THE LETTERS YOU WROTE GRANDMA MARIE I TRIED TO KEEP IN TOUCH SHE WAS FIESTY TOO.

VICKEY MARIE KILBY-DOUGHERTY
DAUGHTER

April 27, 2007

Dad I'm sorry you did not get to see your grandchildren you would have loved them. I have three children , Kurt has 2, Vickey has 1, and Lori has 4. We all love and miss you.

Ronald Kilby
son

April 25, 2007

Dear Grandpa,
I am your first grandchild. Your daughter Lori is my mother. She is a remarkable woman. She married her high school sweetheart Bill, and the two of them have taught me a lot about love and respect. My Mom keeps your picture in her bedroom. I think that she looks a lot like you. I have heard many stories about you and have even seen some home videos of you, Gram Lois, Kurt, Ronnie, Vickey and my Mom. Grandma Lois loves my boyfriend Chris because he reminds her of you. He is very tall and he has broad shoulders as you did, he even majored in Criminal Justice. Thanks for being so brave and keeping the community safe, I am honored to be your granddaughter, and I would have loved to meet you.
Love,
Terra

Terra
First Grandchild

April 24, 2007

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