Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper Charles R. Lilly

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Sunday, October 29, 1967

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Reflections for Trooper Charles R. Lilly

Rest in peace Officer Lilly.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

June 7, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother. We remember and honor you on the 50th anniversary of your E.O.W. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

October 29, 2017

Almost 48 years since that morning I was dropping off my son Tony to be baby set by Carol when I was shocked to learn Chuck had been killed just a few hours earlier,

Approximately, 1 1/2 years later I began my own CHP career and hope that my service honored the memory of Chuck Lily.

God Bless you & your family

Officer Jack Azevedo
California Highway Patrol

September 26, 2015

I just want to thank those who have posted to this site. Especially those who didn't know him yet took the time to write a reflection. He will have a memorial ceremony to honor him this month which means so much to our family. Thank you to all who made this possible. I wish I could have known him as an adult. To me he was Daddy.

Elizabeth Marsh

October 1, 2013

Charles (Dick) Lilly was a wonderful man. I remember him as being a rather quiet man, unassuming, loving, kind, and taking his duties to heart. It was a special thrill to ride in his squad car with my dear friend who became my cousin. You see, His wife's family grew up with my dad's family, and after his untimely death, my dad married his widow, Carol. She became my loving stepmother and their darling kids, Beth, Susie, and Dave, my precious sisters and brother. I loved Officer Lilly and I'm very thankful to him for his excellent service and his legacy to me and my family.

Katherine Harbaugh

September 1, 2013

Officer Lilly: Just wanted to remember you for your sacrifice for all of us. It has been 45 years since you were taken, but I'm sure to your family and friends it has just been a heartbeat in time.

Please know the Blue and Gold goes on and does a fine job. Keep a protective eye on all my CHP, especially my beloved San Bernardino Squad.

Thank you for your service and your heroism. We are indebted to you.

With love,


LoVae Pray Martines, Law Enf. Liaison
MADD, San Bernardino County

October 29, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 42nd anniversary 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.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya


October 29, 2009

Rest in Peace, Officer Lilly. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

October 22, 2009



October 29, 2007

40 years and WE still remember You Brother Because the BLUE & GOLD NEVER FORGETS OUR OWN !! Keep resting peace knowing this.. God Bless All

Calif Hwy Patrol..Ret.

October 29, 2007

No fellow California law enforcement personnel killed in the line-of-duty, should be forgotten.

Officer Lilly, may Your Soul Rest-In-Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor

October 29, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 29, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

Pat Van Den Berghe, Manchester, NH
Neighbors for a Better Manchester, NH

October 29, 2007

I was born on the day of your last watch and later became a police officer myself. May God continue to watch over you and your family. You are not forgotten

Officer Burris
Evansville P.D.

August 14, 2005

We will never forget the sacrifices that you made.
God Bless you and keep you as you guard his gates of heaven.

Cleveland PD, Ohio Retired

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