Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Trooper George Danny Nash, Jr.

Mississippi Department of Public Safety - Mississippi Highway Patrol, Mississippi

End of Watch Friday, February 4, 1983

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Reflections for Trooper George Danny Nash, Jr.

As I was traveling to Natchez on Highway 84 this morning, I passed your sign honoring your memory and your Service to our Great State! Thank you! You will always be remembered “RedLeg”

Master Sergeant Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol

August 27, 2022

Danny and I went to different high schools, We both had a lot in common. We both sang in our high school choirs, played football, same position and same #51. Danny, you will never be forgotten for your service and just being you.

Don Pulliam

March 20, 2022

You are not forgotten Danny. We were speaking of you today. Rest easy my Brother in Blue.

Lt. Dory May retired
Pearl Police Dept.

February 4, 2022

My father a Ret. MHP Trooper has always remember this young Trooper! Rest East Trooper!

U.S. Postal Inspector Race Gordon
United States Postal Inspection Service

February 4, 2022

Rest in peace Trooper Nash.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

August 9, 2021

Not knowing Danny, he walked into my music studio and said " I really want to learn how to sing; will you help me? I smiled and said : "of course!". He and I set out on a relationship where even though he was my student, he and I would chat in my studio and we talked about several things ( outside of music). I remember the day he told me that he really wanted to be a state trooper.....WOW ! How many guys come up with that?!!
Danny was a down to earth, thoughtful, kind, 'straight forward person' with a smile that could 'light up a room' !! I think of him many - many times: ……..because I had some students over to my home for dinner and he brought me 2 Western Sizzling steel steak platters. I still continue to use them when I char grill outside in Decatur,IL They are special to me!

Martha Cushman Dcatur,IL
Asst Prof. of Music (Voice) @ Univ of Southern Miss.-Hattiesburg

August 2, 2020

He was friend we work together at a steakhouse in Hattiesburg Even at young you new he was a brave and honorable man

Jeff Douglas
Friend. Co eorker

June 13, 2020

Rest in peace

Lt. Jim Russo

February 5, 2018

Never forgotten. R. I. P.

Tampa Fl

February 4, 2018

Thank you for your service! Rest easy in heaven

Officer John Hill
US Customs and Border Protection

February 4, 2018

Remembering your service brother.

Sgt a Investigator Greg Kouba
Victoria County Sheriff’s Office, Texas

February 4, 2018

I knew Danny when he was a radio operator in District 7, MHP Sub Station.. Only a few times when we had a detail in the Hattiesburg area or stopping to fuel up.
Had the not such a honor dealing with the Georgia escapee when he was brought back from Mississippi for charges from his Georgia cases.
He was a as whole from the time officers picked him up for his return trip. When he was headed to court I had the honor of handcuffing his arms and legs chains and putting on a charge belt... I was the one with the light him up remote.

Lt Mike Bryant
City of Stone Mountain Police, Georgia

December 13, 2017

Trooper Nash, your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The Great State of Mississippi and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow "RedLeg"!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, TroopD

February 4, 2017

Trooper Nash, your memory will be forever remembered by the people of Mississippi. Thank you sir for your service and sacrifice, you will never be forgotten.

Mississippi Going Blue

February 5, 2016

Trooper Danny Nash, Jr. your sacrifice will never be forgotten! Thank you for your dedicated service to The Great State of Mississippi and the citizens you were sworn to protect! Continue to rest in peace my fellow "RedLeg"!
"Greater love has no one than this, than to lay down one's life for his friends." John 15:13

"Blessed are the peacemakers: for they shall be called the children of GOD." Matthew 5:9

Corporal Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol, Troop D

February 4, 2016

I remember you well Danny, that tall swagger that big sweet smile and always a pat on my shoulder as you ask,"how you Ms Sid"
Such a pleasant good looking young man in his patrol and other uniform.His Memorial Highway is in Franklin County, MS but we claim him in the Forrest county area as one of our own and remember him with the other fallen officers of the MHWSP District office off Hwy 49 south of Hattiesburg, MS, a display of his trooper hat in a memory cabinet and photo gallery in the public lobby.RIP

Barbara S Powell RN BSN PHN CCM (Ret)
My husband Sidney Powell wasPatrol Radio Dispatcher

May 18, 2015

One of my high school best friend's older brother discovered Trooper Nash after the shooting had occurred and called for help on the car radio. It seems like yesterday when I was told the next day of what had happened to Danny. Then the days that followed going through the road blocks with Troopers seeking any information that would be helpful to the case. I don't get back to Mississippi much these days, but I still think about that night everytime I do visit and travel Highway-84.

Corporal Robert W. Harrigill Florida Highway Patrol Homicide Investigator

May 15, 2015

32 years ago today. Your sacrifice will never be forgotten Danny. Rest east troop.


February 4, 2015

Thank you Trooper Nash for your service to the Great State of Mississippi! You will never be forgotten! Rest in Peace fellow "RedLeg"!

TFC Tony Dunn
Mississippi Highway Patrol

May 28, 2014

Wow, so many years ago, and that night is still so vivid in my mind. I was radio dispatcher for Franklin County. A slow night like so many others, you left the office earlier that evening and my last words to you were, “Be careful out there”, words that I told each officer on their way out the door. Little did I know that would be the last thing I said to you. A couple hours later a citizen gave a mayday over your radio. Officer down, somebody please help. A call that shook our small county and changed us forever. How could something this awful happen here? I’ll always believe that you thought you had pulled over someone from your hometown and planned to ask about friends, give them a warning, and send them on their way.
Mississippi lost a good man that night at the hands of a couple of evil men. The only consolation is that they were caught and prosecuted. That won’t bring you back, but we’ll always remember you as a kind, respectful man who was full of life, always a jokester, fun to be around. You are gone but not forgotten.

V Shelton
Franklin County Sheriff Office Dispatcher

February 4, 2014

RIP brother...30 years ago today! Gone but not forgotten!

Officer Rob England
Collins, MS Police Dept.

February 4, 2014

Danny and I went to Petal High together and we were in the choir there. He was such and fun loving and very mischevious but loveable guy. Would do anything for you or with you. Such a senseless loss. It seems like it was just yesterday. Days pass so quickly and time just does not stand still. He is still to this day one of my most memorable moments from high school. Miss you Dude!

Debbie Brent

February 4, 2014

you will not be forgotten. every time i pass by your sign on hwy 84, i say a prayer for you. you were so young when you died....such a loss. god bless you now and forever.

peter in natchez
publisher miss-lou magazine/natchez sun

March 17, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 29th 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.

Time never diminishes respect and your memory will always be honored and revered. I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. I hold your family in my heart's embrace today. To your many friends who have left such loving and respectful reflections, thanks for sharing a friend's eternal devotion to their beloved Danny.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

February 4, 2012




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