April 23, 2021

In the Memory of: Clinton Showalter

Clinton Thomas Showalter, 40, of Charlottesville, Virginia passed away on April 28, 2020 in Charlottesville, VA. He was born in Harrisonburg, VA May 10, 1979 to, and is survived by, his loving parents, S. Frank and Cathy Showalter. Clinton grew up in Timberville and attended Broadway High School, graduating in 1997 and later received a Bachelor of Fine Arts in …

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April 22, 2021

In the Memory of: Special Agent Michael Timothy Walter

MICHAEL TIMOTHY WALTER Special Agent Michael Walter was shot and killed in the 1900 block of Redd Street in Richmond, Virginia while investigating a suspicious vehicle at approximately 7:30 pm. He and several Richmond Police Department officers were conducting high visibility patrols in the Mosby Court public housing complex due to a recent trend of shootings and other crime. The …

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April 22, 2021

In the Memory of: Lieutenant Pilot Henry John “Jay” Cullen, III

HENRY JOHN “JAY” CULLEN, III Lieutenant Pilot Jay Cullen and Trooper Pilot Berke Bates were killed when their Bell 407 helicopter crashed into a wooded area in a residential neighborhood on Old Farm Road in Albemarle County, Virginia. They were in the area to monitor civil unrest that was occurring in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a large protest. The helicopter had …

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April 22, 2021

In the Memory of: Trooper Pilot Berke Morgan Matthew Bates

BERKE MORGAN MATTHEW BATES Trooper Pilot Berke Bates and Lieutenant Pilot Jay Cullen were killed when their Bell 407 helicopter crashed into a wooded area in a residential neighborhood on Old Farm Road in Albemarle County, Virginia, at approximately 6:30 pm. They were in the area to monitor civil unrest that was occurring in Charlottesville, Virginia, during a large protest. …

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April 22, 2021

In The Memory Of: Trooper Lucas Dowell

LUCAS BARTLEY DOWELL Trooper Lucas Dowell was shot and killed as he and other members of the Virginia State Police’s Tactical Team made entry into a home to secure it for a search warrant as part of a narcotics investigation. The team was assisting members of the Piedmont Regional Drug and Gang Task Force serve the search warrant at a …

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April 22, 2021

May 4th Virtual Event

In commemoration of International Firefighter’s Day, Tribute To First Responders, Inc, invite you to join us in celebrating firefighters by lighting your home in red on May 4, 2021. We ask that you change your porch light(s) and share your #Shine4Firefighters story with us on social media as a thank you to all of the firefighters who are on the front lines …

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February 27, 2021

In the memory of : Police Officer Nick Winum

Police Officer Dominic J. Winum Stanley Police Department, Virginia End of Watch Friday, February 26, 2021 DOMINIC J. WINUM Police Officer Nick Winum was shot and killed while conducting a traffic stop near Judy Lane at approximately 3:30 pm. The subject fled the scene after the shooting but was apprehended a short distance away. Officer Winum had served with the Stanley …

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March 14, 2020

In the Memory of: Steven Craig Besecker

The Scottsville Community lost a hero on February 23, 2020. Steven loved his family more than life and was available day or night to provide help or advice. He also devoted himself to serving others as a member of the Scottsville Rescue Squad for 35 years. 1ST  RESOLUTION  OF Scottsville Area Fallen First Responders  MEMORIAL CELEBRATING THE LIFE AND SERVICE …

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