February 13, 2017

Reagan Tokes - a Victim in Ohio

Reagan Tokes, age 21, died on February 9, 2017, in or near Grove City, Ohio. 

Reagan Tokes
Tragically and inexplicably, Reagan was murdered. 

Reagan had left work at a Columbus bar before 10 p.m. on February 8th and was reported missing on February 9th. Her body was found on February 9th at a park in Grove City, Ohio which is about 10 miles from Columbus.

Brian Lee Golsby, age 29, has been charged in connection with Reagan's death. He has a lengthy criminal history.  At this time it is believed that he had no known connection to Reagan. 

A funding site has been set up in Reagan's memory for a scholarship fund to give hard working high school students a chance to attend college. 

Reagan was a senior student studying psychology at Ohio State University. She was
Angels of God, pray for Reagan and
for those who have lost her.
scheduled to graduate in the Spring of 2017. She also worked at a bar in Columbus. Her co-workers have stated that Reagan will forever remain in their hearts and that they love her. 

Reagan's loved ones are devastated over her sudden and tragic death. She was a vibrant, loving young woman who embraced life. She was kind and generous in spirit. She did her best. She will be forever mourned.

Reagan is survived by many loving friends and family members including her parents, Toby and Lisa; and her sister Makenzie Rae.

Pray for justice for Reagan. 

God save us from the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Reagan is in Heaven. Pray that she is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 8, 2017

Ryan Moyer - Firefighter - Waldo, Wisconsin

Ryan Moyer
Firefighter Ryan Moyer, age 31, died on February 4, 2017, on a roadway in Lyndon, Wisconsin.

Firefighter Moyer was a volunteer member of the Waldo Fire Department. He had five years of service.

Waldo is a village in Sheboygan County with a population of just over 500. It is part of the Sheboygan Metropolitan Statistical Area.

In the afternoon, Ryan was driving two other volunteer firefighters in his own vehicle, putting up posters and collecting donations for a fire department fundraiser. Ryan's vehicle crashed for unknown reasons.  The accident is being investigated.  

Tragically, Ryan succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the accident. The two other firefighters did not suffer life threatening injuries. 

Florian, Patron Saint of
Firefighters, pray for Ryan
and for those who have lost him.
Ryan was a State Certified firefighter who attended many training opportunities including National Fire Academy classes. In 2014, Ryan won the Firefighter of the Year award at the Waldo Fire Department. 

Friends describe Ryan as a man with a kind spirit who did a lot for the community. 

Donations to help the family with expenses can be made to the Ryan Moyer Memorial Fund in person at the Waldo State Bank or you can mail them to P.O. Box 8 in Waldo, Wisconsin, 53093.

The members of the Waldo Fire Department are in mourning over the death of their young brother. Ryan was known for his hard work and for his energy put toward fundraising, remodeling the fire station and generally being helpful in any way he could. Ryan will be forever remembered.

Ryan's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. Ryan was loving and was loved in return. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Ryan is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his parents, his brother, his wife and his young son.

Thank you for your service to the community, Ryan. 

Pray for all who die by misadventure. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray that Ryan is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 6, 2017

Greg Meagher - Sheriff's Deputy Fatality - Georgia

Sergeant Greg Meagher, age 57, died in the line of duty on February 5, 2017, at a hospital in Augusta, Georgia.

Greg Meagher
Sergeant Meagher was a member of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, based in Augusta. He had 33 years of service.

During the afternoon, Greg and three other deputies were called out to a medical facility in Augusta. A woman was unconscious inside the building. Once inside, Greg and the deputies were overcome by chemical fumes and were pulled outside by fire department personnel.

Greg was rushed to a local hospital where, tragically, he passed away.

The three other deputies were treated for exposure to toxic fumes and survived the incident.

In 2004, Greg had been shot in the face while assigned to a federal narcotics task force.

Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Greg and
for those who have lost him.
The members of the Richmond County Sheriff's Office are in mourning over the death of their brother. Greg will be forever remembered.

Greg's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Greg is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to the community, Greg.

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray for all who die while coming to the aid of strangers in distress. They are the true heroes of the modern era.

Pray that Greg is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 3, 2017

Steven Floyd - Corrections Officer Fatality - Smyrna, Delaware

Steven Floyd
Sergeant Steven Floyd, age 47, died in the line of duty on or before February 2, 2017, at the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center in Smyrna, Delaware.

Sergeant Floyd was a member of the Delaware Department of Corrections. He had 16 years of service.

After 10:00 a.m., on February 1, 2017, a riot broke out in one building of the correctional center. A lengthy hostage situation ensued in which Steven and three other prison employees were taken prisoner by the inmates.

At about 5:00 a.m. on February 2, 2017, a tactical response team stormed the building and, tragically, found Steven deceased.

The other prison employees were rescued. They did not sustain life-threatening injuries.  

Over 100 inmates involved in the riot remain in custody pending an investigation. All are suspects in Steven's death. 
Adrian of Nicomedia, Patron
Saint of Prison Guards,
pray for Steven and for
those who have lost him. 

Friends describe Steven as a loving husband, father and an adoring grandfather.

The members of the Delaware Department of Corrections are in mourning over the death of their brother. Steven was a professional who was well liked and well respected by his comrades. He will be forever remembered. 

Steven's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He was loving and he was loved in return. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Steven is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his wife. 

Thank you for your service to Delaware, Steven. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

God save us from the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Steven is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 2, 2017

Eric Mumaw - Police Officer Fatality - Nashville, Tennessee

Police Officer Eric Mumaw, age 44, died in the line of duty on February 2, 2017, in Nashville, Tennessee. 
Eric Mumaw

Officer Mumaw was a member of the Metro Nashville Police Department. He had 18 years of service. 

After 4:00 a.m., Eric and another officer responded to a call that a 40 year old woman in a vehicle was contemplating suicide. The officers located the woman in the vehicle and as they were trying to talk to her the vehicle rolled down a boat ramp and into the Cumberland River. 

Both officers attempted to pull the woman out of the car. Eric was pulled into the river's current.  

Attempts to reach Eric failed because the water was just too cold. 

Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Eric and
for those who have lost him.
Tragically, Eric died from drowning.

The suicidal woman escaped from the vehicle and got to shore where she was later found to be intoxicated. She may be charged in connection with Eric's death.

Eric had received the Police Department's Exemplary Service Award in 2003 and a lifesaving award in 2011. 

The Metro Nashville Police Department is in mourning over the death of their brother. Eric was always smiling and joking. He was well-liked and well-respected by his comrades. He was a good friend and a good officer who was dedicated to his job and to his community. He will be forever remembered.

Eric's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Eric is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to the community, Eric. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray for all who die while coming to the aid of strangers in distress.  They are the true heroes of the modern era.

Pray that Eric is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

February 1, 2017

Karen Simek - A victim in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Karen Simek
Karen Simek, age 53, died on January 31, 2017, at a food company in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

At about 6:00 a.m., Karen was entering her place of employment located on the south side of Milwaukee. Karen had been employed at this company for over 11 years.

For no apparent reason, she was shot after she parked her car and as she entered the building. Co-workers pulled her inside but, tragically, she died of her injuries, at the scene.

Karen had a degree in Home Economics from Mount Mary University and worked as a food technologist. In her free time, she enjoyed needlework, bike riding, hiking, and spending time with her family. Karen enjoyed travelling with her husband in the U.S. and Canada. She supported the Girl Scouts of America and the Guide Dogs for the Blind organization.

The motive for the shooting is unknown. It may have been as a result of some sort of fouled up robbery attempt by an unknown man or men.

If you have any information about this crime, you are urged to call the Milwaukee
Light a candle for Karen. Light her way to Heaven.
Police Tip Line at (414) 933-4444. The call will be anonymous.

If the killer of Karen was a thief, we ask him this question: What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world and loses his own soul?

Karen's co-workers are in mourning over her death. Karen was a highly valued and well liked member of the company. She will be forever remembered.

Karen's loved ones are devastated over her sudden and tragic death. She did her best. She will be forever mourned.

Karen is survived by many loving friends and family members including her mother, Marie; her siblings Kathy, Michael, Robert and Mary; and her husband, Kevin.

Pray for justice for Karen.

God save us from the thieves and the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Karen is in Heaven. Pray that she is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 31, 2017

William Ryan Owens - U.S. Navy Fatality - Yemen

William Ryan Owens
Chief Special Warfare Operator William "Ryan" Owens, age 36, of Peoria, Illinois, died in the line of duty on January 28, 2017, in Yemen.

Chief Special Warfare Operator Owens was a U.S. Navy sailor who was assigned to an East Coast based Special Warfare Unit. He was working in support of U.S. Central Command Operations.

Al-Qaeda is attempting to seize territory during the chaos of the Yemeni civil war.

Ryan was involved in a raid and firefight against an Al-Qaeda unit when he was wounded. Tragically, he passed away due to his injuries.

Ryan joined the Navy in 1998 and received his special warfare training in Coronado,
Angels of God, pray for Ryan and for those
who have lost him. 
California. During his years of service, Ryan earned numerous awards and decorations, including two bronze stars with a combat “V” for valor and heroic service.

Ryan's Navy comrades are in mourning over the death of their brother. Officials stated that Ryan was an exceptional Navy Seal, who was highly respected by his peers. He served silently, nobly and bravely during all of his assignments. He was a patriot and a hero. He will be forever remembered.

Ryan's loved ones are devastated over his tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Ryan is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to America, Ryan.

Pray, without ceasing, unto God for an end to all War. It is enough.

Pray that Ryan is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 25, 2017

David Fahey - Police Officer Fatality - Cleveland, Ohio

David Fahey
Police Officer David Fahey, age 39, died in the line of duty on January 24, 2017, in Cleveland, Ohio.

Officer Fahey was a member of the Cleveland Police Department. He worked with the First District. He had 2 years and 6 months of service.

At about 6:00 a.m., David was assisting at the scene of a traffic accident on a highway in a suburban area of Cleveland. He was placing road flares on the roadway when he was struck by a vehicle.

The driver fled the scene but was apprehended later that day. Israel Alvarez, age 44, has been charged with vehicular homicide.

David was rushed to a local hospital, where, tragically, he passed away from his injuries.

David was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He comes from a family of law enforcement officers. 

The Cleveland Police Department is in mourning over the death of their brother. David
Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for David and for
those who have lost him. 
was one of the good guys. He tried to make a difference. He will be forever remembered.

David's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He loved life and had a kind spirit. He really wanted to help others. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

David is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to America and to the community, David. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for justice for David.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

God save us from those who strike us down on the road and then run away like wolves. Amen.

Pray that David is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 20, 2017

Michael Louviere - Police Officer Fatality - Louisiana

Michael Louviere
Police Officer Michael Louviere, age 26, died on January 20, 2017, on a street in Marrero, Louisiana.

Officer Louviere was a member of the Westwego Police Department. He had 18 months of service.

Westwego has a population of just over 8,500 and is a suburb of New Orleans.

At about 6:30 a.m., Michael was off duty and was driving home when he came across what seemed to be a crash scene on the roadway in Marrero. Michael was in uniform. 

The situation was the result of a domestic violence incident. A woman was injured in a vehicle and Michael was attempting to help her. A male approached Michael from behind and shot him in the back of the head.

Tragically, both Michael and the woman died at the scene.

The shooter fled the scene. The authorities are looking for Sylvester Holt, age 32, who was romantically involved with the woman. This man has a history of violence directed towards women and has had several protective orders filed against him in the past.  

If you have any information regarding this crime, please call the Westwego Police Department at 504-341-5428 or call your local police department. 

Michael was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who had served in Afghanistan. 
Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Michael
Louviere and for those
who have lost him. 

The members of the Westwego Police Department are in mourning over the death of their young brother. Michael was a well-liked and well-respected member of his Department. He was one of the good guys. He will be forever remembered.

Michael's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He was a caring man, a family man and a man of faith. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Michael is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his wife and young daughter and son.

Thank you for your service to America and to the community, Michael. 

Pray for all who reach out to help those in danger and who die because of it.

Only the lowest of snakes shoots a man in the head from behind.  

Pray for justice for Michael. 

God save us from the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Michael is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

Raymond Murrell - Police Officer Fatality - Illinois

Raymond Murrell
Police Officer Raymond Murrell, age 27, died in the line of duty on January 19, 2017, at a hospital in Glendale Heights, Illinois.

Officer Murrell was a member of the Bloomingdale Police Department, Illinois. He had 1 year of service with the Department. He had previously served with the Cook County Department of Corrections.

Bloomingdale has a population of just over 22,000 and is located approximately 28 miles northwest of Chicago.

After 9:00 p.m., Raymond was responding to a call about a theft in progress at a retail store when his patrol car left the roadway. He struck a utility pole at a city intersection.

Raymond was rushed to a local hospital where, tragically, he died of his injuries.

The cause of the accident is under investigation. It is believed that poor and rainy weather conditions may have led to the crash. 

Michael, Patron Saint of
the Police, pray for Raymond
and for those who have lost him.
Raymond had graduated from the Suburban Law Enforcement Academy at the College of DuPage, where he earned distinguished honors. He had also helped to save a man's life during his field training. 

The members of the Bloomingdale Police Department are in mourning over the death of their young brother. He was a fair and just man who loved being a police officer. He always had a smile on his face. He had a bright future ahead of him in law enforcement. He will be forever remembered.

Raymond's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Raymond is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to the community, Raymond.

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die by misadventure. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

Pray that Raymond is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 19, 2017

Colt Allery - Deputy Sheriff Fatality - North Dakota

Colt Allery
Deputy Sheriff Colt Allery, age 29, died in the line of duty on January 18, 2017, on a roadway near Belcourt, North Dakota.

Deputy Allery was a member of the Rolette County Sheriff's Office, based in Rolla, North Dakota. He had 3 months of service with the Sheriff's Office. He had previously served with other agencies in North Dakota. He had a total of 3 years of service in law enforcement.

During the early evening of January 18, 2017, Sheriff's Deputies and a Rolla Police Officer responded to a call that a minivan had been stolen. The officers located the vehicle but the driver sped off and a car chase ensued. The vehicle was remotely monitored and the monitoring company was able to disable the minivan on a road near Belcourt.

As the officers approached the vehicle, the driver started shooting. He shot Deputy
Michael, Patron Saint of the
Police, pray for Colt and for
those who have lost him. 
Allery who, tragically, died of his wounds at the scene.

The shooter was also killed by law enforcement officers. 

The members of the Rolette County Sheriff's Office are in mourning over the death of their young brother. Colt is described by Sheriff's Office officials as full of spunk, cheerful and happy all the time. He will be forever remembered.

Colt's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Colt is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members who will forever miss him.

Thank you for your service to the community, Colt. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray for all who die suddenly. They are with us one moment and are gone before we can say goodbye.

God save us from the Lost Ones who bring death to strangers. Amen.

Pray that Colt is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 18, 2017

Jerry Walker - Police Officer Fatality - Little Elm, Texas

Jerry Walker
Detective Jerry Walker, age 48, died in the line of duty on January 17, 2017, at a hospital in Denton, Texas.

Detective Walker was a member of the Little Elm Police Department. He had served as a school resource officer and as a narcotics detective. He was an award-winning marksman. He had 18 years of service.

Little Elm is about 36 miles northwest of Dallas.

During the afternoon of January 17, Jerry and other officers responded to a call about an armed male on a residential street in Little Elm. The male was outside of a house behind a fence. He was ordered to drop his weapon but he ran inside of the house and started shooting out of the doors or windows. 


One of the shots hit Jerry in the upper body. Jerry was airlifted to a hospital in Denton where, tragically, he died of his injuries.

The male shooter barricaded himself inside of the house for several hours and was
Michael, Patron Saint of the Police, pray for Jerry
and for those who have lost him. 
found dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Jerry was a veteran of the U.S. Army. Many citizens of Little Elm consider Jerry to be a role model to many. He is remembered as going out of his way to help people turn their lives around and get back on the right track. He wanted to make a difference.

The members of the Little Elm Police Department are in mourning over the death of their brother. Jerry was one of the good guys. He will be forever remembered.

Jerry's loved ones are devastated over his sudden and tragic death. He was loving and was loved in return. He did his best. He will be forever mourned.

Jerry is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his wife and four children.

Thank you for your service to America and to the community, Jerry. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

God save us from the psychopaths. They are killing us, Father. Amen.

Pray that Jerry is in Heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

January 17, 2017

Jonathan Gover - a Good Samaritan in Washington State

On Sunday, January 15, 2017, Jonathan Gover was at the food court of the Alderwood Mall in Lynnwood, Washington. 
Jonathan Gover

Lynnwood is a city of just under 37,000 and is located 16 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 

Around 2:00 p.m., a confrontation broke out between the employee of a food court restaurant and a disgruntled customer. The customer, a 37 year old male, pulled out a knife and stabbed the restaurant employee in the back. 

Jonathan Gover jumped up and put a choke hold on the attacker. The attacker managed to cut Jonathan on his calf which later required 11 stitches. The attacker then released his knife and was apprehended by the police.  

The Good Samaritan reaches
out to others in times of danger.
The restaurant employee was taken to a local hospital where he is recovering. 

Jonathan is a Navy Veteran and is also a Mixed Martial Arts fighter. 

Jonathan stated: "I was just doing what I think more people in our society should be doing, which is helping others."

Jonathan Gover is a Good Samaritan. 

Good Samaritans are the everyday heroes of the modern era.

God bless Jonathan Gover and all who step up in times of distress. Amen.

God save us from those who are unhinged and who carry knives and guns to public places. Amen.