Laid to Rest – 2021


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“Preserving the History of Law Enforcement in the Greater Cincinnati Area”


Greater Cincinnati Law Enforcement Personnel Obituaries- 2021​​​​​​​


 Date of DeathAgeNameAgency 
June 29, 202164Deputy William Henry “Bill” Cotton IVHamilton County Sheriff's OfficeObituary
June 26, 202173Sergeant Maurice James Howe, Jr. Cincinnati Police DivisionObituary
June 24, 202164Police Chief Michael D. “Bubba” GoinsVarious - See ObituaryObituary
June 20, 202171Police Officer Nicholas Scott KreimerCincinnati Police DivisionObituary
June 19, 202177Chief Deputy Terry C. Payer Ohio State Patrol and Butler County Sheriff's OfficeObituary
June 13, 202157Sergeant Randall Lee “Randy” PierceSpringdale Police DepartmentObituary
June 10, 202172Deputy Sheriff Paige Ellsworth NelsonButler County Sheriff's OfficeObituary
>June 10, 202191Sergeant Jerry L. BerryCincinnati Police DivisionObituary
June 6, 202169Police Chief John F. Wallace IIISharonville and Bethel Police DepartmentsObituary
June 5, 202186Police Chief William Richard “Bill” NussSharonville Police DepartmentObituary
May 29, 202163Police Officer John Edward OverpeckLemon Township Police Department / Butler County Sheriff’s Office / Fairfield Township Police DepartmentObituary 
May 29, 202186Sergeant Howard WhitsonCincinnati Police DivisionObituary 
May 22, 202160Lieutenant Timothy M. BrownCincinnati Police DivisionObituary 
May 12, 202194Lieutenant James Earl CombsCincinnati Police DivisionObituary
May 9, 202182Police Officer David Samuel KohakeCincinnati Police DivisionObituary
May 5, 202173Sergeant Wayne D. PfirrmanCincinnati Police DivisionObituary 
May 5, 202184Lieutenant Richard Corey KarpeCincinnati Police DivisionObituary
May 2, 202183Police Chief Gary Earl Rednour (1937-2021)Fairfield Police DepartmentObituary 
April 16, 202186Deputy Franklin Delano WebbHamilton County Sheriff’s Office,Obituary 
March 24, 202175Police Officer John Squire RileyFairfield Township Police DepartmentObituary 
March 21, 202187Agent Peter C. TsipisMultiple - see obituaryObituary 
March 12, 202175Lieutenant John Joseph Reiring, Jr.Middletown Police Department / Butler County Sheriff's OfficeObituary 
March 3, 202179Police Officer John Anthony MondaryCincinnati Police DivisionObituary 
February 27, 202179Sergeant Robert Dean CoxMiddletown Police DepartmentObituary 
February 19, 202165Major Earl Edward Price Jr. PriceHamilton County Sheriff's OfficeObituary
February 13, 202189Police Chief Raymond Scott HeslerFelicity Police DepartmentObituary 
February 12, 202136Corrections Officer Donald Raymond Gilreath IIIHamilton County Sheriff's OfficeObituary 
February 7, 202149Court Service Officer Brian Arnold MooreHamilton County Sheriff's OfficeObituary 
February 7, 202185Police Officer Joseph W. Arlinghaus,Sr.Cincinnati Police DivisionObituary 
February 4, 202181Sergeant Louis Dennis Niehaus Sr.Cincinnati Police DivisionObituary
February 4, 202191Detective Bryon B. JohnsonMiddletown Police DepartmentObituary
January 26, 202154Deputy Sheriff Phillip Carey BlackabyHamilton County Sheriff's OfficeObituary
January 25, 202179Lieutenant Joseph Robert DetermanCincinnati Police DivisionObituary 
January 19, 202173Specialist Douglas E. MaundrellCincinnati Police DivisionObituary 
January 17, 202193Police Specialist Eugene Francis GradyCincinnati Police DivisionObituary 
January 12, 202170Detective Claude Richard “Rick” SimpsonHamilton Police DepartmentObituary
January 9, 202173Detective Sandra Marie Schonecker TaylorKentucky State PoliceObituary
January 6, 202186Captain Dale A. FortnerKentucky State Policeobituary