Sheriff Deputy William C. Woodgeard

End Of Watch: April 15th, 1963

Tour Of Duty: 9 months




Deputy Woodgeard was killed in an automobile accident at SR 216 and SR 78

 while responding to setup a roadblock to assist in a pursuit that was heading

towards Hocking County. He lost control of the patrol car while rounding a

curve and struck several trees.


Deputy Woodgeard was 54 and had been with the agency for only 9 months.

He was survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, grandchild, four brothers, and

two sisters.