|Birth: ||Dec. 1, 1936|
|Death: ||Feb. 13, 1970|
California Highway Patrol Officer William R. Court was in pursuit of a traffic violator who ran a stop sign at Geer and Monte Vista Roads near Turlock. His patrol car skidded out of control on the rain slick road and hit a concrete abutment near Geer and Taylor Roads. The officer was killed almost immediately.
Officer Court became a member of the CHP in 1965 and served in the San Leandro area office before transferring to Modesto in 1967. He was survived by his wife, Joan, son, Paul, 8, and daughter, Gail, 5.
Officer Court is honored at the Stanislaus County Peace Officer Memorial in Lakewood Memorial Cemetery, The California State Peace Officer Memorial in Sacramento, CA, and the National Peace Officer Memorial in Washington, D.C., Panel 45-E, Line 11.
Violet Sarah Lambert Court (1906 - 1983)
Acacia Memorial Park
Plot: TR-5G W1/2 73
GPS (lat/lon): 37.64815, -120.98462
Created by: Ed Smith
Record added: Apr 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36452792