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 Roy Woofter

Roy Woofter

Birth
USA
Death 27 May 1911 (aged 31)
Roswell, Chaves County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Albia, Monroe County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 100010716 · View Source
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Killed by gunfire in line of duty. Policeman at Roswell Police Dept. New Mexico

The Weston Democrat, Weston, Lewis Co. W.V.
WOOFTER, ROY, was shot and killed early last Saturday morning at Roswell, New Mexico where he served as chief of police. He is the son of Marion Woofter of Alum Bridge. The remains were interred at Albia, Iowa. Leaves wife and several children.

The Weston Democrat Friday 9 June 1911:
Brothers of the dead officer, W.E. and Lloyd Woofter of this city returned from Albia, Iowa (sic) the family home to which place the body was shipped, and where the funeral held.
Thanks Glenda for this information above.
The Carlsbad Current - June 2,1911. It has a long article about the shooting and calls him Marshall Woofter.The article says he leaves wife and no children. It can be found free at chroniclingamerica.com


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  • Created by: zoey
  • Added: 1 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 100010716
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Roy Woofter (3 Feb 1880–27 May 1911), Find A Grave Memorial no. 100010716, citing Oakview Cemetery, Albia, Monroe County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by zoey (contributor 47341385) .