Recently Fallen Hero

Police Officer Kenneth Reid Lester

Richmond (IN) Police Department
End of Watch: February 10, 2020

Police Officer Kenneth Reid Lester succumbed to injuries he sustained on February 17, 1995, when he was involved in an on-duty traffic accident while responding to a call and sustained debilitating injuries. Officer Lester is the first officer fatality from the state of Indiana in 2020.

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13 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. May family & friends of Office Lester be greatly comforted
    during this hard time of his passing. While 25 years have passed
    since he sustained those injuries, it must have been very challenging
    for him and his loved ones. May each person experience peace, and
    receive strength for the weeks ahead. With love, from Utah !

  2. May Officer Kenneth Reid Lester Rest In Peace, and may his family find comfort to have this ordeal behind them. Thank you, Officer Lester, for your service and courage to battle these injuries over the years.

  3. Prayers being offered for Police Officer Kenneth Reid Lester, his family, and the members of the Richmond Police Department. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Officer Lester.

  4. God’s comfort and peace to Officer Lesters Family. He was faithful to service for many years after being injured. God bless

  5. Thank you for your Service Officer Lester.
    Rest my Brother in Blue . Our thoughts and prayers are with your Family and your Blue Family.

  6. Our deepest condolences to The Dept. as well as Officer Lester’s family. I will keep all in prayer. Keep strong in faith. Close to our maker!! This unexpected tragedy will bring loved ones to their knees, ask the Lord for strength and courage to move forward. R.I.P. Officer Kenneth Reid Lester. Thankyou for your sevice 💙…Mother of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW -3-24-2019 El Paso TX.

  7. Thanks for your service Officer Lester.
    Prayers for your family and loved ones. They will use all the fine memories they have of you.

  8. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue of Police Officer Kenneth Reid Lester. His Service, Devotion to caring for others, and many years of struggle from his accident will always be remembered, and forever appreciated.
    Rest in God’s arms now, Officer Lester. You are Home. Peace to You, our Hero.

  9. Dedicated to all fallen law enforcement and their families:

    Let The Healing Waters Flow

    Reminiscing on the past
    And the life left behind
    A tear builds with emotion
    Never a chance to rewind

    Move forward, just go on
    Press toward your set mark
    Words so easy to speak
    Though never a place to start

    Precious memories play on and on
    From the journey through each day
    For mending the empty heart
    That’s been shattered and tossed away

    Tears now begin streaming
    Rolling steadily down the face
    Little rivers cleanse the pain
    Washing the hurt away

    So let the healing waters flow
    Let them free the burdened soul
    Let them nourish and heal the body
    For newness to blossom and grow

    Open up the weary floodgates
    Let the healing waters flow
    These are no signs of weakness
    For you’ve carried a heavy load

    Growth comes now upon you
    Having endured the raging storm
    It’s time to fulfill your purpose
    Predestined before you was born

    Take a kneel, bow down to Him
    Praise His glorious Name
    It was Jesus Who coddled you softly
    When you couldn’t go another day

    It was He Who lay down His life
    He let His Healing Waters Flow
    Hanging upon the cross
    Felt pain you could never know

    Move forward, just go on
    This task can now be done
    Walk the righteous path
    Imputed by the Father’s Son.

    By: Rickey M. Childers II
    June 17, 2017

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