Recently Fallen Hero


Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix

Henderson County (NC) Sheriff’s Office
End of Watch: September 10, 2020

Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix was shot and killed as he and other deputies responded to a vehicle break-in. A citizen confronted the suspect and the two exchanged gunshots. Once deputies arrived on scene, the suspect appeared to comply, but then opened fire on deputies striking Deputy Hendrix. The other deputies returned fire killing the suspect. The second suspect was apprehended. Deputy Hendrix is the 37th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the fourth officer fatality from the state of North Carolina in 2020.

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18 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

    1. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, Friends, and Brothers and Sisters in Law Enforcement at the senseless loss of Sheriff Deputy Ryan Hendrix. His Service and Devotion to protect his Community will always be remembered.
      Rest in God’s arms now, Deputy Hendrix. You are Home.

  1. Prayers being offered for Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix, his family, and the members of the Henderson County Sheriff’s Office. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Deputy Hendrix.

  2. May God watch over his family and help ease their pain I am sure he will be greatly missed the world will miss him I know I do.

  3. I am very sorry to hear that young Officer Hendrix passed away, in
    the line of duty… Our police officers should receive much more
    love and honor…! May his family, friends, and department experience
    comfort and peace…. now, and in the months to come… With love, from Utah !

  4. What a sad day at your loss of life Deputy Sheriff Ryan Hendrix. Way too young for this to happen. I cannot thank you enough for your Brave service. You are a hero and respected along with all your brother and sisters in Blue. I pray for your loved ones and those who had the honor to know you. Peace in heaven. Florida Cares.

  5. Rest In Peace Deputy.
    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and coworkers. May God’s healing light shine upon all of you.

  6. Our deepest condolences to The Dept and Family of Deputy Sheriff Hendrix… There are no shortcuts through grief, only a path, along which our Lord himself has walked and will walk with us with his gentle strength!! R.I.P. Deputy Sheriff Hendrix, may perpetual light always shine upon you Sir 🌟 Mother of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3-24-2019 in El Paso Tx 💙🦋

  7. To the family of Deputy Hendrix, may God bring peace to you all during this time of great loss. Please know there is support out there. I am from a law enforcement family, work in law enforcement and my father was killed in the line of duty. There is a special place in Heaven for this sweet young man.

  8. A hero through his lifetime, a hero memorialized too soon.
    Our loss, heavens gain. I know you are at peace, I pray for
    comfort and strength for the family & friends left behind,
    for now. They will see you , in a little while, so , until then,
    send comfort, & thanks for watching over us, & protecting
    us from harm, from your higher point of view, now. It is just like
    you, and am sure you can watch over more of us now,
    From your higher plane, & new promotion.
    Thank you for everything, you are our hero,
    Memorialized too soon.

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