October 22, 2014

Eddie Johnson Jr. - Law Enforcement - Alton, Missouri

Eddie Johnson Jr.
Police Officer Eddie Johnson, age 45, died in the line of duty on October 20, 2014.

Eddie was a member of the Alton Police Department. He had nine years of service. 

Details are limited as of this posting. 

Eddie was travelling in his patrol car to a house fire in Royal Oak, which is about 5 or 6 miles west of Alton. His vehicle struck a driveway entrance and overturned several times. He was ejected from the vehicle.  It is believed that Eddie was not wearing his seatbelt at the time of the accident. 

Eddie also served as a reserve deputy for the Oregon County Sheriff's Office. He was also the fire chief of the Alton Volunteer Fire Department.

The Alton Police Department, the Oregon County Sheriff's Office and the Alton Volunteer Fire Department are in mourning over the sudden death of their brother,
Michael, Archangel, Patron Saint of the Police,
pray for Eddie and for those who have lost him.
Eddie.  He will be forever remembered.

Eddie's loved ones are devastated over his tragic death. He will be forever mourned.

Eddie is survived by many loving comrades, friends and family members including his wife and three children.

Thank you for your service to the community, Eddie. 

Pray for all who die in the line of duty.

Pray that Eddie is in heaven. Pray that he is at peace and is with God. Amen.

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