Sheriff
William E. Carver
Harrison County Sheriff's Department
Saturday, September 29, 2001

Age: 50
Served: 28 years
Badge #:
Panel 19E, Line 25
Not Included

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Date/Time of Incident:
Saturday, September 29, 2001
09:00 am
Incident to Death Duration:
Same day
Incident Location:

Incident County:
Harrison
Incident Township:

Weapon Used:
None
Suspect Disposition:
None
Burial Place:
Smith Campground Cemetery, Dogwood

   Sheriff William Carver suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to the scene of a fatal residential fire in Corydon. He and his wife were tending to his late mother's estate when he was requested to come to the scene of the fire.

   While driving to the scene he began to experience severe chest pains so they stopped by his doctor's office, where he collapsed shortly after arriving. Medical personnel began cardiopulmonary resuscitation immediately and transported him to Harrison County Hospital where he suffered another massive heart attack and passed away.

   Sheriff Carver was in his first term in office. He had previously served as the Corydon town marshal for six years. Sheriff Carver was survived by his wife, daughter, two sons, grandson, father, four sisters and five brothers.

Military Service


United States Marine Corps
Vietnam War

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This officer has been denied inclusion on the Indiana Law Enforcement and Fire Fighters Memorial in Indianapolis.


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