HFD Presumptive Illness Line of Duty Deaths
The International Association Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Wall Colorado Springs, Colorado

Submitted to the IAFF by the Houston Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 341
Last update: July  6, 2018

Total of 139 Firefighters

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Other  These are the Firefighters we would like to know the cancer type-if you can help with that let me know.
Not Received Full Honors -These Firefighters have not been honored in COS. If you know family members please contact me. (713) 598-6125

Adams, Grover C.-Deputy Chief-June 12, 2010  
Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Adkins, Leslie C.-Chauffeur-July 2, 2017  Cancer: Esophageal
Added to the COS Wall-2018

Anderson, Jerry W.-Firefighter-August 10, 2005  Cancer: Head and Neck
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2019

Arto, Julius F.-Chief Dispatcher-March 31, 1994  Cancer: Colon
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Ary, Joseph A.-Chauffeur-May 2, 2002  Cancer: Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2016

Bailey, Forest A. Jr.-Firefighter-February 22, 2017  Cancer: Epithelioid Hemangioma-Endothelioma
 Added to the COS Wall-2019

Bandy, William E.-Chauffeur-March 8, 2001  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2013  

Barfield, Edward W.-Dispatcher-January 25, 1999  Cancer: Spinal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Barras, Howard J.-Sr. Captain-May 11, 1987  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Birkelbach, Tracy-Sr. Captain-January 1, 2009  Cancer: Pancreatic
 Added to the COS Wall-2019

Blackmon, Joseph J.-Chauffeur-July 21, 2008  Cancer: Kidney
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Blevins, Elmer W.-Captain-May 10, 2012  Cancer: Other
Added to the COS Wall-2013  
 

Brown, Ronald G. Sr.-Captain-September 8, 2017  Cancer: Prostrate
 Added to the COS Wall-2019

Burton, John A.-District Chief-May 31, 2017  Cancer: Stomach
Added to the COS Wall-2018

Byrn, Geroge O.-Sr. Captain-October 31, 1978  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors


Caballero, Daniel-Chauffeur-May 17, 2015  Cancer: Metastatic Esophagus 
Added to the COS Wall-2015

Cadena, Randy M.-Firefighter-April 4, 2011  Cancer: Other
Added to the COS Wall-2012

Carson, Gary L.-Chauffeur-July 27, 2013  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Full Honors 2016

 Carter, Charles R.-Captain-November 5, 2008  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Full Honors 2018

Caswell, Craig J.-District Chief-February 14, 1995  Cancer: Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2017

Chandler, James C.-Chauffeur-December 31, 2013  Cancer: Brain
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2016

Collins, Thomas G.-District Chief-April 24, 2010  Cancer: Colorectal
Added to the COS Wall-2010

Crenek, Robert L.-Sr. Captain-July 26, 1994  Cancer: Stomach
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Crowe, Don W.-Arson Investigator-April 7, 2010  Cancer: Other     
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Cunningham, Timothy R.-Engineer/Operator-December 17, 2018  Cancer: Metastatic Melanoma
Added to the COS Wall-2021

Dave, Darryl L.-Firefighter-January 26, 2016  
Cancer: Melanoma-Skin
Added to the COS Wall-2017

Delgadillo, Joe H.-Firefighter-September 30, 2012  Cancer: Lung and Stomach
Added to the COS Wall-2013

Edmonds, Leo T.-District Chief-April 6,1963  COD: Heart
Added to the COS Wall-2015

Elkin, Dennis H.-Captain-November 29, 1996  Cancer: Colon
Added to the COS Wall-2018

 
 
Faith, Carl H. Sr.-Captain-September 24, 1971  Cancer: Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Fortune, Robert G.-Captain-April 22, 2013  Cancer: Esophageal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Gaddis, Edwin G.-Captain-June 19, 2012  Cancer: Other
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Gaeke, Wilbert J.-Captain-June 4, 1999  Cancer: Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2018

Gage, William S.-Sr.-Captain-July 8, 1996  Cancer: Renal Carcinoma
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2016

Gallegos, Mario M. Sr.-Sr. Captain-August 5, 1990  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2016

Gibbs, Ira D.-Captain-September 23, 1995  Cancer: Leukemia
Added to the COS Wall-2015

Goodlett, Gary L.-Firefighter-July 2, 2006  Cancer: Stomach
Added to the COS Wall-2013

Grimstead, Ronald A.-Firefighter-May 5, 2018  Cancer: Liver/Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2020

Guillory, Dwayne F.-Captain-May 18, 2008  Cancer: Neuroendocrine Tumor
Added to the COS Wall-2009
 
Gunderson, William E.-Captain-April 4, 2021  Cancer: TBD
Added to the COS Wall-2022

Ham, Timothy W.-Captain-May 2, 2018  Cancer: Colon/Rectal
Added to the COS Wall-2019

Hataway, Warren D.-Chauffeur-June 24, 2014  Cancer: Esophageal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Full Honors 2016

Hatton, Loron Franklin Jr.-Inspector-August 18, 1997  Cancer: Lung 
Added to the COS Wall-2019

Harling, Jimmy W.-Sr. Captain-February 23, 2012  Cancer: Stomach
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Hebert, Michael E.-Firefighter-July 6, 2011  Cancer: Esophageal
Added to the COS Wall-2012

 
Hemphill, Van C.-Captain-January 5, 2013  Cancer: Other    
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Henderson, John D.-Captain-October 20, 1999  Cancer: Brain
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Hendricks, Harold R.-Chauffeur-March 21, 2017  Cancer: Bladder
Added to the COS Wall-2018

Hill, Louis N. Jr.-Chauffeur-April 20, 2012  Cancer: Renal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Hill, Theodore Sr.-Sr. Inspector-January 21, 2009  Cancer: Other
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Holder, Dennis W.-Assistant Chief-November 23, 1995  COD: Cardiac Arrest
Added to the COS Wall-2015

Holleman, Glenn E.-Captain-November 29, 2002  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2017

Holt, Wade B-Chauffeur-December 21, 1993  COD: Cardiac Arrest
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Hubenak, Jerry J.-Chauffeur-April 11, 2009  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Hudgens, Philip J.-District Chief-July 27, 2916  Cancer: Metastic Carcinoid Tumor
Added to the COS Wall-2016

Itzen, Teddy D.-Captain-October 12, 2011  Cancer: Melanoma Skin
Added to the COS Wall-2012

Jahnke, Eugene C.-Assistant Chief-September 14, 2003  Cancer: Melanoma Skin
Added to the COS Wall-2013

Jahnke, Steven S.-District Chief-August 15, 2007  Cancer: Melanoma Skin
Added to the COS Wall-2015

 Johnson, Cohnway M.-Cadet-May 4, 2009  COD: Cardiac Arrest
Added to the COS Wall-2010

Johnson, Elvert H.-Chauffeur-July 19, 2010  Cancer: Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Johnson, George V.-District Chief-January 25, 2006  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2017

Johnson, Jeffrey L.-Firefighter-January 19,2018  Cancer: Myeloblastic Leukemia
Added to the COS Wall-2020

Judd, Kenneth R.-Inspector-January 7, 2007  Cancer: Liver
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2017

Kasper, Patrick J.-Chauffeur-April 4, 2012  Cancer: Brain
Added to the COS Wall-2013

LaCombe, Douglas P.-Arson Investigator-March 10, 2014  Cancer: Liver
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2016

Leago, Kevin A.-Senior Captain-December 12, 2019  Cancer: Neuroebdicrube
Added to the COS Wall-2020

 LaStrape, Herman-Engineer Operator-February 13, 2019  Cancer: Leukemia
Added to the COS Wall-2020

 Lawrence, Roland J.-Sr.-Captain-December 26, 2004  Cancer: Rectal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2018

Lawson, Jakob-Captain-October 31, 2017  Cancer: Colon
Added to the COS Wall-2018

Leggio, Joe F.-Senior Inspector-December 21, 2018  Cancer: Liposarcoma
Added to the COS Wall-2021

Loos, Francis C.-Chief Inspector-September 18, 1990 
Cancer: Colon
Added to the COS Wall-2018

 Lucio, Leroy P.-Captain-July 20, 2020  COD: COVID-19
Added to the COS Wall-2021

M
aresh, Franklin D.-Captain-April 8, 2017  Cancer: Leukemia
Added to the COS Wall-2020

Mays, Michael A.-Firefighter-June 24, 2008  Cancer: Renal Cell Carcinoma 
Added to the COS Wall-2010

McAdams, Joe L.-Chauffeur-August 10, 2012  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

McCarty, Robert W.-Captain-August 31, 1995  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors


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McClaugherty, Clifford L-Sr.-Captain-December 14, 2008  Cancer: Esophageal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

McDonald, Jackie R. Jr.-Captain-March 22, 2016  Cancer: Throat
Added to the COS Wall-2019

McLeroy, Brian W. Jr.-District Chief-August
5, 1995  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2016

McMahon, Joe M.-Captain-January 15, 1983  COD: Aneurysm (Heart)
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Mendoza, Jose-Firefighter-October 10, 2007  Cancer: Other
Added to the COS Wall-2010

Miller, James G. Jr.-Sr. Captain-April 10, 2006  Cancer: Brain
Added to the COS Wall-2013

Mize Robert L.-District Chief-March 10, 1944  COD: Heart
Added to the COS Wall-2015  

Morado, Anthony Sr.-Senior Captain-August 26, 2019  Cancer: Bladder Cancer
Added to the COS Wall-2021


Morris, John W.-Firefighter-May 8, 2013 
Cancer: Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Full Honors 2016

Musachia, Charles A.-Captain-June 15, 2006  Cancer: Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2018

Norris, Dewayne W.-Chauffeur-July 11, 2010  COD: Cardiac Arrest
Added to the COS Wall-2012

Pacheco, Gerado L.-Firefighter-August 3, 2020 
COD: COVID-19
Added to the COS Wall-2021

Pierce, Thomas D. Jr.-Captain-September 22, 2014  Cancer: Prostate       
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Full Honors-2016

Pollett, Charles E.-Captain-August 4, 1985  Cancer: Esophageal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Powers, Jerry M.-Firefighter-July 5, 2005  Cancer: Renal Cell Carcinoma
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2016

Radcliffe, Charles E.-Chauffeur-December 28, 1994  Cancer: Lymphoma
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors


Railsback, Richard S.-Chauffeur-July 10, 1991  Cancer: Lymphoma
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Raney, Kyle Q.-District Chief-April 16-2009  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2010

Rao, Rocco R.-Chauffeur-May 16, 2003  Cancer: Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2018

Rice, Kyle T.-Engineer/Operator-August 17, 2019  Cancer:Stage IV Pancreativ Adenucarcinoma
Added to the COS Wall-2021

Richard, Felix A.-Captain-March 19, 2013
  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Ritchie, Raymond A.-Firefighter-February 3, 2014  Cancer: Lung  
Added to the COS Wall-2015

Roberts, Marquart M.-Firefighter-January 4, 2017  Cancer: Multiple Myeloma
Added to the COS Wall-2018

Rodgers, Willie D.-Captain-September 17, 1998  Cancer: Liver
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Russo, Anthony A.-Arson Investigator-November 16, 2018  Cancer: Nasopharyngeal Carcinoma
Added to the COS Wall-2020

 Russo, Benjamin-Inspector-December 29, 1993  Cancer: Brain
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Sattiewhite, Travis L. Sr.-Firefighter-March 14, 2011  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2012

Schoenberg, Keith J.-Firefighter-November 12, 2011  Cancer: Prostrate
Added to the COS Wall-2013

Scott, John W.-Chauffeur-August 17, 2013  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2016

Search, Daniel J. -Firefighter-March 10, 2012  COD: Cardiac Arrest
Added to the COS Wall-2012
               


Searcy, Tommy W.-Captain-September 8, 2020  COD: COVID-19
Added to the COS Wall-Honored 2021

Selph, Leonidas-Captain-January 8, 1999  Cancer: Prostate
Added to the COS Wall-2017

 Sharp, Clarence O.-Sr. Captain-April 28, 2011  Cancer: Esophageal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Shaw, Scott A.-Engineer/Operator-Octoer 13, 2019  Cancer: Renal Cell Carcinoma
Added to the COS Wall-2021

Shuptrine, Elmer-Firefighter-September 4, 2013
  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2017

Simonton, Claude C.-Deputy Chief-February
9, 2004  Cancer: Bone
Added to the COS Wall-2016

Smith, James L.-Chauffeur-September 19, 2012  Cancer: Colon
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Smith, Richard F.-Firefighter-April 28, 2007  COD: Cardiac Arrest
Added to the COS Wall-2010

Snider, Dennis W.-Firefighter-December 13, 2011  Cancer: Colon  
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Snider, Louis M.-Chauffeur-June 12, 2013  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2016

Snow, Billy B.-Inspector-December 10, 2013  Cancer: Prostate
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2016

Soukup, James B.-District Chief-February 17, 2020 Cancer: Melanoma
Added to the COS Wall-2021

Stephens, Joel S. Lieutenant-South County FD/HFD December 21, 2018 Cancer: Prostate
Added to the COS Wall-Honored 2021

Stephens, Leonard-Firefighter-January 6, 2011
  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Stubblefield Ruben L.-Senior Captain-January 11, 1991  Cancer: Pancreatic Cancer 
Added to the COS Wall-2020

Surratt, Randy B.-Firefighter-April 27, 2010  Cancer: Hodgkin’s
Added to the COS Wall-2010

Templeton, Robert A.-District Chief-September 8, 1962  COD: Cardiac
Added to the COS Wall-2015

Tortorice, Anthony J.-Captain-January 4, 2011  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2012

Ussery, Jimmy D.-Firefighter-December 11, 2011  Cancer: Glioblastoma Multiforme Brain 
Added to the COS Wall-2012

Valdez, Rudolph Jr.-Firefighter-January 14, 2016  Cancer: Kidney
Added to the COS Wall-2017

Wallace, Melvin M. Jr.-Chauffeur-March 29, 2012  Cancer: Prostate
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2019

Walther, Ed L.-District Chief-July 30, 2003  Cancer: Brain
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Warden, John H. III-Captain-September 4, 2013  Cancer: Pancreatic
Added to the COS Wall-2017

Waters, Dennis B.-Chauffeur-May 25, 2010  COD: Heart Disease
Added to the COS Wall-2010

Waters, Rodney D.-Firefighter-January 31, 2009  COD: Overexertion
Added to the COS Wall-2010

Wedgeworth, Doyce E.-Captain-March 26, 1999  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2017

Wedgeworth, John W. Sr.-Dist. Chief-July 20, 1989  Cancer: Head and Neck Carcinoma
Added to the COS Wall-2018

Wedgeworth Phillip J.-District Chief-May 10, 2018  Cancer: Aden carcinoma of the Lung and Bone

Wedgeworth, Riley L. III-Sr. Captain-June 13, 2016  Cancer: Squamous Cell Carcinoma
 
Added to the COS Wall-2017


                                                                                              

Wesley, Larry A.-Firefighter-January 19, 2007  Cancer: Leukemia
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Not Received Full Honors

Wheeler, Jim-Captain-May 18, 2002  Cancer: Esophageal
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2018

Whitfield, Stephen R. II-Cadet-March 31, 2016  COD: Cardiac Arrest
Added to the COS Wall-2017

Williamson, Mark
F.-Chauffeur-January 21, 2014  Cancer: Colon  
Added to the COS Wall-2016

Winterhalter, Scott S.-Chauffeur-June, 28 2008  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2017

Wright Paul C.-District Chief-March 26, 2005  Cancer: Lung
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2017
 
Zinnante, Charles J.-Firefighter-January 22, 2010  Cancer: Sinus
Added to the COS Wall-2015-Honored 2017
 

 

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