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Fallen Highway Workers

These 61 ODOT employees who fell in the line of duty will always remain a part of our family and in our memories.


May 10, 2018

Rickie Nichols, Jr.

Field Division: 3

Length of Service: 12/11 - 5/18

Title: Transportation Equipment Operator III

Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident

Jarrell Gray photo

May 18, 2016

Jarrell Gray

Field Division: 8

Length of Service: 12/98 - 5/16 

Title: Transportation Superintendent I

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while supervising a brush removal project along side highway

   

Jerald Warden Photo

June 11, 2015

Jerald Warden

Field Division: 8

Length of Service: 9/06 - 6/15

Title: Transportation Equipment Operator IV

Cause of Death: Worksite accident 

   

Gordon Pipkin

June 5, 2015

Gordon Pipkin

Field Division: 7

Length of Service: 5/15 - 6/15

Title: Transportation Equipment Operator I

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while edging and weeding 

   

Timothy Vandriver Photo

June 25, 2012

Tim Vandiver

Field Division: 1

Length of Service: 7/87 - 6/12

Title: Transportation Superintendent II

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while parked on roadside

   

Ira Henderson Photo

November 30, 2011

Ira Henderson

Field Division: 8

Length of Service: 7/11 - 11/11

Title: Transportation Equipment Operator I

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while removing raised pavement markers from interstate

   

Terry Club Photo

June 14, 2011

Terry Clubb

Field Division: 4

Length of Service: 12/98 - 6/11

Title: Transportation Technician III

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

   

Alonzo Evans Photo

September 8, 2010

A.C. Evans

Field Division: 2

Length of Service: 11/04 - 9/10

Title: Transportation Equipment Operator II

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

   

Robert Cherry Photo

June 8, 2007

Robert W. Cherry

Field Division: 8

Length of Service: 7/96 - 6/07

Title: Transportation Specialist II

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while removing debris from highway

   

ODOT Memorial Text

December 28, 2005

Judd Faudree

Field Division: 2

Length of Service: 2/79 - 12/05

Title: Transportation Equipment Operator II

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while flagging 

   

ODOT Memorial Text

December 1, 1998

Carolyn Woods

Field Division: 2

Length of Service: 5/77 - 12/98

Title: Transportation Maintenance Worker II

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while placing traffic control

   

Ledbetter

June 26, 1998

Gary D. Ledbetter

Field Division: 7

Length of Service: 4/96 - 6/98

Title: Transportation Maintenance Worker I

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while removing brush

   

ODOT Memorial Text

June 15, 1994

Herbert A. Albers

Field Division: 6

Length of Service: 4/79 - 10/81 & 2/89 - 6/94

Title: Senior Transportation Maintenance Worker

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

   

ODOT Memorial Text

September 7, 1993

Roy B. Bowman

Field Division: 8

Length of Service: 2/66-9/93

Title: Senior Highway Construction Inspection Technician

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

   

Harp

October 23, 1991

Leon N. Harp Sr.

Field Division: 1

Length of Service: 8/86 - 10/91

Title: Transportation Maintenance Worker I

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

   

ODOT Memorial Text

February 21, 1990

Gene Boatright

Field Division: 3

Length of Service: 4/79 - 2/90

Title: Transportation Maintenance Worker II

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while flagging

   

ODOT Memorial Text

March 10, 1988

Robert Keesee

Field Division: 3

Length of Service: 6/79 - 4/88

Title: Auto Mechanic II

Cause of Death: Worksite accident 

   

Boyd

October 7, 1987

Donald D. Boyd

Field Division: 1

Length of Service: 9/64 - 10/87

Title: Senior Highway Construction Inspection Technician

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while inspecting a project

   

Scott

September 10, 1984

Robert L. Scott

Field Division: 3

Length of Service: 4/81 - 9/84

Title: Transportation Maintenance Worker I

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

   

ODOT Memorial Text

July 26, 1982

V. Lanell Shindler

Field Division: 5

Length of Service: 12/81 - 7/82

Title: Transportation Maintenance Worker I

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

   

Paul Hatcher

January 24, 1979

Paul E. Hatcher

Field Division: 3

Length of Service: 9/78 - 1/79

Title: Highway Maintenance Man II

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while flagging

   

ODOT Memorial Text

September 6, 1978

James D. Berry

Field Division: 6

Length of Service: Unknown - 9/78

Title: Highway Engineer II

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

   

ODOT Memorial Text

July 24, 1978

Joe K. Battle

Field Division: 4

Length of Service: 1/58 - 7/78

Title: Highway Construction Technician III

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while surveying

   

ODOT Memorial Text

September 7, 1977

Oscar Standeford Jr. 

Field Division: 8

Length of Service: 9/74 - 9/77

Title: Highway Maintenance Man II

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while flagging

   

Hobbs

April 4, 1977

Pat Hobbs

Field Division: 5

Length of Service: 4/67 - 4/77

Title: Highway Construction Technician II

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

   

ODOT Memorial Text

October 7, 1975

Orville E. Holman

Field Division: 2

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

   

ODOT Memorial Text

October 10, 1973

John  E. Botts

Field Division: 4

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

   

ODOT Memorial Text

March 13, 1973

Clarence Maggard

Field Division: 8

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while striping

   

ODOT Memorial Text

February 18, 1972

Oather J. Dryden

Field Division: 3

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

   

ODOT Memorial Text

July 16, 1971

Luey V. Holland

Field Division: 4

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle

   

ODOT Memorial Text

May 18, 1971

Tom Carlile

Field Division: 5

Length of Service: 1960 - 5/71

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while flagging interstate

Behn

November 9, 1970

Austion Behn

Field Division: 1

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

June 8, 1970

Donald Killian

Field Division: 9

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while surveying

ODOT Memorial Text

September 2, 1969

F. W. Motley

Field Division: 5

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

Ray Caldwell

September 11, 1967

Ray Caldwell

Field Division: 5

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

ODOT Memorial Text

August 10, 1967

Sammie D. Wilson

Field Division: 3

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

July 28, 1967

Norris D. Crager

Field Division: 4

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

ODOT Memorial Text

November 22, 1966

Overton Love

Field Division: 2

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while installing a sign post

ODOT Memorial Text

December 3, 1965

Carl M. Strain

Field Division: 4

Cause of Death: Worksite accident 

ODOT Memorial Text

November 8, 1965

James Earldon Rose

Field Division: 3

Cause of Death: Struck by a vehicle

ODOT Memorial Text

May 25, 1965

F. Leonard Stroyick

Field Division: 8

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

July 3, 1964

Hugh E. Storts

Field Division: 8

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

ODOT Memorial Text

April 16, 1964

Alex Manous

Field Division: 2

Cause of Death: Motor vehicle accident

ODOT Memorial Text

July 24, 1963

Clarence L. Clay

Field Division: 1

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while flagging

ODOT Memorial Text

June 4, 1963

Leonard Spain

Field Division: 5

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

May 7, 1963

William S. Nichols

Field Division: 1

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle while flagging

Wilson

March 9, 1961

Riley D. Wilson

Field Division: 1

Cause of Death:  Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

October 7, 1960

Cecil Honsinger

Field Division: 5

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

December 24, 1958

Coy Blair

Field Division: 1

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle during snow and ice removal operations 

ODOT Memorial Text

November 27, 1958

Arthur L. Dooley

Field Division: 3

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle during snow and ice removal operations

ODOT Memorial Text

November 27, 1958

Alex Morgan

Field Division: 3

Cause of Death: Struck by vehicle during snow and ice removal operations

ODOT Memorial Text

August 8, 1958

James Johnson

Field Division: 3

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

June 19, 1958

Connell R. Duncan

Field Division: 8

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

March 25, 1957

Lawrence A. Felkel, Jr.

Field Division: 6

Cause of Death: Stranded in vehicle during snow storm

ODOT Memorial Text

March 25, 1957

Lawrence E. Lane

Field Division: 6

Cause of Death: Stranded in vehicle during snow storm

ODOT Memorial Text

March 25, 1957

James A. Lile

Field Division: 6

Cause of Death: Stranded in vehicle during snow storm

ODOT Memorial Text

August 17, 1955

Jim Nash

Field Division: 3

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

L.C. Sanders

November 15, 1953

L.C. Sanders

Field Division: 5

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

November 9, 1953

Henry Cornelius

Field Division: 5

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

May 14, 1940

B. A. Reynolds

Field Division: 5

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

ODOT Memorial Text

July 21, 1931

James Dawkins

Field Division: 5

Cause of Death: Worksite accident

Last Modified on Oct 27, 2020
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