A Salute To Our Service, Fire & Police Personnel - January 2018

WILLIAM OTEY PILLOW
  SHERIFF'S DEPARTMENT
CHARLOTTE COUNTY, VA.


  William Otey Pillow, was born in Charlotte County, Va. on  March 6,1890; the son of Jackson Edwin and Ollie Ramsey Pillow.   He was raised on the family farm and educated in the public school system for Charlotte.

          

William was entered into his country's WWI draft on the 5th. of June 1917 and again in the draft of WWII.


William was married to Ruth E. Harris and had a daughter, as evidenced by the 1920 U.S. Federal Census and was listed as a Retail Merchant. William entered the service of Charlotte County as a Deputy Sheriff and continued to work in law enforcement until his death.


William Otey Pillow passed away on 18 April, 1957 and was laid to rest in the Midway Baptist Church Cemetery among numerous of his kinfolk.

     

Thank you Floyd for your service.