Terry Stonecipher Death, Obituary – We are extremely sorry to inform you of the passing of Chief Terry Stonecipher of the Klawock Police Department, which occurred suddenly and unexpectedly early this morning. Our hearts go out to you during this time of loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with Chief Stonecipher’s family and friends at this difficult time. We have to break the news to you about this newest turn of events, and we do it with a heavy heart. Everyone will experience loss in their own special way when he passes away.
All of the flags that are symbolic of our city will be flown at half-staff today in remembrance of Chief Stonecipher and in recognition of the many years that he devoted to serving our community. In addition, we will raise our glasses in a toast to the many contributions that he made during those years. We would want to take this time to express our gratitude to Chief Stonecipher for all of the hard work and dedication he has brought to this organization over the years. I would want to take this opportunity to thank you, Chief Stonecipher, for the many years that you have spent serving the community of law enforcement officials. Your dedication is greatly appreciated.
We are extremely grateful for the hard work and service that you have provided. During this trying time, our community is uniting in prayer for the man’s wife and their children. Our thoughts and prayers are with them. They are in our prayers and in our thoughts at this time. During this time, they are being kept in our thoughts and prayers alike. We will continue to remember them. According to what I have seen and heard, he was a truly nice man, and whenever James and I had the opportunity to speak with him, we both found him to be very kind.
I found him to be very kind anytime we had the opportunity to speak with him. I thought he was quite generous and thoughtful. I am thankful that we were able to talk to each other and that we were given the chance to do so. From what I could gather about him, he exemplified the meaning of the term “gentleman” in its broadest definition. My life experiences have taught me to believe that this is the case. I have been through a grief experience that isn’t all that dissimilar to the one that his family is going through, and I’m sorry for your loss. Please accept my heartfelt condolences. I am very aware of how difficult it might be to go through something that is even remotely similar to this.