Joe R. Massey

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Joe R. MasseyCorporal Joe R. Massey
Appointed: August 1, 1946
End of Watch: May 31, 1959
Cause of Death: Gunfire

Corporal Massey, 42, was shot to death at 1:27 am while sitting at a table in Foust Service Station (corner of East Market and Regan streets) completing reports and preparing to end his tour of duty. He was shot five times in the chest at close range. The shooting was an act of revenge by an assailant Massey had ticketed earlier that evening.