Fort Worth Police and Firefighters Memorial
Memorial Location

The memorial is located on the north end of Trinity Park along West 7th Street. It occupies approximately five acres of park. » Get Directions

Hours of Operation
5:00am - 11:30pm
The displays and paths are always illuminated.

Contact Information

By Mail
3801 Hulen Suite 101
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

By Phone

A promise of remembrance.

Loy Howard Walton


Length of Service:
Three Years

Date of Injury:
May 20, 1959

Date of Death:
May 20, 1959

Location of Incident:
South Freeway @ Southwest Loop 820

Laural Land

On May 20, 1959, shortly before noon, Officer Loy Howard Walton was working with a partner chasing speeders on the access road of the South Freeway near the Southwest Loop. While chasing a speeder, Officer Walton’s motorcycle collided with another vehicle. He was transported to an area hospital, but he was pronounced dead on arrival.

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