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Lawrence County mourns loss of former Sheriff


It is with great sadness the the Lawrence County Sheriff's Office announces the loss of former Lawrence County Sheriff Doug Seneker.  Early Tuesday morning August 10, 2010 Sheriff Seneker passed away at a local hospital. 

Funeral arrangements have been made as follows:  Visitation will be as Fossett-Mosher Funeral home in Mt. Vernon from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday August 13, 2010.  Funeral services will be at the Presbyterian Church in Mt. Vernon on Saturday August 14, 2010 at 10:00 a.m.

Sheriff Seneker served as Sheriff of Lawrence County from 1996 until retiring in 2004.  He served the community as a deputy prior to his election as Sheriff.  He also served many years as Assistant Fire Chief for the City of Mt. Vernon Fire Department and The Mt. Vernon Rural Fire Department.  He was also a military veteran.

Sheriff Seneker will be missed not only by this office but by many close friends.