Image

2:13 PM / Sunday January 26, 2020

28 Jun 2015

Deputy Sheriff Mike Terry organizes basketball tournament to benefit trust fund of slain Philadelphia Police Officer Sergeant Robert Wilson

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
June 28, 2015 Category: Local Posted by:

ABOVE PHOTO:  Deputy Sheriff Mike Terry (holding certificate) celebrates with Sheriff Jewell Williams, at his left, and Constance Wilson (Sergeant Robert Wilson’s grandmother) at his right and Shakira Burroughs (at Mrs. Wilson’s right), Sgt. Wilson’s sister.  (Photo: Philadelphia Sheriff’s Dept.)

 

Deputy Sheriff Mike Terry, with the support and help of Sheriff Jewell Williams, made it a special Saturday for the family of Sergeant Robert Wilson during a round-robin basketball tournament at Chestnut Hill College.

Terry, who is the godfather of Sergeant Wilson’s son, Quahmier, told the more than 200 people at the tournament that Wilson’s son will be financially okay for the rest of his life, and that he may have lost a biological father “but me and dozens more like me will always be there when he needs us,” he said.

Sheriff Williams also presented Terry with a certificate in support of his “hard, and selfless work in helping others”, and for “exemplifying the qualities that all of our deputy sheriff’s strive for on a daily basis.

Image

Those wishing to donate to the trust fund can make a check out to:

The Robert Wilson, III Family Memorial Trust Fund

Police and Fire Federal Credit Union

901 Arch Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Facebook
  • Twitter

Leave a Comment

Recent News

Commentary

Will money rule in this presidential race?

January 24, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email By Julianne Malveaux TriceEdneyWire.com Democrats started this presidential campaign season with more than...

Travel

Smooth Traveler: Small town tales: Short Pump and Ashland, Virginia

January 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email ABOVE PHOT: Ashland Mural (Photos: Renée S. Gordon) By Renée S. Gordon In...

Seniors

Ways to make the world a better place for seniors

January 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email Family Features By 2050, the senior population (adults age 65 and older) will...

Entertainment

Terry Crews visits Philadelphia to talk life lessons, ‘America’s Got Talent’ and the beauty of creativity

January 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email By Kharisma McIlwaine Terry Crews truly embodies the word multi-hyphenate, having been incredibly...

Color Of Money

Swiping payment cards at the pump could put your card information at risk

January 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email BPT Have you paid for gas recently at the pump where you’ve had...

Horoscopes

SUNscopes for the week of Jan. 26

January 23, 2020

Tweet Share Pin Email All Signs: This week, the Sun and Mercury are in Aquarius; Venus joins...

The Philadelphia Sunday Sun Staff