Ophelia's Funeral and Expense Fund

My beautiful wife of 43 years passed away unexpectedly on April 8, 2016. Unfortunately, due to her medical condition we could not find any life or final expense insurance. I was a 39 yr old police officer in 1984 while arresting a drunken man, he bit my rt arm broke the skin and then told me that he had hepatitis. I was advised that my wife could not catch hepatitis from sexual relatioins from me. Unfortunately that was not correct. I had to have a liver transplant in 2010 to survive. The hepatitis was type C and infected me and caused stage 4 cirrhosis and stage 4 liver cancer. My wife was unable to get a liver and kidney transplant due to her failing health. She died a terrible death and lots of pain and suffering all because of a drunk wanting to hurt a police officer arresting him. The drunk died several years ago. But he brought 32 years of pain and suffering to me and especially my wife and kids because he didn't want to be arrested for being drunk.
Being a ex police officer that had to retire at 49 yrs old because of the hepatitis C virus and the side effects of it. I feel sad that my job to protect and serve the public with low paying income took the most important thing from me. My wife was innocent person who was a crime victim by a drunk man she never had seen.
Please find in your heart to help me bury my beautiful and loving wife. She was only doing her job of being a wife of a first responder just doing his job. All I wanted to do was make sure the drunk was safe from injuring himself or others. I loved being a police officer but never wanted to cause any harm to my wife, kids and myself.

Donations

  • Christopher Wilcox 
    • $50 
    • 50 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 50 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $30 
    • 50 mos
  • Judy Snyder 
    • $25 
    • 50 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 50 mos
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Organizer

Truman Bradshaw 
Organizer
Crowley, TX
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