William R. Elsbury Sr. HPROA Member, passed away Monday, February 20, 2012. He is the husband of Retired Police Officer Deborah J. Elsbury and the father of Sergeant William R. Elsbury Jr. who is assigned to the Homicide Division.
Sergeant Elsbury joined the Houston Police Department June 1, 1971 as a member of Academy Class 50. He worked in Patrol assigned to Central and Northwest. He was promoted to the rank of Detective, February 28, 1976 and assigned to Burglary and Theft and became a Sergeant March 17, 1984. Sergeant Elsbury was assigned to Major Offenders at the time of his retirement, July 15, 1995.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at 2:00PM at the Liberty Lighthouse Church, 321 Old River Crossing Road in Johnson City, Texas.
Reception to follow at the First Methodist Church, 105 LBJ Drive.
lst Methodist is in Johnson City, phone,, 830-868-7414