Houston Police Retired Officers AssociationSeptember 14, 2020
Martin Q. Shofner
Retired Detective Martin Q Shofner, and HPROA member, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2020, at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Polly Shofner. Detective Shofner joined the Houston Police Department on November 6, 1961, Academy Class #25 and was also a Veteran of the United States Air Force. During his career with the department, Officer Shofner was assigned to the Patrol Bureau, Burglary and Theft Division, and the Special Thefts Division until his retirement on July 16, 1982. He is also the brother of retired Police Officer Morris D. Shofner who retired on March 10, 1988 and retired Sergeant Carl N. Shofner who retired on March 31, 1989 and the uncle of retired Sergeant Derek S. Shofner who retired on March 11, 2017.
The body is entrusted with Autry Funeral Home, 1025 Southeast Loop 456, Jacksonville, Texas 75766 (903) 586-6262.
A visitation will be held before the funeral service at Autry Funeral Home on Thursday, September 17, 2020 from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. Funeral services will begin at 4:00 p.m. Interment will be held at Graham Memorial Cemetery, Pryor, Oklahoma on Saturday, September 19, 2020.
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