Former Nassau County Sheriff passes away

Walter Ray Geiger was Sheriff from 1992 to 2005

NASSAU COUNTY, Fla. — Former Nassau County Sheriff Walter Ray Geiger passed away Monday according to the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office.

Geiger initially worked as an officer at the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office from 1960 and retired in 1973.

Geiger then ran for Nassau County Sheriff in 1992 and was elected that December. He served three consecutive terms and ended his term in January 2005.

Funeral arrangements are still being finalized and the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office says they will send out more information when arrangements are finalized.

Hannah Lee

Hannah Lee

Hannah Lee is a General Assignment Reporter for 104.5 WOKV.

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