Deputy Sheriff Jack Edward Gwynes
Nassau County Sheriff’s Office, Florida
End of Watch: Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Cause of Death: COVID19
Deputy Sheriff Jack Gwynes died from complications as the result of contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty while assigned to the Nassau County Courthouse.
Deputy Gwynes had served with the Nassau County Sheriff’s Office for 26 years. He is survived by his wife, two children, and six grandchildren.
Beginning in early 2020, thousands of law enforcement officers and other first responders throughout the country contracted COVID-19 during the worldwide pandemic due to requirements of their job. Many of these first responders have died as a result of COVID-19, and continue to do so as the virus spreads across the United States.