Retired EPD K-9 Passes Away Gets a Proper Goodbye
Evansville Police Department K-9 Bubba passed away at age 14 after 6 years of service to our community.
Southern Indiana Police Canine Association posted the news of the retired k-9's passing. K-9 Bubba served our community from 2006-2012 with his Handler Detective Wayne Hunt as a part of the Task Force Narcotics Unit. Before he was a police dog, K-9 Bubba was a local rescue, talk about a cool story, from rescue dog to police dog. K-9 Bubba passed away on October 7th after spending the last 7 years enjoying his retirement and getting to be a loved member of his family with Sargeant Wayne Hunt. K-9 Bubba was 14 years old when he passed.
He was given a proper goodbye from fellow officers and was then laid to rest at the FOP PAL Camp Cemetery. Thank you for your service to the community K-9 Bubba, and our heartfelt condolences to K-9 Bubba's family.
Here's what Southern Indiana Police Canine Association had to say about his passing:
It is with a very heavy heart and great sadness that we would like to announce the passing of one hell of a police dog, retired EPD K-9 Bubba.
K-9 Bubba served with his Handler, Det. Wayne Hunt, from 2006 to 2012 in the Joint Task Force Narcotics Unit. Bubba was 14 years old and was a rescue from a local animal shelter. K-9 Bubba has enjoyed retirement living with now, Sergeant Wayne Hunt and his family since 2012.
K-9 Bubba was laid to rest this evening at the FOP PAL Camp Cemetery alongside all the other K-9’s that have served our region. Our heart felt condolences go out to the Hunt Family. K-9 Bubba may be gone but he certainly will not be forgotten.
The Southern Indiana Police Canine Association is a non-profit dedicated to help in providing food and medical care to retired Police Dogs who live in Southern Indiana. If you'd like to keep up with other local k-9s you can follow along with them on their Facebook and Instagram accounts @sipca_inc.