PLATTSMOUTH – The Cass County Sheriff’s Office reports a farm fatality near Union on Nov. 1.

Emergency services were dispatched to the area of 12th Avenue and Waconda Road at 6:10 p.m., where 72-year-old Robert Kendall of Union was pronounced dead.

The sheriff’s report says Kendall fell from a moving tractor he was operating and was run over.

Kendall is a retired Cass County sheriff’s deputy and served the county for 26 years.

The press release credits his calm and steady approach and says he was recognized as a longstanding staple for the corrections division who led and mentored countless deputies and inmates.