25 Weird But Memorable Last Words Of Condemned Criminals

William Prince Davis - 1999

William Prince Davis - 1999

“What about them Cowboys?” - was then given a lethal injection for murder.

Daniel Wayne Cook - 2012

Daniel Wayne Cook - 2012

“I’d like to say sorry to the victim’s family. I know that’s not enough… Where am I? To my lawyers, thank you. Red Robin, yum. I’m done. I love you.” - lethal injection for rape and murder.

John Deering - 1938

John Deering - 1938

“When I was a kid raising hell everyone told me I’d end up on the gallows, so I thought I’d fool them. Also, there’s an old saying I like: Live by the sword and die by the sword.” - electric chair for murder.

Omer R. Woods - 1924

Omer R. Woods - 1924

“Say goodbye to my brother and daughter.” - firing squad for murder.

Ray Gardner - 1951

Ray Gardner - 1951

“I’m ready to go. No one will miss me. My life has been worthless.”- firing squad for murder.

George Appel - 1929

George Appel - 1929

“Well folks, you’ll soon see a baked apple.” - electric chair for murder (see what he did there?)

David Castillo - 1998

David Castillo - 1998

“There is no man that is free from all evil, nor any man that is so evil to be worth nothing.” - lethal injection for murder.

Herman Ashworth - 2005

Herman Ashworth - 2005

“A life for a life, let it be done and justice will be served.” -lethal injection for murder

Anna Antonio - 1934

Anna Antonio - 1934

“I don’t care what you do to me. I am not afraid to die. I have nothing on my conscience. I never killed any one.” - electric chair for murder.

Gary Gilmore - 1977

Gary Gilmore - 1977

“Let’s do it!” - firing squad for murder

Robert Alton Harris - 1992

Robert Alton Harris - 1992

“You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everybody dances with the grim reaper.” - gas chamber for murder

Kenneth Hogan - 2014

Kenneth Hogan - 2014

“There’s a chemical taste in my mouth. I’m going. I’m going. I’m going.” - lethal injection for murder

Robert Gleason Jr - 2013

Robert Gleason Jr - 2013

“Well, I hope Percy ain’t going to wet the sponge. Put me on the highway to Jackson and call my Irish buddies. Póg mo thóin (kiss my ass). God bless.” - electric chair for murder

Robert Charles Towery - 2012

Robert Charles Towery - 2012

“I love my family. Potato, potato, potato.” - lethal injection for murder

Jose Villegas - 2014

Jose Villegas - 2014

“I would like to remind my children once again I love them. Everything is OK. I love you all, and I love my children. I am at peace. It does kind of burn. Goodbye, goodbye." - lethal injection for murder

John Marek - 2009

John Marek - 2009

“Jesus, remember the sinners." - lethal injection for murder

James French - 1966

James French - 1966

“How’s this for your headline? ‘French Fries'." - electric chair for murder (if only he'd been a journalist instead of a killer)

Gerald James Holland - 2010

Gerald James Holland - 2010

“I’m really deep down in my heart sorry it happened. I wish this would bring her back. I want you to know that I’m very sorry this ever happened. I knew it was wrong but it was alcohol, despair and temper that caused it. That’s it.” - lethal injection for murder

Jeffrey Matthews - 2011

Jeffrey Matthews - 2011

“I think that governor’s phone is broke. He hasn’t called yet.” - lethal injection for murder

Marvallous Keene - 2009

Marvallous Keene - 2009

“I have no words.” - lethal injection for murder (but, like, those are words..)

Robert Walter Avery - 1943

Robert Walter Avery - 1943

“It’s getting light. What’s holding those fellows up?” - firing squad for murder

Eddie Slovik - 1945

Eddie Slovik - 1945

“Don’t worry about me. I’m okay. They’re not shooting me for deserting the United States Army – thousands of guys have done that. They’re shooting me for bread I stole when I was 12 years old.” - firing squad for desertion

Thomas Arnold Kemp Jr - 2012

Thomas Arnold Kemp Jr - 2012

“I regret nothing.” - lethal injection for murder (not even the getting caught bit?)

Aileen Wournos - 2002

Aileen Wournos - 2002

“I’d just like to say I’m sailing with the Rock and I’ll be back like ‘Independence Day’ with Jesus. June 6, like the movie, big mother ship and all. I’ll be back.” - lethal injection for murder

George Engel - 1887

George Engel - 1887

“Hurrah for anarchy! This is the happiest moment of my life!” - hanged for murder