MR. GREG ECHOLS, age 61, passed away Saturday, December 17, 2022, at his residence, following an extended illness. A native of Chattooga County, Georgia, he was born on February 4, 1961, to the late John B. Echols, Jr. and Betty Morrison Bagley who survives. In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by step mother, Pam Tauzer-Echols. Mr. Echols was Fire Chief for ten years and served a total of 34 years with the Summerville Fire Department, was Owner/Operator of Echols Appliance, and a member of Summerville First United Methodist Church.
Surviving are his wife, Karen Stephenson Echols; mother and step father, Betty Morrison and Roger Bagley; children, Matthew Bryan & Lauren Mitchell Echols, Jessica & Nathan Flood, Rachel & Drew Hamilton; grandchildren, Jackson Berry Echols, Caroline Ann Echols, Samuel Ellis Flood: sister, Terri & Tim Young; brother, Jim Echols; aunt, Honey & Dale Housch; several Nieces and Nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, December 22nd, at 2:00 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Chaplain Ronnie Cowart officiating, interment in Summerville Cemetery. Active Pallbearers will be Fire Fighters of Summerville Fire Department; Honorary Pallbearers will be Tim Bowman, Eric Reynolds, Matt Veatch, Lamar Fowler, Tommy Dillard, Dennis Bullard, and Scott Brown. The Family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Funeral Home.
Earle Rainwater Funeral Home in charge of arrangements for Mr. Greg Echols who passed away Saturday.