2018-04-12 / Obituaries

Harold W. Echols


HAROLD W. ECHOLS HAROLD W. ECHOLS Harold W. Echols, 77, of LaFay­ette, Georgia, formerly of Lincoln­ton, passed away Wednesday, April 4, 2018.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, in Wilbanks Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Joel Miller officiating. In­terment followed in Naomi Cem­etery.

Harold was born on May 10, 1940 in Washington, Georgia to the late Harold W. Echols, Sr. and Rosa Lee Walton Echols. He graduated from Lincoln County High School, class of 1958. Harold was a route salesman for Kerns Bakery and retired from Shaw Industry from the maintenance department. After retirement Harold became an avid golfer, and enjoyed singing Kara­oke. He was also a member of the Pleasant Hills UMC.

Harold is survived by his lov­ing wife of 59 years, Hilda Banks Echols; daughters and sons-in- law, Rose (Rick) Dean of Dalton, Georgia, and Monteia (Suttle) Hunt of Rocky Face, Georgia; son and daughter-in-law, Randy (Storme) Echols of Rock Spring, Georgia; grandchildren, Kalee Dean, Lacee Kendall, and Josh (Katie) Hunt; great-grandchildren, Ozzy Kendall, Alayah Dean, Maddux Dean, and Ansleigh Hunt; and several nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Sam Bradley, Scott Caudle, Mel Cray, David Rush, Bobby York, and David Mil­lican.

Arrangements were by Wallis- Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFay­ette.

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