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JW Epps

May 1, 1937 — August 29, 2023

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JW Epps, beloved husband, father, and grandfather passed away on Tuesday, August 29, 2023, at the age of 86.

JW was an avid fisherman, devoted NASCAR fan, and Ford Mustang enthusiast. He was retired from Westinghouse, where he worked for more than 38 years.

JW was born in Royston, GA on May 1, 1937 and was the son of the late Willard and Jessie Epps. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Elizabeth Damron Epps, his infant children, Michael and Anita Epps, and his sisters, Nettie Mae McCarty and Betty Jo Fowler.

Survivors include his children Bruce (Denise) Epps, Gloria (Jim) Booth; grandchildren, Melissa (Kieser) Hull, Michael Epps, Amanda (Darius) Ross, Meagan (Eric) Woods, and Wesley Booth; Eight great-grandchildren; sisters, Eulene Ingram, Willene Disharoon, and Melinda Bernard; brother, Gary Epps and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to friend and caregiver, Jennifer Parham and Bristol Hospice for their care.

The family will receive visitors from 10:00-11:00 am on Friday, September 1, 2023 at Gilead Baptist Church, 42 Booger Hill Road, Danielsville, GA 30633. Memorial services will begin at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gilead Baptist Church.

Lord and Stephens, Danielsville is in charge of arrangements.

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