John Etchison Obituary
 
In Memory of

John Etchison

July 1, 1936 - December 13, 2009
Obituary

A chapel service will be held at Collier-Butler Funeral Home on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. for Mr. John Wayne Etchison, age 73, Glencoe who passed away Sunday, December 13, 2009. The Rev. George Creel and Rev. Ricky Smith will officiate with burial at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral Home and Cremation Services directing. Mr. Etchison graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was active in The Alabama Jaycees and had a keen interest in politics. He started his career with Republic Steel and was then moved to Chicago, IL. Mr. Etchison retired in Cleveland, OH and then returned home to...
A chapel service will be held at Collier-Butler Funeral Home on Wednesday at 2:00 p.m. for Mr. John Wayne Etchison, age 73, Glencoe who passed away Sunday, December 13, 2009. The Rev. George Creel and Rev. Ricky Smith will officiate with burial at Crestwood Cemetery. Collier-Butler Funeral Home and Cremation Services directing.

Mr. Etchison graduated from The University of Alabama with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was active in The Alabama Jaycees and had a keen interest in politics. He started his career with Republic Steel and was then moved to Chicago, IL. Mr. Etchison retired in Cleveland, OH and then returned home to Gadsden.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pat Etchison; and son, John Wayne "Duke" Etchison, II.

Mr. Etchison is survived by brother, Larry R. (Dinah) Etchison; sister-in-law, Betty Ann (John) Roberts; brothers-in-law, Bill Chitwood and Mike Chitwood; and nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the staff of Coosa Valley Health Care and Dr. Todd Cross.

Pallbearers will be Joe Atkins, Gary Atkins, Hobart Hyatt, Howard Malone, Ben Johnston and Bill Chitwood.

A visitation will be held this evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Collier-Butler Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made at www.collier-butler.com

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