WILLIAM M. “BILL” EUBANKS
William “Bill” Eubanks, 74, of Albany, GA died on Monday, September 6, 2021. Graveside funeral services will be conducted at 3:00 PM on Thursday, September 9, 2021, in the Vilulah Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. George Paulk officiating.
Bill was born and raised in Cuthbert the son of the late William Franklin and Lonie Shadrick Eubanks. He was also preceded in death by a sister, Mildred Eubanks Purvis.
He graduated from Cuthbert High School in 1965. He received an associate degree from Andrew College in Cuthbert in 1967 and a bachelor’s degree from Valdosta State College in 1969. He served in the U. S. Army. He was a policeman in Cuthbert before going to work with the GA State Patrol. While on the state Patrol he acquired an associate degree in Criminal Justice from Albany Junior College in 1973 and a master’s degree in Criminal Justice from Valdosta State College in 1978.
He served 34 years maximum retirement with the state patrol serving in several capacities, including radio operator, state trooper, assistant post commander, drivers license suspension hearing officer, state administrative law judge holding drivers license suspension hearings as well as welfare fraud cases. He was also the implied consent co-ordinator for the entire state keeping all law enforcement agencies officers up to date and certified to be intoxilizer operators.
He loved fishing, hunting, Nascar, V.F.W. dances and classic country music. He was a member of Acree Baptist Church.
He is survived by a son, Jerry Eubanks, a grandson, Sawyer Eubanks, a granddaughter, Alex Eubanks and former wife, Linda Eubanks. He is also survived by a nephew, Howard (Donna) Purvis as well as several cousins.
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CUTHBERT, GA 229/732-2148
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