Mr. Bill Eubank
DEARING, Ga. - Mr. Bill Eubank, 84, husband of Glenna
Parker Eubank, entered into rest Monday, February, 21, 2011, at
Doctors Hospital, Augusta.
Bill was originally from Columbia County, born there in 1926 to
the late Jackson Eugene Eubank, Sr. and Fannie Mae Hunt Eubank,
and had been a resident of McDuffie County most of his adult life.
Mr. Eubank was a veteran of World War II, having served in the
Merchant Marines and the Korean Conflict as a medic. He is a 1949
Graduate of the University of Georgia in Agricultural Economics.
In 1948 he married Anne Culpepper at her home in Dearing and
moved to Dearing into the same home that continued to be his
residence. He became a member of Dearing Baptist Church and
served as a deacon until his passing.
Bill came to McDuffie County to work with Culpepper Lumber
Company at the hardware and building supply in Thomson. He
became manager in 1953 and it was there that he got to know many
of the people of McDuffie County. In 1961, he became President
of Culpepper Lumber Company and began to oversee and direct
the lumber, land and timber operations in Dearing. His leadership
and diligent work guided the growth and development of this
McDuffie County Company for many years. He continued to serve
as president until he retired in 2003.
Bill and Anne have two children who were educated in the
McDuffie County School System. He served as a member of the
McDuffie County School Board from 1961 through 1976, serving
as chairman the last six years Bill Eubank was mayor of the Town
of Dearing from 1962 through 1998. For his many years of faithful
service, the Town of Dearing named their new City Park in his
honor. He began serving on the Board of Directors of First National
Bank in 1968 and continued to serve as a board member at SunTrust
of Thomson. Bill is a past member of the Dearing Lions Club and
the Thomson Kiwanis Club. He has been a member and chairman
of the McDuffie County Development Authority and has served as a
board member for McDuffie County Chamber of Commerce.
In 1995, Bill lost his beloved wife Anne and companion and
then in 1996, he married Glenna Parker of Jesup and they have
been happily married for fifteen years. His family would like you to
know that in all his service to church, city and community, he has
shown that loving God and loving your family were the things he
truly valued most in all of his life.
Survivors include his wife, Glenna Parker Eubank; his children
Wm. Harold Eubank, Jr. and wife Mary Lynn, Appling and
Peggy Eubank Brooks and husband Lem, Dearing; grandchildren,
Elizabeth Eubank Hill and husband David, Auburn, AL, William
Eubank, III and wife Amanda, Savannah, Jackson Eubank, IV,
Dallas, TX, John Eubank, Atlanta, Marianne Brooks West and
husband Jayson, Greensboro, NC, Margaret Brooks Pangle and
husband Shane, Evans, Lemuel Brooks IV and wife Anna Beth,
Grovetown; and 15 great grandchildren; The children of Mrs.
Glenna Parker Eubank are Lynnah Parker Welch and husband
Jimmy, Bill Parker and wife Michelle, Stephen Parker and wife
Regina; grandchildren Parker Welch, Glenn Welch, Carrie Parker,
Billy Parker, Lewis Parker, Brooks Parker and Peyton Parker, all
of Jesup; one brother John D. Eubank, Appling; five sisters, Julia
Eubank Anderson, Appling, Daisy Eubank Roberts, Evans, Betty
Eubank Stanley, Thomson, Ann Eubank Parker and husband
Jimmy, Ludowici, and Jackie Eubank Legg and husband Gene,
He was preceded in death by his siblings Jackson Eugene Eubank,
Jr. and Frances Eubank Richardson.
Funeral services for Mr. Eubank were held on Thursday, February
24, 2011, at 4 p.m. in the Sanctuary of Dearing Baptist Church,
265 North Main Street, Dearing, with the Dr. Michael Timmerman
and the Rev. Glenn Reese officiating.
Pallbearers were Robert Eubank, Lloyd DeFoor, Jack Parker,
Steve Dwyer, Gene Anderson, Jimmy Roberts, Pat Aldred and
Garrett Edmunds. Honorary pallbearers were Deacons of Dearing
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorials be
made to Dearing Baptist Church, PO Box 279, Dearing, GA
Starling Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Web posted on Thursday, March 03, 2011