Thomas McElreath, 80, of Rutledge, passed away Tuesday, December 6, 2016. McElreath enjoyed collecting antiques and loved going to the mountains. He was married for 32 years to Carole McEreath. He was preceded in death by his son Jeff McElreath; parents, Leroy and Talulah McElreath; brothers, Lewis McElreath, Billy McElreath; sister Nell Durand.
Survivors include his wife, Carole McElreath, of Rutledge; daughters and son-in-law, Cindy and Randy Hester of Good Hope; Terri Hudkins of Eatonton; sons and daughters-in-law, Steve McElreath of Fairbanks Alabama, Mickey and Bonnie Mobley of Covington; 12 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Hammond, Betty Jean Nagy; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral Services for Mr. McElreath will be held Friday, December 9, 2016, 11 a.m., at the Chapel of Caldwell & Cowan, 1215 Access Road, in Covington with Pastor Wayne Ghann officiating and internment following in Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends may visit with his family at the funeral home, Thursday, December 8, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Visit caldwellandcowan.com to place online condolences or call 770-786-7062.