Obituaries

WILLIAM GAINES EGGERS -

William Gaines Eggers, 82, of Springfield, died Monday March 19, 2012 at North Crest Medical Center. Funeral services were conducted Thursday March 22nd at 11:00 a.m. in the Oakhurst Chapel of the Robertson County Funeral Home with Dr. Frank Gagliano officiating. Interment followed in Robertson County Memorial Gardens. Mr. Eggers was born June 10, 1929 in Beaver Dam, N.C. to the late Harrison Clay and Rachel Hagaman Eggers. He was a retired welder with Catapillar Equipment and was a member of South Haven Baptist Church. Mr. Eggers was a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served during the Korean Conflict. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Evelyn Barlow Eggers of Springfield; son and daughter-in-law, Gary Lynn and Betty Eggers of Snellville, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Paul Love of Adams; brother, Bobby Eggers of Mountain City, TN; grandchildren, Heather Coyle, Heidi Martin, Dustin Eggers, Rebekah Dorris, John and Joseph Love, eight great grandchildren.

Memorial contributions may be made to the South Haven Church building fund or to the Alzheimer’s Association

Robertson County Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.