Born July 3, 1943, in Athens, GA, he was the son of the late Marvin and Lucy Bradley Epps. He was the brother of the late Mary Colie, Shelvey Jean Whitehead, Paul Epps, Dennis Epps, and brother-in-law of the late Wayne Pettyjohn. He had been a truck driver with Bulldog Trucking, a finish carpenter, painter, carpet and linoleum installer, and owned Triple E Construction. He was a police officer in Austell and Lithia Springs, GA. He served for 8 years in the United States Marine Corps. He was a Mason, a member of the VFW, and was of the Baptist faith.
Survivors include his wife, Joyce Johnson Epps; daughters and son-in-laws, Sabrina and Brooks Weaver, Carnesville, and Erica and Michael Christopher, Commerce; seven grandchildren, Kalei Weaver, Brandon Weaver, Kaemon Weaver, Zachery Christopher, Tessa Christopher, Cameron Christopher, and Zoey Christopher; sister Delores Pettyjohn, Athens, GA; one brother and sister-in-law, Douglas and Donna Epps, Danielsville, GA; and many nieces and nephews.
No services are planned at this time. Condolences may be sent by by mail at Joyce Epps, c/o Ginn Funeral Home, P.O. Box 37, Carnesville, GA 30521.