Cephas “Daniel” Ertzberger, 77, of Carnesville, passed away January 3, 2018.

Born September 30, 1940, he was the son of the late Cephas Lamar and Dora Bruce Ertzberger.  He was the husband of the late Tammy Bell Ertzberger. He was the brother of the late Thomas Wade Ertzberger, Thurmond Lamar Ertzberger and Geneva Bradley.  He was a member of the Franklin County High School class of 1958.  He served in the USAR as a staff sergeant for 19 years.  He was a retired  General Trades Foreman  with the Georgia Department of Transportation.  He was a member of the Carnesville Lions Club. He had been member of the Carnesville Volunteer Fire Department since 1977.  He was a member of the Lavonia Church of God.

He was survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law; Wade Ertzberger, Carnesville, and Wayne and Carrie Ertzberger; two grandsons, Tyler and Austin Ertzberger; and one sister Undine Poole, Carnesville.

Services were Friday at 3pm at the Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Tommy Childress and Rev. Adam Tripp. Interment with military honors was at the Franklin Memorial Gardens North.  The Carnesville Volunteer Fire Department as well as members of other Franklin County departments served as pallbearers.

The family request memorials be made to the Carnesville Volunteer Fire Department.