Mr. John J. (J.J.) Etzle Jr., 65, lost his battle with cancer on Sept. 29, 2012.
J.J. is survived by his wife, Marcia Etzle; son, John (Maria) Etzle III; stepson, Michael (Julie) Johnson; grandchildren, Johnny, Katie and Sean Etzle and Connor and Matthew Johnson; four brothers, two sisters and several nieces and nephews.
J.J. served in the U.S. Army
, with two tours in the Vietnam War
. He joined the Chatham County Police Department in 1974 and retired in 2000.
J.J. was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and served in several official positions with the local Goldwing Chapter.
A celebration of life will be held at Strickland Funeral Home at 2460 Highway 21 in Rincon on Wednesday, Oct. 3 at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Savannah.
Please sign our online guestbook at www.stricklandandsonsfuneralhome.com.