John Etzle

Mr. John J. (J.J.) Etzle Jr. - RINCON - Mr. John J. (J.J.) Etzle Jr., 65, lost his battle with cancer on September 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; 4 brothers, 2 sisters and several nieces and nephews. J.J. served in the U.S. Army, with 2 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, Ga. Wednesday, October 3rd at 7:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hospice Savannah. Please sign our online guestbook at Thomas C. Strickland & Sons Funeral Home Effingham Chapel 912-754-6421 Savannah Morning News October 2, 2012 Please sign our Obituary Guest Book at

Published in Savannah Morning News on Oct. 2, 2012