Current Status Bill Number:
1384Type of Legislation: Concurrent Resolution CRIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19960423Primary Sponsor: McGillAll Sponsors: McGillDrafted Document Number: bbm\10792jm.96Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960424Subject: Edward F. Eatmon
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ Senate 19960424 Received from House House 19960424 Introduced, adopted, returned with concurrence Senate 19960423 Introduced, adopted, sent to HouseView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
RECOGNIZING AND COMMENDING EDWARD F. EATMON OF KINGSTREE FOR HIS MANY YEARS OF EXEMPLARY SERVICE TO THE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA AND WILLIAMSBURG COUNTY AND WISHING HIM MUCH HAPPINESS AND SUCCESS FOLLOWING HIS RETIREMENT.
Whereas, Edward F. Eatmon of Kingstree was employed by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) in Williamsburg County beginning in 1973 as an Environmentalist; subsequently he became an Environmental Quality Manager with DHEC; and
Whereas, Mr. Eatmon was also a school teacher in Williamsburg County for seven years (from 1958 to 1965) and served as an assistant principal for one year; and
Whereas, he was born in Kingstree in 1937, son of the late Circuit Judge and former Senator J. Frank Eatmon and the late Margaret K. Eatmon, and he received his B.A. degree from the University of South Carolina and his master's degree from The Citadel; and
Whereas, he is a member of First Baptist Church of Kingstree and a former Sunday School teacher; he has been actively involved with the Kingstree Jaycees; he served on the South Carolina Sporting Dogs and Field Trial Commission for two years; and he has been a member of the South Carolina Wild Turkey Federation Committee (Black River Chapter) for three years; and
Whereas, he has been active in the Carolina Boykin Spaniel Retriever Club, where he had the Dog of the Year Award for two years, served on the board of directors for six years, and was president for three years; and
Whereas, he served on the Board of Directors of the Boykin Spaniel Society for nine years and was the board's chairman for three years; and
Whereas, he is an avid hunter and outdoorsman and is a devoted and loving husband and father; and
Whereas, he received the McKee G. Boykin Award and was the first recipient of the award along with his lovely wife Alice; this prestigious award is given "for sportsmanship and integrity and promotion of the Boykin Spaniel"; and
Whereas, Edward Eatmon is a true gentleman and is greatly respected and admired by all who know him; and
Whereas, his many years of dedicated service to Williamsburg County and the State of South Carolina officially culminated with his retirement in 1996; and
Whereas, we are very pleased to have this opportunity to recognize and commend such a deserving and outstanding individual. Now, therefore,
Be it resolved by the Senate, the House of Representatives concurring:
That the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina, by this resolution, recognizes and commends Edward F. Eatmon of Kingstree for his many years of exemplary service to the State and Williamsburg County and wishes him much happiness and success following his retirement.
Be it further resolved that a copy of this resolution be forwarded to Mr. Eatmon at 400 West Academy Street, Kingstree, 29556.