Cecil Greathouse, 89, of Columbus GA, died April 4, 2012. He received a Purple Heart for wounds suffered Feb. 13, 1945, and also was awarded a Bronze Star. After his discharge from the U.S. Army he joined the Georgia National Guard and retired from that organization in 1968. He was a lab technician for the Georgia Department of Transportation for 30 years and also was a court bailiff and auxiliary deputy for many years. Survivors include his wife, Retha; two sons; two stepdaughters; a stepson; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
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