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District 4: Gary Eddings

Gary's Interests:

Gary Eddings, Jr. currently serves as a representative of District 4 on the Weakley County Commission after being appointed to fill a vacant seat by the Weakley County Commission in March of 2017.

Mr. Eddings is a lifelong resident of Sharon and is very active in the community. He has served as the Fire Chief in Sharon since 2009 and is Co-Chairman of the Weakley County Fire Chiefs Association. He began employment with the Weakley County Municipal Electric System in 1987 and serves as an engineer and lineman in the Engineering Department. Mr. Eddings has also worked as a part-time Deputy at the Weakley County Sheriff's Department since 2004.

After attending Sharon School, Mr. Eddings attended Walters State Community College, Dyersburg State Community College, and Nashville State Technical College.

Mr. Eddings has served on the Weakley County Drug Coalition since 2002, and currently serves as the coalition Co-Chairman. He is also a board member of the Weakley County Government Employees' Credit Union. Mr. Eddings is certified in many life-saving skills, including: Advanced EMT with Weakley County EMS, DUI Instructor, Taser Instructor, Fire Instructor, Sudden Infant Death Instructor, CPR/AED Instructor, and Emergency Vehicle Driving Instructor. He was named West Tennessee's Officer of the Year in 2013, and First Responder of the Year by Governor Phil Bredesen in 2008.

Mr. Eddings is actively involved in the Sharon First Baptist Church, where he serves on several church committees.

Contact Information:

Weakley Co. District 4 Commissioner
Gary Eddings

524 East Main Street
Sharon, TN 38255
(731) 456-2865
Email: garyeddings@weakleycountytn.gov

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