Cherokee County Fire
& Emergency Services

Lt. Mike Jones Retires From Fire Department

April 23, 2018

A retirement breakfast was held last Friday for Lt. Mike Jones for over 19 years of service with Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services.

Battalion-3, A-Shift hosted the retirement breakfast for Lt. Jones at Station 12 in Waleska.  Over twenty crew members attended the breakfast shared stories and memories of working with Lt. Jones.

Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, and Assistant Fire Chief, Eddie Robinson, also attended with Chief Prather preparing the biscuits and Chief Robinson preparing the sausage gravy. The station crew prepared the remainder of the meal.   After the meal, Chief Prather presented Lt. Jones with his retirement "Trumpet" after and thanked him for his many years of service.

Lt. Jones came to work for Cherokee County Fire & Emergency Services on January 4th, 1999. He was promoted to Sergeant in 2002 and in 2007 he was promoted to the rank of Lieutenant. His official retirement date was March 8th, 2018.

We wish Lt. Mike Jones a happy retirement! 

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Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, presents Jones with his
Cherokee County Fire Chief, Tim Prather, presents Jones with his "trumpet" while co-workers look on. (click image for slideshow)
Lt. Mike Jones with several of his coworkers from through the years of his service to the county.
Lt. Mike Jones with several of his coworkers from through the years of his service to the county.
Lt. Matthew Richter shares a moment with Lt. Mike Jones.
Lt. Matthew Richter shares a moment with Lt. Mike Jones.