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Tuesday September 25th, 2018 11:18PM

Former Hall County Tax Commissioner Keith Echols dies in Gainesville

By Scott Kimbler Reporter

Former longtime Hall County Tax Commissioner Keith Echols, 69, died Wednesday evening at Northeast Georgia Medical Center.

Echols was tax commissioner from 2001-to-2012.

As well as being the county tax commissioner, Echols was a Gainesville-based certified public accountant.

Hall County Coroner Marion Merck said Echols died of natural causes. 

Current Hall County Tax Commissioner Darla Eden spoke with AccessWDUN and said of Echols, "Although I didn't have the pleasure of working directly with Mr. Echols, I sincerely appreciate and respect the love, respect and help that he demostrated to our residents on a daily basis for 12 years. I admire him greatly and hope to carry on that legacy".

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