Martha SparksSociety Editor
September 5, 2012
Members of the Kanawha County Sheriff’s Office traveled to Logan to bury one of the own Tuesday afternoon.
Kanawha County Sherriff’s Deputy Corporal Greg Eplin, 46, of Logan, died Friday, August 31, 2012, from cancer.
Eplin also was a former member of the City of Logan Police Department and the W.Va. National Guard. He attended the Mt. Gay Freewill Baptist Church, and a member of the Kanawha County Deputy Sheriffs Association.
Survivors include his mother, Helen Robinson Eplin, and wife, Angie McCloud Eplin, and a stepdaughter, Meghan Sexton. He was also survived by four brothers and two sisters.
Eplin’s was the second of three funerals being held this week in West Virginia for law enforcement members.
A memorial service was held at the Charleston Civic Center Sunday for West Virginia State Trooper Cpl. Marshall Bailey and a service for West Virginia State Trooper Eric Michael Workman is set for 2 p.m. today at the civic center.
Police say Bailey and Workman were shot by a 22-year-old Oak Hill man who pulled a handgun hidden in his pants as he sat in the backseat of a cruiser. Gunman Luke Baber was later killed in a shootout with another officer.