Mr. Counts died on February 10, 2018 at Magnolia Regional Health Center. He was born on March 28, 1931 to the late Columbus Criner and Sarah Vearl Johnston Counts. He was a graduate of Corinth High School and later obtained his mechanical engineering degree in 1957 from Auburn University. Mr. Counts was a Korean War veteran and a member of The Sons of the American Revolution. He had a successful professional career as an engineer and retired from TVA. In his spare time he was a skilled craftsman but what he enjoyed the most was genealogy and studying his family’s history.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, William Campbell Counts.
He is survived by his sister, Effie Doles; nephews, Steve Doles and Robert Counts and a host of other family and friends.
Memorial Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.