Asaph Reginald Eaves was Atlanta’s first Public Safety Commissioner and a Fulton County Commissioner. The uncle of current Fulton County Commission chairman John Eaves, died on June 9, in Jacksonville, Florida. He was 81.

A. Reginald Eaves was also a founding member of the Georgia Association of Black Elected Officials (GABEO) and the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives (NOBLE).

Friends, co-workers, and community leaders gathered at Ebenezer Baptist Church on Friday to celebrate his life. Among those participating in the service were Rev. Dr. Raphael G. Warnock, Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church; Rev. Jasper Williams, senior pastor of Salem Bible Church, Rev. Dr. Gerald Durley, pastor emeritus with Providence Baptist Church, and former Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin.

Click below to hear a montage of the service.

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