Linemen retire after combined 62 years

Posted on Jan 26 2017 in Orange County REMC



Orange County REMC bids farewell to Journeyman Linemen Gary Cheatham and Jeff Bennett as they announced their retirement this month. Cheatham has been employed by the co-op for 36 years and Bennett for 26 years.

“You can never make yourself or the company ready for the retirement of guys like Jeff Bennett and Gary Cheatham,” said Matthew Deaton, Orange County REMC’s general manager/CEO.

The board of directors , management and employees all appreciate the years of service these two linemen have dedicated to the cooperative and its members, and wish them all the best in their retirement.