About Eddie DeLoach
Eddie DeLoach has served as the 66th Mayor of Savannah. He is an active member of the Independent Presbyterian Church and is active in Rotary and The Living Vine as well as Senior Citizens, Inc.
DeLoach represented the 7th District on the Chatham County Commission, from 1992 to 2000. During his term, DeLoach was the author of the landmark Stephens-Day Bill, which gives tax relief to Georgia homeowners, and is a model for property tax relief across the country.
Eddie's long-held passion for serving our community stemmed from watching his father, Jimmy DeLoach, serve on the County Commission for 12 years. He attended Mercer middle school and later Groves High School, and graduated from Berry College with a degree in history and political science.
Eddie DeLoach began his career as the District Manager for Kaiser in North Carolina. After a close call with spinal meningitis, Eddie decided to pursue his dream of owning a business; he headed home to Garden City, Georgia with his wife and two children to create a landscaping company, Tidewater Landscape Management with his brother Jimmy DeLoach.
Eddie has been married to Cynthia DeLoach for 42 years. The couple has raised two children, Tara and Adam, and has four grandchildren.