EMS Director Bobby Tripp said goodbye Monday at a retirement party held in his honor.
It was held at EMS headquarters on Palmyra Road.
Tripp has served with EMS since 1972.
He says it's the people that have made a difference.
My whole career, I TMve been surrounded by good people and that's what's made my career so enjoyable and rewarding is the people I TMve been associated with, says Tripp.
Officials from the county, city, drug unit, and public works department were there.
Tripp's last day will be March 16.