Donald Franklin Wendt, AKA Ronny Jones, age 65, of Cleveland, GA passed away on Saturday, August 21, 2021, following a sudden illness. Ronny was preceded in death by his father, William Francis Wendt Sr.; mother, Frankie Irene Wendt Mize; stepfather, Bill Mize; sons; Johnathan Wendt and Jeremiah Wendt.
He is survived by his daughters; Wendy Wendt (David Crisp) and Kari McDuffie (Justin); grandchildren, Johnathan Wendt II, Haleigh Pennington, Donya Wendt, Leah Crisp, Ivey Wendt, Alexis Wendt, Jeremiah Wade Wendt; and brother; William Francis Wendt Jr. (April).
Ronny was a man of many interests, as a young man he served in the United States Marine Corps, upon returning home he went to college and received a BBA in Accountancy from Georgia College, but he would ultimately retire from the FAA as an Air Traffic Controller. Ronny enjoyed the outdoors, walking through the woods, by creeks, you name it, he also enjoyed tearing stuff down and may have been known to enjoy a good fire. Ronny was fun loving and enjoyed a good party, he worked hard and he played hard. He was a good man who touched many lives. He will be missed.
A visitation will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021, at the Cleveland Funeral Home from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. located at 2721 US Hwy 129 S., Cleveland, GA 30528. Phone: 706-865-1500
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