Obituary and funeral service: William ‘Kerry’ Cheatwood, 71, of Loganville

William “Kerry” Cheatwood, age 71 of Loganville, GA, passed away Tuesday, May, 7 2019. Bill is survived by spouse, Kyong Ok Cheatwood; daughter, Christiana Cheatwood Blair; grandchildren, Aedon Allyn Blair and William Sutton Blair; sister, Marie Dingler; three brothers, Roy Cheatwood, Larry Cheatwood, Ervin Cheatwood; several nieces, nephews, and a host of other relatives.

Bill was a native of Fruithurst, AL. He was born in Heflin, AL but lived most of his life in Montgomery, AL. Bill attended Vanguard Technical Institute and graduated in 1966 in Electronic Technology. He also attended Capital Radio Engineering Institute and graduated in 1978 in Communications Engineering. Bill worked as an Airway Transportation Systems Specialist for the Federal Aviation Administration in the U.S. Department of Transportation. Bill was a member of the American Radio Relay League and Antique Wireless Association. He enjoyed building Ham and Amateur radios and fly fishing.

The Funeral Service to honor and celebrate the life of William “Kerry” Cheatwood will be held on Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 1:00 PM EST (12:00 PM CST) at Fruithurst Baptist Church, 125 School Street, Fruithurst, AL 36262. Interment will follow at Upper Cain Creek Cemetery, 661 County Road 65, Fruithurst, AL 36262. The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday 1 hour prior to the service.

Condolences may be sent or viewed at www.wagesfuneralhome.com. Tom M. Wages Funeral Service, LLC, A Family Company, 3705 Highway 78 West, Snellville, GA 30039 (770-979-3200) has been entrusted with the arrangements.

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