Sylvester Cheatham Jr. of Covington died July 24 at his residence. He was born in 1927 in Orlando, Fla., to Sylvester and Luella Windsor Windsor Cheatham Sr. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He enjoyed playing poker, fishing and watching NASCAR. He liked all sports especisally baseball and the Braves. He was a lifelong member of the VFW.
Mr. Cheatham Jr. is survived by his loving wife of 67 years Sylvia Cheatham; daughter Kathy C. Davis of Covington; son Charles R. Cheatham of Covington; son and daughter-in-law Dennis and Kim Cheatham of Conyers; grandchildren Susan Waits, Brad Davis, Lindsay Cheatham, Alyx Cheatham, Mackenzie Cheatham, Kasey Davis; great-grandchildren Katelyn Waits, Jaelyn and Darnell Robinson and Asa Cheatham.
He is preceded in death by his mother and father Luella and Sylvester Cheatham, brothers Herschel Cheatham and Bobby Cheatham and sister Sara Kate Bryan.Guests may sign the online register book at www.wheelerfuneralhome.com.