Mr. Cruz died Tuesday, May 20, 2014, at his residence following an extended illness.
Born Oct. 8, 1941, in San Juan Pueblo, N.M., he was a son of the late Francisco and Felicita Martinez Cruz. He was also preceded in death by his son, Harold Robert Cruz; son-in-law, Robert Wesley Jennings, and several siblings.
Mr. Cruz was of the Catholic faith. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Cruz was retired from C&H Mechanical.
Survivors include his wife, R. Manuelita Cruz of Clarkesville; daughter, F. Angela Cruz Jennings of Covington; grandson, Cody Cruz of Baldwin; great-grandchild, Kaylen Jade Cruz of Baldwin; sister, Dora Mae Cruz, and brother, Wilbert Cruz, both of San Juan Pueblo, N.M.; numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Mrs. Manuelita Cruz, 634 Dooley Road, Clarkesville, GA 30523, to help with medical expenses.
Those wishing to express online condolences to the Cruz family may do so by visiting whitfieldfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are in the care of Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel, Demorest.
The Northeast Georgian
May 23, 2014