Capt. Ronald F. Wassenberg Captain Ronald F. Wassenberg died June 2, 2009, and was born Nov. 15, 1938, to the late Leo & Claire Wassenberg. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Betty Wassenberg, who died in 1980. Mr. Wassenberg attended college in Miami & later joined the Air Force & became a Load Master. He was taught by his father to fly at the early age of 15. He left the Air Force & went to work with Zantop Airlines. In 1962, he was hired by Delta Airlines where he made Captain at the age of 29. He took early retirement in 1996 after being there for 34 years. He soon realized that he missed flying & was hired by Orient Thai Airlines in Bangkok, Thailand. He remained there for 3 years & later went on to fly between England & Belgium for the next 3 years. These last 3 years he flew over in Dubai, W.A.E. He remained very active until his illness occurred. As long as he was flying, he was very happy. He was always very devout in his Catholic religion. No matter where his travels took him he found a church to attend. He will be greatly missed by his family & many friends all over the world. He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Linda Wassenberg; daughters, September (Bob) Eason, Shade (Wiley) Robinson, Melanie (Stilly) McFadden; sons, Sam (Robin) Wassenberg, Todd Kendrick, Scott (Amy) Kendrick; grandchildren, Farh Robinson, Trammel Robinson, Renn Eason, Emey Eason, Anna-Leigh Eason, Nanny McFadden, Elizabeth McFadden, Stillman McFadden, Hollie Wassenberg, Alex Kendrick, MaCrae Kendrick, Kooper Kendrick; brother, Dick Wassenberg; and sisters, Sheila Harris & Sally Bembeneck. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to St. George Catholic Church, 771 Roscoe Road, Newnan GA 30263. Condolences may be expressed online at www.mckoon.com . There will be a Mass held for him at St. George Catholic Church on Saturday, June 6 at 11 a.m. Father Austin Fogarty will officiate. A celebration of his life will be held in the social hall of the church following the service. McKoon Funeral Home, 770-253-4580.

More Obituaries

Mr. Herb Prevatt

Mr. Herb Prevatt, 78, of Newnan passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at Piedmont Newnan Hospital. He was born March 9, 1936, in Ocala, FL ... Read More


Carl V. Dendy

Mr. Carl V. Dendy, 86, of Newnan, died at his residence on Saturday, October 25, 2014. He was born in Fulton County to the late Clark Howell ... Read More


Dr. Mark A. Melton

Voltaire wrote "God gave us the gift of life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well." Dr. Mark Andrew Melton lived a life ... Read More


Delmos Michael Perry Jr.

Delmos Michael Perry, Jr., 57, of Newnan, Georgia, passed away Sunday, October 26, 2014, at his residence. He was preceded in death by his f ... Read More


Mrs. Joyce Mercer

September 6, 1931 – October 27, 2014 Mrs. Joyce Mercer, 83, of Newnan, GA, passed away on Monday, October 27, 2014, at her residence. ... Read More

Mrs. Mary F. Robinson

Mary Frances Robinson, 80, of Canton, passed away Monday, October 27, 2014, at the Brian Center in Canton. Funeral services are scheduled fo ... Read More